Eurobodalla National Park

Eurobodalla National Park

Nestled along the pristine Far South Coast of New South Wales, Eurobodalla National Park is a breathtaking place for a weekend getaway or holiday. With stunning coastline views, iconic walking trails, native bushland and coastal heath, it is a top destination for a camping holiday. Stretching from Moruya Heads to Mystery Bay, this park is home to various native wildlife and plants and holds a deep rooted cultural and spiritual connection with the indigenous Yuin people. Visitors to the park can enjoy exploring the hiking trails, beach activities, cultural tours, and camping. 

Visitor Information

Getting there

Eurobodalla National Park is conveniently located on the Far South Coast of New South Wales.

If you’re driving from Sydney, head south on the Princes Highway (A1), which runs parallel to the park, offering easy access to various entrances along the way. The drive takes approximately four hours.

And if you’re going to Eurobodalla National Park from Canberra, expect a travel time of around three hours. Take the Kings Highway (B52), which provides a direct route to the coast, and then join the Princes Highway south to reach the park.

For those relying on public transport, regular bus services run from major cities to the nearby towns of Batemans Bay and Narooma. From here, you can book a guided tour, or hire an e-bike to  get to some access to the National Park from Moruya and Narooma.


Eurobodalla National Park spans a long stretch of coastline, much of it remote. Facilities vary but most visitors will find ready access to picnic areas with tables. Whether you’re planning a picnic, a camping trip, or just a day visit, here’s what you can expect:

Best times to visit

Eurobodalla National Park is worth visiting all year round, but the best times are spring and autumn. Spring offers vibrant floral blooms and active wildlife, making it perfect for hiking and whale watching. Autumn has cooler temperatures making it ideal for comfortable picnics and scenic walks. Be sure to check the latest weather updates before you go.

Picnic Spots

Eurobodalla National Park offers inviting picnic spots perfect for a leisurely day out. Here are some of the top places:

Eurobodalla National Park Accommodation

From beachfront cabins to luxury villas, there’s a variety of accommodation options for families and solo travellers seeking a comfortable stay.

Beachcomber Holiday Park

Campers at Beachcomber Holiday Park

Located within the national park, Beachcomber offers a variety of accommodation options, including eco-cabins with ocean views, and spacious beachfront campsites.

This multi award winning eco retreat is a hot spot for native wildlife. The park is committed to environmentally sustainable practices.

Guest can enjoy modern amenities such as a kids playground, barbecue facilities, and direct beach access.

Tuross Beach Cabins and Campsites

Tuross Beach Holiday Park is where the river meets the sea. Close to spectacular beaches of the Eurobodalla National Park and easy access to the fertile fishing grounds of Tuross Lake.

Accommodations range from rustic camping sites to modern cabins, suitable for both relaxation and seaside fun. With facilities such as a children’s playground, barbecue areas, and easy access to local cafes and shops, it’s a perfect spot for families and beach lovers.

Tuross Beach Cabins and Campsites

Ingenia Holidays Moruya

Moruya River

Located on the river bank, Ingenia Holidays Moruya offers a range of accommodations from motel rooms to ensuite cabins and villas.

Here, you can enjoy various on-site amenities, including a swimming pool, playground, and sports facilities.

Ingenia Holidays Moruya is close to all town amenities and just a short drive to Eurobodalla National Park.

BIG4 EASTS Dolphin Beach Holiday Park

 This holiday park caters to families, couples, and solo travellers. Choose from a range of accommodations, including luxury units, budget cabins, and powered sites.

Guests can enjoy modern amenities, including a swimming pool, playground, and barbecue areas. The park is in a natural bush setting and within walking distance to beautiful beaches. 

Resort style swimming pool

BIG4 Narooma Easts Holiday Park

Wagonga Inlet at Narooma

BIG4 Narooma Easts is a resort-style park set up for the most amazing family holiday getaway. The park can offer a variety of accommodation options, from cosy cabins to family units, and motorhome and tent sites.

A huge indoor heated waterpark and swimming pool, private boat ramp, tennis court, and prime waterfront location ensure a comfortable and entertaining stay.

Eurobodalla National Park Camping

If you’re looking to spend more time in nature and don’t need the amenities of Eurobodalla National Park holiday parks, there are also many different campsites for you to choose from.

Brou Lake Campground

Brou Lake campground

Nestled between the bush and the beach, this campground offers a peaceful retreat with stunning views of the ocean and lake.

It’s suitable for tents and those who enjoy a rustic camping experience. You will find limited facilities, including picnic tables and composting toilets only. Bring your own drinking and cooking water.

Managed by NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service, Brou Lake campground is free for camping with tents, small caravans and camper trailers. This scenic spot near the lake is also perfect for fishing and paddling.

Camping is free but bookings are essential and fees apply.

Congo Campground

This small campground has 29 marked campsites and is managed by NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. The campground is suitable for staying in a tent, camper trailer, or caravan.

It’s location, set alongside the pretty Congo Creek, makes it popular with families. A short track leads to the nearby  beach and a lookout point.

Offering basic facilities including toilets and a boat ramp, campers need to bring their own drinking and cooking water to ensure a comfortable stay in the wild.

Bookings are essential and site fees apply.

