Blue Mud Bay

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Blue Mud Bay is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park, which is found in the region of NT, Australia.

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Blue Mud Bay gets a ranking of 78 out of a possible 100.

Blue Mud Bay is a very good option as an Australian beach when looking for in the area of NT.

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Blue Mud Bay


The official name of this beach is Blue Mud Bay.

It is located in the area of Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of NT.

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Is Blue Mud Bay a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Blue Mud Bay with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if Blue Mud Bay makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Blue Mud Bay

Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park is a place in NT that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at Blue Mud Bay.

Camping in Blue Mud Bay

If you intend on camping in Blue Mud Bay it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Blue Mud Bay is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like Blue Mud Bay have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in Blue Mud Bay

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Blue Mud Bay it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Blue Mud Bay

Througout Australia and in places such as Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Blue Mud Bay, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Blue Mud Bay where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting Blue Mud Bay to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in Blue Mud Bay

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Blue Mud Bay can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Blue Mud Bay

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and NT is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Blue Mud Bay may include:

Marine life in Blue Mud Bay: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in Blue Mud Bay: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Blue Mud Bay

Experienced surfers will find NT conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Blue Mud Bay alone.

Boating in Blue Mud Bay

Please enquire directly with Blue Mud Bay or the office of Gurig Gunak Barlu National Park to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Blue Mud Bay.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether Blue Mud Bay is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in NT is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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