Dark Beach walking track
Murramarang National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Dark Beach walking track .
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
15 - 30min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
No experience required
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
Dark Beach walking track is in the southern precinct of Murramarang National Park within the Eurobodalla Shire. To get there:
- Approximately 15km north of Batemans Bay, turn off to South Durras.
- Follow the unsealed Old Coast Road south in the park
- Turn off to Dark beach/Myrtle Beach carpark. Approximately 1km south of Murramarang Resort.
Parking is available at Dark beach/Myrtle Beach carpark.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murramarang National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Spring is a great time to dust off your hiking boots and take to the park's tracks. Try the Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walk for spectacular views of the coast and ranges.
There's no better time to head down the coast and catch some sunshine. With crystal clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, a beach camping trip is the ideal way to enjoy the Aussie summer.
Birdwatching opportunities abound at this time of year, see if you can catch the courting displays of lyrebirds in the park's rainforest areas.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 25°C
7°C and 16°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Ulladulla office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.
- 02 4454 9500
- Lot 9 Blackburn Industrial Estate, 6 Coller Road Ulladulla NSW 2539
- in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
Murramarang National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.Buy annual pass