Bongil Bongil National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Bongil Bongil National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
From Coffs Harbour and Urunga:
- Take the Reptom / Mylestom exit from the new Pacific Highway
- Take Perry's Hill Road from the old Pacific Highway
- Perry's Hill Road becomes Tuckers Road
- Take Boronia Street to access Sawtell headland
- Take Lyons Road for Bonville Estuary and Bongil picnic area
Park entry points
- Bundagaree access See on map
- Lyons Trail access See on map
- Sawtell Headland See on map
Parking Show more
- Bongil picnic area See on map
- Bonville Creek See on map
- Muurlay Baamgala cycle trails See on map
- Pine Creek paddle route See on map
- Tuckers Rocks Cottage See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bongil Bongil National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
With cooler weather, it's a great time to explore the mountain bike tracks in the park.
A great time to explore Bonville Creek by canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board.
Look for birds feeding on fruit-bearing trees in the rainforest.
Maps and downloads
Fees and passes
A beach driving permit is required at Bongil Beach. NSW National Parks annual passes do not cover beach permit fees.
Permits are $10 per vehicle. Available from the Mylestom Store, 16 George Street, Mylestom. Open daily 7.30am to 5pm. Phone 02 6655 4203.
Beach driving at Bongil Beach is possible with a permit as far as the southern side of Bundagen Head on North Beach. From that point, it’s walking only. NSW National Parks annual passes do not cover beach permit fees.
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.
- in the North Coast region
Bongil Bongil National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Coffs Harbour office
02 6652 0900
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 4/32 Edgar St, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
- Coffs Harbour office
Sawtell (1 km)
Sawtell is a beautiful town framed by beaches and a national park.
Coffs Harbour (10 km)
Coffs Harbour is a coastal city on the North Coast, packed with things to do. It's surrounded by lush forests and national parks.
Urunga (16 km)
Urunga is a tranquil holiday resort and one of the State's secret treasures. The town is set on a coastal location at the mouth of the Bellinger and Kalang rivers.