Nine Mile Beach—Melaleuca
Melaleuca camping area is nestled in the foredunes with easy access to the beach.
- High clearance 4WD
Camping area facilities
- Anchoring allowed
- Campfires allowed (conditions apply)
- Generators allowed (conditions apply)
- 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.
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: camp fires are allowed with strict conditions (BYO fire containers, must be enclosed and off the ground) except when fire bans apply—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.
Bookings: book online or learn about our camping booking options.
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.
Upcoming camping area availability
For more safety information see Visiting Byfield safely and camp with care.
- Temporary closure of Byfield National Park and Byfield Conservation Park for pest animal management activities 9–15 July 2023
- Temporary closure of camping areas within Byfield National Park and Byfield Conservation Park 1–31 March 2023
- Long term closure of walking tracks in Upper Stony Creek area 11 November 2021 to 8 November 2023
- Drive with care due to road hazards 13 January to 31 March 2023