Nine Mile Beach—Melaleuca
Melaleuca camping area is nestled in the foredunes with easy access to the beach for swimming, fishing or walking.
- High clearance 4WD
- Trail bike
Camping area facilities
- Generators allowed (conditions apply)
- Anchoring allowed
- Tent camping
- Camper trailer camping
- Tent camping beside car
- Scenic drive
- Snorkelling and diving
- Canoeing and kayaking
Features: nestled in the foredunes with easy access to the beach for swimming, fishing or walking.
Location: 32km east of Water Park Creek and approximately 6km south of Nine Mile Access Track.
Access: Nine Mile Beach can be accessed by 4WDs with high clearance or boat. Nine Mile Beach is accessible for off-road camper trailers, track and weather conditions permitting. Read about road and track conditions. Access tracks from the beach to camping areas are marked by name and a camping and vehicle access symbol.
Number of sites: four defined open camping areas without separately defined sites. Myrtella (maximum 24 people), Melaleuca (maximum 18 people), Pandanus (maximum 12 people), Casuarina (maximum 18 people).
Camping areas are suitable for: tent camping beside your 4WD; off-road camper trailers. Note there is no guarantee that a suitable location will be available for off-road camper trailers as these areas are first-in, first-choice.
Camp site surface: grass/sand.
Facilities: none. The nearest facilities are at Five Rocks camping area in Byfield Conservation Park.
Open fires: enclosed fires are allowed (except when fire bans apply) but with strict conditions—read take care with fire. Gas or fuel stoves are recommended.
Generators: allowed. Generators may be operated only between 8am and 7pm providing they have a sound rating of 65 decibels (2.0Kva) or less.
Essentials to bring: insect repellent, sunscreen, first-aid kit, sturdy rubbish bags, drinking water and sufficient fuel for your vehicle. Read more about before you visit. Portable chemical toilets are recommended.
Mobile phone coverage: unreliable—mobile reception may be available from Stockyard Point headland or on the beach at low tide. Consider taking a satellite phone.
- Upper Stony Creek Temporary Closure 21–26 January 2022
- Long term closure of walking tracks in Upper Stony Creek area 11 November 2021 to 11 November 2022
- Potential for Byfield National Park, Conservation Park and State Forest access issues due to flooding 23 November 2021 to 28 February 2022