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Myall Lakes National Park


Water activities are a popular focus of recreation in the park. The lakes calm water attract activities such as sailboarding, fishing, canoeing, yachting, swimming, water skiing, house boating and small boat use.

In complete contrast, rolling pacific breakers are a short walk from the lakes eastern shores, offer surfing and fishing. Scuba enthusiasts will find memorable dive sites around Seal Rocks and Broughton Island. If you prefer keeping your feet dry, you can explore The Grandis, the tallest tree in NSW reaching 76 metres high.

Myall Lakes National Park has various grades of walking tracks.

The Mungo Brush Rainforest 2km loop track is an easy 30 minute walk through coastal rainforest, starting from the northern end of Mungo Brush Camping Site.

The Tamboi Walk is a 4km one way easy walking track starting from the bar gate at the southern end of Mungo Brush. Wander through stunning Cabbage Tree Palm forest to the old fishing village of Tamboi, or follow the broadwalk to Brambles Green.

The Old Gibber Track is a 11km one way to Shelly Beach (or 4km one way to Johnson’s Beach) – A full day of overnight walk starting from the bar gate at the Boomeri Camping Area. Walk Through coastal forest and the “Moors”, a unique wet heathland with extensive bird life and seasonal wildflowers.

The Mungo Track a total of 21km one way – Follow the lake edge, river and beaches to Hawks Nest or choose shorter sections from access points on Mungo Brush Road.

Yaccaba Headland a 1.5km one way walk. A more challenging walk, starting from the carpark at the end of Beach Road, Hawks Nest. Although there is no formal lookout at the top, there are filtered views along the way.

There are numerous campsites located through out the Myall National Park. There are certain criteria that needs to be observed whilst camping in the Myall National Park. Details can be obtained from the Hawks Nest Newsagency including maps and park permits.

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