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Seven Mile Beach National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Seven Mile Beach National Park.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Sydney or Wollongong:

    • Turn off the Princes Highway to Gerringong
    • Drive south through Gerroa to reach the park

    From Nowra:

    • Turn right off the Princes Highway at Bolong Road in Bomaderry
    • Follow Bolong Road which becomes Gerroa Road to reach the park

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Seven Mile Beach National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Walk among the tall forest trees and enjoy a leisurely picnic surrounded by bush at Gerroa picnic area.

    Spring

    Enjoy the flowering wattles and birds nesting as you wander through the forest and dunes.

    Summer

    Start your day with an early morning swim, followed by breakfast at the beach picnic area, then a stroll along the long stretch of beach.

    Winter

    Feel the cool sea breeze on your face as you take in the tranquillity of the beach in winter, enjoy the scenic views, then head to the protected Beach Road picnic area for a leisurely lunch.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 25°C

    Highest recorded

    42.4°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    8°C and 18°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.3°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    728.7mm

    Facilities

    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).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Seven Mile Beach National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Gerringong (5 km)

    Gerringong is ideally located for outdoor fun at the beach. Werri Beach is one of the best surfing beaches on the South Coast while Seven Mile Beach is one of the best for wind surfing. You can learn to surf at either beach with local experts.

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    Berry (8 km)

    Berry is an attractive and stylish village. Rustic and sophisticated its surrounded by rich dairy country below the coastal escarpment.

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    Nowra (23 km)

    Nowra is a historic city and the commercial heart of the Shoalhaven. It's on the Shoalhaven River close to beaches and national parks.

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