Nightcap National Park

Address: Newton Drive, Nightcap NSW 2480 Phone: (02) 6627 0200 The lush World Heritage-listed rainforest of Nightcap National Park was preserved by a determined group of conservationists. The Mt Nardi and Minyon Falls areas are easily available by car and offer breathtaking views.

New England National Park

Address: Comara NSW 2440 Phone: (02) 6657 2309 85 km east of Armidale on the Waterfall Way along unpaved roads. This park is home to a surprising range of flora and fauna. Walking tracks make some of the remarkable landscape accessible, but most of the Heritage Listed park is wilderness. The park embraces two major river valleys (the Bellinger and the Macleay) and many of the lesser streams drain into…

Murramarang National Park

Address: Pebbly Beach Road, Benandarah NSW 2536 Phone: 1300 072 757 This park features beaches, rock platforms, spotted gum forests and rainforest gullies, surrounding the beautiful Durras Lake. Enjoy everything the park has to offer – from walking and picnicking to swimming and fishing. Don’t forget to visit Murramarang Aboriginal Area while you’re here. Beautiful beaches, with great fishing and swimming, rich forests in the hinterland behind the beaches, including…

Mount Kaputar National Park

Address: Kaputar Rd, Kaputar NSW 2390 Phone: (02) 6792 7300 Mt Kaputar National Park is a rugged island of wilderness, towering high above the surrounding Western Plains. It’s the footprint left behind by a series of volcanic eruptions that moved across this area between 17 and 21 million years ago. Millions of years of erosion have carved this volcanic pile into the Nandewar Range, with its dramatic landscape of lava…

Monga National Park

Address: Monga NSW 2622 Phone: (02) 4476 0800 15 km north-west of Batemans Bay, this park conserves a high diversity of pinkwood rainforest, old growth forest and a range of threatened species. It provides a crucial link between Deua National Park and Budawang National Park, helping to establish a 350-km corridor between the Victorian border and the Illawarra Escarpment. The park combines much of the former Buckenbowra and Monga state…

Mimosa Rocks National Park

Address: Tathra Bermagui Rd, Tanja NSW 2550 Phone: (02) 4476 0800 The 16km coastline is backed by low timbered hills. Natural volcanic sculptures appear everywhere among the rugged coastal headlands, cliffs and rock stacks. The park’s most distinctive feature is its rock formations, a mix of slate, granite, basalt and volcanic rock, shaped by weathering over millions of years. Recreational activities are primarily beach based – swimming, surfing, fishing and…

Macquarie Pass National Park

Address: Illawarra Hwy, Albion Park NSW 2527 Phone: 1300 654 262 Macquarie Pass National Park is part of the Illawarra escarpment south of Sydney. It contains a diverse range of habitats and wildlife including several rare and threatened plant and animal species. The steep sandstone ridges and gullies are topped by cliffs, and the park supports heathland, woodland, tall open forest and significant rainforest areas. It is an excellent bushwalking and…

Lane Cove National Park

Address: Lady Game Dr, Chatswood West NSW 2067 Phone: (02) 8448 0400 The picturesque Lane Cove River winds through a peaceful bushland valley within easy reach of the city centre, extending from East Ryde to Wahroonga/Pennant Hills. The river is the focus of most activities — visit the Kukundi Wildlife Shelter, take a stroll along the bank, or hire a row boat. Park Highlights: The Kukundi Wildlife Shelter, where you’ll…

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Address: Bobbin Head Rd, New South Wales Phone: (02) 9472 8949 Where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You’ll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park’s scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of…

Kosciuszko National Park

Address: New South Wales Phone: (02) 6450 5600 This is one of the world’s great national parks, and the largest in New South Wales. Covering almost 675,000 hectares, the park contains the highest mountains in Australia, the famous Snowy River and all NSW ski fields. Its many and varied attractions include walks through alpine herb fields; spectacular caves and limestone gorges; scenic drives; and historic huts and homesteads. One of…