The wildlife is abundant here at Myall Shores. Each day you can expect to see native animals right on your doorstep. We are passionate about the wildlife and encourage others to enjoy and respect the animals as we do.
Myall Lakes includes a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance, as well as 40km of beaches, giant sand dunes and forest.
Myall Lakes National Park supports 41 species of mammals including kangaroos, wallabies, bandicoots, native mice, antechinuses, bats, and the spotted-tailed quoll. An endangered koala population lives around the Tea Gardens/Hawks Nest area and extends into the southern area of the park, along with a resident pair at Myall Shores Holiday Park.
A significant populations of birds frequent the Myall Lakes wetlands, including black swans, egrets, herons, white-breasted sea eagles, whistling kites, black-necked storks, little terns, osprey and many others. Whilst smaller in size than Kakadu National Park, Myall Lakes has as many if not more bird species. It’s also home to the Grandis, a 76m high flooded gum – one of the tallest trees in NSW.
Myall Shores is a nature lover’s sanctuary and regardless of what time of the year you visit there is always so much to see. We often get asked what time of year is best to visit. This may seem like an easy question to answer but it really depends on what type of interaction you are hoping for. The information below may help you to decide.