Mount Imlay National Park
Fire affected area
Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.
Just 30km south of Eden, Mount Imlay National Park is great for a day trip. Go for its picnicking, birdwatching, walking, wildflowers and coastal views.
Read more about Mount Imlay National Park
Mount Imlay National Park is a peaceful pocket of remote bushland, narrow rocky ridges and deep gullies, just 30km south of Eden on NSW’s far south coast. It’s a perfect place for those who want to get back to nature and bask in the peace and quiet of the bush.
The park is part of a system of national parks and reserves that protect the coastline and ranges between Moruya and the East Gippsland region of Victoria, along with nearby parks like South East Forests National Park and Nadgee Nature Reserve. As a symbol of this, its skyline is dominated by Mount Imlay, or ‘Balawan’, as it’s known to local Aboriginal people,
Take a scenic drive through the bush and spend the afternoon picnicking under the trees. If you’re a fit walker and up for a challenge, why not venture off and walk to the summit of Mount Imlay? You’ll enjoy birdwatching along the way and incredible filtered coastal views from the top.
Highlights in this park
This challenging walking track climbs over 600m from Burrawang picnic area to the summit of Mount Imlay – Balawan. Enjoy a picnic with a view, spring ...
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- in the South Coast region
Mount Imlay National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6495 5000
Contact hours: Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods, 10am to 3pm.
- 47 Merimbula Drive, cnr Sapphire Coast Drive, Merimbula NSW 2548
- Merimbula office