4 Breathtaking National Parks at the South Coast

The NSW South Coast is known for its fine beaches and stunning bushes, which makes it a go-to destination for visitors who want to go caravanning and camping. This diverse place has it all for you! From swimming to fishing and boating to bushwalking, you name it as South Coast has it.


You can also do absolutely nothing as this region is filled with some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia. In particular, it has 34 National Parks. This list is going to focus on its 4 beautiful parks namely: Jervis Bay Marine Park, Murramarang National Park, Booderee National Park, and Wadbilliga National Park.


Jervis Bay Marine Park


Jervis Bay Marine Park


Jervis Bay is one of the most spectacular parts of Australia due to its exquisite marine environment. In recognition and preservation of this environment, the 20,000-hectare Jervis Bay Marine Park was established in 1998.


It is the perfect place for having countless hours of fun while enjoying Mother Earth’s natural charm. Kayaking, scuba diving, surfing, swimming, and fishing are the popular recreational activities that visitors adore. Be careful when fishing as there are some areas where spearfishing is prohibited.


Aside from these activities, savour the fantastic views of the marine animals. Jervis Bay Marine Park is home to penguins, seals, seabirds, dolphins, and many more. Lucky visitors can catch a glimpse of the migrating whales during their yearly journey along the coast.


Location: Jervis Bay, NSW 2540

Website: http://www.mpa.nsw.gov.au


Booderee National Park

Booderee National Park

Image Credit: Parks Australia


Booderee National Park is a special park located at the Jervis Bay. It seeks to be handled with care as it is a significant place the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community (park owners) and the Koori people.


In fact, the park’s name is an Aboriginal word which translates to “plenty of fish”. Booderee’s immense ethnical background enables the visitors to learn more about the Koori culture and traditions through its Aboriginal interpretive program.


You can also enjoy the three camping grounds at Cave Beach, Bristol Point, and Green Patch.


Location: Jervis Bay Road, Jervis Bay, NSW 2540

Website: http://www.booderee.gov.au


Murramarang National Park


Murramarang National Park


Stretching about 44 kilometers of glorious coastline, Murramarang National Park is the ultimate spot to clear your thoughts. How can you not feel refreshed with the surrounding pristine waters, rich wildlife, and lush forests? The combination of these elements make Murramarang a selling point for overnight stays at the nearby cabins and campsites.


Do not forget to pack your bathing suit or swimmers to hit the waves, your fishing rod to catch some fishes, and your binoculars to views the sea eagles. An exciting time awaits you at the Murramarang National Park!


Location: One Pipe Road, East Lynne, NSW 2536

Website: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/murramarang-national-park


Wadbilliga National Park

Image Credit: Sapphire Coast

Image Credit: Sapphire Coast


Do you have a longstanding passion for the great outdoors? Or, are you craving for an adventure?  Search no further as Wadbilliga National Park has all these for you!


It showcases rugged surroundings and remote wilderness that will make nature-junkies feel satisfied. Visitors can go camping, hiking, birdwatching, or mountain biking to explore the wonders of this park. That said, the park suits the self-reliant bushwalkers and campers best.


Location: Razorback Fire Trail, Wadbilliga, NSW 2546

Website: http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/wadbilliga-national-park


Indulge in the beauty of the National Parks, amazing wilderness, unspoiled beaches, and the rural life as you visit the South Coast. I cannot believe that this premier region has more to offer besides these. I highly encourage you to it with your own eyes!

Anna Agoncillo

Anna is a Registered Psychometrician and a graduate of Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. Earning a bachelor's degree with honors in Psychological Studies, lead her to a career of writing and teaching. She is also the author of the new book entitled Psychology of Love, Money, & Life.


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