Middle Lagoon walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 0.2km

  • Duration: 30mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Middle Beach Rd, Tanja

  • End: Middle Beach Rd, Tanja

  • Location: Mimosa Rocks National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 421 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.64446632

  • Longitude: 150.0120403

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Middle Lagoon walking track is a 0.2km, grade 2 circuit hike, located in the Mimosa Rocks National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.

Hike Summary

Middle Lagoon walking track leads through beautiful coastal bushland featuring the ancient burrawangs - a cycad that grows abundantly on the south coast of NSW. Just north of Tathra, this short track winds through a diverse range of vegetation to the shore of Middle Lagoon. It's a great spot to bring the family or visitors to introduce them to the natural beauty of the region, with loads of wildlife and great birdwatching.
Wallabies and kangaroos are often seen near the tranquil waters of the lagoon, as well as sea eagles, pelicans and black swans. When you reach the coast, enjoy a refreshing swim or surf. You might see dolphins frolicking in the waves, or perhaps whales during their annual migration.
Retrace your steps and enjoy a leisurely picnic at the nearby tables, or if you're tempted, stay overnight at nearby Middle Beach campground or Myer House.

About the region

Located not far from Bega on the far south coast of NSW, Mimosa Rocks National Park offers a great camping holiday. Visit today to go fishing or birdwatching.

Just a short drive from Bega, Mimosa Rocks National Park offers up show-stopping headland views, beaches and pure lagoons, and you’ll be spoilt for choice with lookouts, rainforest pockets and historic sites to explore.

The park takes its name from the Paddle Steamer Mimosa that wrecked in 1863 after running onto rocks at the northern end of the park. The rocks of Mimosa have distinctive castle-like features that are the result of intricate folds, faults and intrusions occurring in the rock. For a view you’ll never forget, head to Bunga Head for sunrise, the rocks look magnificent backed by the pinks of the early morning sky.

Getting there

To Middle Beach carpark. Middle Lagoon walking track is in the central precinct of Mimosa Rocks National Park. To get there, turn east off Bermagui-Tathra Road onto Haighs Road and follow to the end of the road to the carpark. Park entry points Middle Beach carpark See on map Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Middle Lagoon walking track can become slippery when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Middle Beach carpark. It can be a busy place on weekends, so parking might be limited.


Strong rips and currents may be present at the beaches and estuaries within Mimosa Rocks National Park. For more information on staying safe at the beach, see our beach safety page.
There are many patrolled beaches nearby, please see Surf Life Saving Australia.

Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

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