Booderee National Park

Important COVID-19 update – Booderee National Park closed until further notice

Booderee National Park is closed until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in NSW.

Due to the current lockdown requirements in regional NSW, only Jervis Bay Territory residents and essential workers will be allowed into Booderee National Park.

For community bulletins and directions affecting the Jervis Bay Territory visit

We want you to have a fantastic visit to Booderee National Park that’s memorable for all the right reasons. Here are our tips to help you stay safe, particularly near waterways!

Please read our safety information

See penguins at Murrays Beach, Booderee National Park

A beautiful beach that looks out to Bowen Island, where our local little penguin colony lives and breeds.

This tranquil beach is a fantastic spot to come and watch the sunrise slowly illuminate Bowen Island.

Please note that none of our beaches are supervised by lifeguards - please exercise caution when recreating in the water, and ensure that children are supervised at all times.  

Soak up the sun at Murrays Beach, Booderee National Park

Murrays Beach is an ideal location to cool off and relax after completing the Munyunga waraga dhugan loop walk.

Directly behind Murrays Beach there is a trail that leads to the Governor Head lookout. There you’ll find information about Bowen Island and its thriving penguin population.