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Nuggan Point walking track

Meroo National Park

Overview

Go walking or mountain biking on this easy trail. Enjoy breathtaking coastal views, fishing, whale watching and birdwatching at Nuggan Point, then stop at Meroo Beach for a swim.

Where
Meroo National Park
Distance
2.5km one-way
Time suggested
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
The weather in the area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.

This walking track takes you through coastal dune forest, past coastal lakes and along sandy beaches to see spectacular coastal views at Nuggan Point.

Catch glimpses through the trees to the tranquillity of Willinga and Meroo Lakes, where bangalay-banksia forest gives way to swamp forest, sedgeland and wet heath. Walk along Meroo Beach and search for interesting shells, enjoy swimming in the glistening waters or go whale watching.

If you like fishing, why not pack your gear and settle in for a few hours of great fishing at Nuggan Point. It’s also a lovely place to picnic, with plenty of birdwatching opportunities, like sea eagles flying overhead and the superb blue wren darting about in the bushes.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

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Nuggan Point walking track, Meroo National Park. Photo: Michael van Ewijk