"Neverending Rugged Coastlines and Crystal Beaches" Central Coast - Daytrip Tip by SierraSydney

Central Coast - Daytrip, Sydney: 12 reviews and 21 photos


Munmorah State Conservation Area:

"12 km of rugged coastline makes a fine site for water sports, coastal walks with magnificent ocean views and wildflower displays in spring."


Walk into bushland taking in the sights and sounds of the '"unique local "nightlife". Enjoy spotlighting marsupial mammals, listening for birds and frogs. Experience the stillness and darkness of the night - gaze at the stars away from the city lights.

Campsites are suitable for: caravans; camper trailers; camping beside your vehicle.

DONT LEAVE WITHOUT WALKING ALONG BIRDIE BEACH. WIth its untouched never ending beach and crystal blue waters.....no commercialism, litter and barely a soul in sight.

Warning: There are no lifeguards on this beach. There is normally a rip running South to North, which sometimes can have very strong undertows. Best advice, stay in shallow waters!

This beach is only one and a half hours drive from Sydney. On a small area in the northern end of the beach you will see a nudist section of people.

Birdie Beach can be reached by travelling along the expressway from Sydney and taking the Newcastle exit. Follow the Pacific Highway through Doyalson to Lake Munmorah. At Lake Munmorah, take Elizabeth Bay Road at the traffic lights. Drive until you see the entrance to the Munmorah State Recreational Area on the left. Turn into the park and follow the signs to the Birdie Beach car park.

Situated in a National Park a fee of $7.50 per vehicle is charged to enter the park. There is a nice camping area just off the beach with cooking facilities.

Hang gliding on the Birdie Beach Dunes:

Quite steep, these dunes offer an enjoyable dune flight hard to beat. Dune hopping, Top-Landing , can all be practiced with ease, and relative safety.

Address: Munmorah State Conservation Area:

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 1, 2004
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