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Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

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    From Batemans Bay to:

    • Square Head: Turn from the Princes Highway into Cullendulla Drive, then into Blairs Road, Long Beach.
    • Cullendulla Beach: Turn from Princes Highway into Peninsula Drive (north Batemans Bay), then into McLeod Street, Timbara Crescrent, and Myamba Parade, Surfside.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    Both parts of Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve are accessible by bus, however a short walk is required from the nearest stop. For information about public transport options, visit the Priors transport info website.

    Best times to visit


    Migratory birds arrive from Russia, Asia, northeast China, and Europe for the warmer months, foraging on the sand flats where you can see them from Cullendulla Beach.


    Break out the canoe or kayak and beat the summer heat with a refreshing paddle up Cullendulla Creek.


    Make the short hike to Square Head to do the Mangrove walk, watching how the landscape changes in high and low tide.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    15.5°C and 23.5°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    6.5°C and 17.2°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day


    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).



    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.

    Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve


    Nearby towns

    Batemans Bay (3 km)

    Batemans Bay is a bustling coastal town with majestic seascapes. It's located on the estuary of the Clyde River.

    Mogo (12 km)

    In 1857, the discovery of a single nugget sparked a goldrush in the Batemans Bay area that saw the town grow to a population of 10,000 virtually overnight. When the boom was over, Mogo stalled but has been rescued by tourism in recent times thanks to its collection of historic buildings and new attractions.

    Moruya (30 km)

    Moruya is a historic dairy town on the Moruya River surrounded by dairy pastures and rugged national parks.