Paddling at Myall Lakes
Nestled on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, Australia, the Myall Lakes National Park boasts an extensive network of interconnected coastal lakes and waterways. Paddlers are treated to a diverse landscape that includes pristine sandy beaches, lush eucalyptus forests, and expansive stretches of open water. The serene ambiance of the lakes provides an ideal setting for kayaking or canoeing, allowing enthusiasts to explore the interconnected water bodies at their own pace
One of the highlights of paddling at Myall Lakes is the opportunity to observe the rich birdlife and wildlife that call this region home. The lakes and surrounding wetlands serve as a vital habitat for a variety of bird species, including pelicans, black swans, and majestic sea eagles. Paddlers often find themselves in awe of the peaceful coexistence between nature and recreation, as they glide through the water, surrounded by the calls of diverse bird species and the occasional glimpse of kangaroos grazing along the shoreline. The lakes provide a unique blend of adventure and serenity, making it a must-visit destination for paddlers of all skill levels.
General tips and insights
- It can be a windy place… other times like a mirror.
- Despite being an inland waterway, it is still tidal…
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Good places to launch from
- Launching from Korsmans Landing can be a great spot for an overnight paddle, heading out to 2 Mile Sands or smiilar, as a remote campground.
- Launching from Yeronga and heading across to Rivermouth Camground
- NRMA at Mungo Brush offs both camping and cabins, adjacent to the water.
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