Murramarang National Park


Murramarang National Park
Murramarang National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Map showing the location of Murramarang National Park
Map of Australia
Location New South Wales
Nearest city Batemans Bay
Coordinates 35°36′04″S 150°19′52″E / 35.60111°S 150.33111°E / -35.60111; 150.33111Coordinates: 35°36′04″S 150°19′52″E / 35.60111°S 150.33111°E / -35.60111; 150.33111
Area 22 km²
Established 4 May 1973
Governing body NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Depot Beach

Murramarang is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 206 km southwest of Sydney. It follows the coastline from Long Beach north to Merry Beach near Ulladulla. It is surrounded by three state forests, Kioloa, South Brooman, and Benandarrah.

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Access

There are several entrances to the park off the Princes Highway. There are two major entrances, at the northern end via Bawly Point and Merry Beach and in the southern section off the highway near East Lynne to Pebbly Beach and Durras North. Roads in the park are generally unsealed.

Pebbly Beach

Pebbly Beach in the Murramarang National Park

Pebbly Beach, one of the park's major attractions, lies between two headlands and forms a sand beach used for bathing and surfing, followed by hilly grassland towards the bush.

Attractions

  • Kangaroos graze close to the beach. Birds, including parrots are plentiful. Goannas live in the area.
  • Walks and diving along the headlands.
  • Tidal rock pools.

Activities

  • A campground is located just in the bush behind the beach.

See also

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