Camping at Congo in the Eurobodalla National Park

Moruya North Head Campground

Moruya Heads

Located in bushland near the mouth of the Moruya River and Bengello Beach, Moruya North Head Campground is in a secluded, natural setting.

Ideal for those looking to connect with nature, the area is also fantastic for river and ocean fishing, swimming, snorkelling and surfing.

A variety of sites are available along with essential facilities such as pit toilets, cold showers, firewood and drinking water. While it is a primitive campground, it can cater to a range of camping preferences and is dog friendly.

Bookings are essential to guarantee entry. 

Mystery Bay Campground

Mystery Bay Campground fronts the ocean and is one of the few natural camping areas remaining on the New South Wales South Coast.

Nestled between forested hills and the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean, this campground provides unpowered sites for tents, caravans, and camper vans. Sites are scattered throughout the native bush of mainly spotted gums, with acacias and banksias closer to the spectacular cliff headlands and small beaches.

Basic amenities include cold showers, water taps and pit toilets make for a comfortable  primitive camping experience. You can bring your dog too!

Bookings essential and site fees apply.

Pitched tent at Mystery Bay

Dalmeny Campground

Campers at the campgrounds at Dalemeny

Dalmeny Campground is situated on one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline on the NSW south coast. The campground is dog friendly and ideal for family holidays or a short break away.

With absolute beach frontage, campers will enjoy million dollar views.  Dalmeny Beach is right on the doorstep and shops, playground and cycle path to Narooma all close by. Select a powered or unpowered site and enjoy the comfort of hot showers, laundry, campfires, and small kiosk onsite.

 Bookings are essential and site fees apply.

Eurobodalla National Park Walking Trails

Eurobodalla National Park is a walker’s paradise, with a range of trails that let you explore the park’s diverse landscapes and wildlife.

Bingi Dreaming Track

An aerial view of the Bingi Dreaming track

This culturally significant trail stretches approximately 14 kilometres from Congo to Tuross Head. It traverses a variety of landscapes, including coastal bushland, heath, and stretches of pristine beach. The trail is well-marked and offers you the chance to learn about the local Aboriginal heritage.

Tracing an ancient Songline of the Brinja-Yuin people, this track is a deeply significant place for the area’s traditional Aboriginal custodians, whose ancestors have lived on the NSW South Coast for at least 20,000 years.

Read more about the Bingi Dreaming Track.

Mystery Bay to 1080 Beach Walk

A shorter but equally rewarding walk, this trail covers about 2.5 kilometres along the coastline.

Starting at the carpark at Pooles beach, the walk offers stunning views of the ocean and surrounding cliffs and is perfect for those looking for a leisurely stroll with plenty of photo opportunities.

At low tide it may be possible to reach Mystery Bay via the shoreline, and over the rocks. For this route, take the stepped boardwalk down to the beach and go north around the headland and along a broken and rocky section of the coast.

Allow about 2 hours to complete the walk and return.

View of the beach at Mystery Bay

Barunguba Montague Island

Man walking toward Montague Island Lighthouse

Accessible only via charter boat ride from Narooma, the trails on this stunning island provide a unique wildlife experience.

You can observe native migrating birds, Australian and New Zealand Fur Seals, and seasonal sightings of Little Penguins in Summer and whales in Spring.

A guided tour of Barunguba Montague Island and the historic Lighthouse and compound reveals the European and indigenous heritage of the island.

Heritage and Conservation

Eurobodalla National Park is not only a sanctuary for nature lovers but also a vital area for heritage conservation. The park plays a critical role in preserving the natural and cultural heritage of the region.

Cultural Heritage and Historical Sites

aboriginal cultural tour

The park is steeped in Aboriginal history, prominently featuring sites that have been used by the Yuin people for thousands of years. Trails like the Bingi Dreaming Track allow visitors to walk along paths that the traditional custodians of the land have used.

Beyond its Aboriginal heritage, the park contains several historical sites from the European settlement period. These include old farming equipment and homestead sites, which provide a glimpse into early pioneer life in the area.

Flora and Fauna

Eurobodalla National Park is a biodiversity hotspot, hosting a wide range of plant and animal species across its habitats. The park features towering eucalyptus trees, coastal banksia forests, heaths and a diverse range of wildlife. Dont be surprised to see a wide range of native animals including kangaroos and echidnas, and birds such as lyrebirds, emus and sea eagles. Its coastal location also attracts marine life. Keep your eyes peeled for sightings of  dolphins and seals and even whale watching during migration seasons.

Eurobodalla National Park is involved in various conservation initiatives aimed at protecting its unique biodiversity. Efforts include habitat restoration projects to preserve native flora and fauna and managing invasive species to maintain the ecological balance of the region. The park serves as a refuge for numerous species of birds, marsupials, and marine life, some of which are rare or endangered. Programs to monitor species’ health and population, such as those for the little penguin colonies on Barunguba Montague Island, are vital components of the park’s conservation strategy.

Emus at Potato Point


Eurobodalla National Park offers a wide range of activities, making it an ideal destination for those looking for recreational pursuits:

Whether you’re exploring its natural landscapes, observing its wildlife, or enjoying a quiet picnic by the sea, the Eurobodalla National Park offers countless ways to connect with nature and create lasting memories. Don’t forget to book your accommodation in advance and drop into a visitor hub to make sure you get the most out of your trip to Eurobodalla National Park!