Bongil Bongil National Park

Address : Bundagen NSW 2454 Tel : (02) 6652 0900 Unspoilt beaches, sweeping coastal vistas, wetlands, littoral rainforest and pristine estuaries await you in this park. You can go bushwalking, picnicking or boating, and the peaceful estuaries are the perfect place to paddle your own canoe and experience up close the abundant bird life that the park protects. The beautiful beaches are important nesting grounds for a variety of wading…

Blue Mountains National Park

Address : New South Wales Tel :1300 361 967 This park, which is part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, protects an unusually diverse range of vegetation communities. There are rare and ancient plants and isolated animal populations tucked away in its deep gorges. More than three million people come to the Blue Mountains National Park each year. For many, it’s enough just to find a lookout and…

Bindarri National Park

20 km west of Coffs Harbour, via Corfes Road from near Ulong, or Pine Road from Dairyville (both unpaved, dry-weather roads; 4WD access only on Pine, Langleys and Urumbilum Roads). Highlights: The headwaters of the Urumbilum River offer spectacular waterfalls in a remote and rugged setting. Pockets of old-growth forest are scattered across the plateau and rainforest protects the steeper slopes. Activities: Enjoy a picnic or take a swim in…

Biamanga National Park

20 km north of Bega off the Princes Highway. Unpaved roads. Highlights: Mumbulla Mountain, at the upper reaches of the Murrah River, is sacred to the Yuin people and a number of sites throughout the park have spiritual significance to local Aboriginal groups. The park also conserves an important area of substantially unmodified coastal foothill environments. In May 2006 the park was handed back to its traditional Aboriginal owners in…

Ben Boyd National Park

This park is named after Benjamin Boyd, a prominent 19th-century Far South Coast entrepreneur. Its rugged coastline is a colourful display of folded red rocks, standing out against the sapphire blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. The park has sandy surf beaches, rugged bays, rock platforms, quiet campgrounds, sheltered inlets and historic lighthouses. Its heathlands and forests are home to a variety of plants and animals, including threatened species such…

Bellinger River National Park

An untouched wilderness of steep slopes and valleys filled with waterfalls, Bellinger River National Park is a place where time seems to stand still. If you’re ready for adventure you can explore the unspoiled old-growth forests and rainforests of this unique park. There are no marked walking tracks in the park, but experienced bushwalkers can go exploring, enjoying the unspoiled beauty. Griffiths Lookout, above the northern edge of the park,…

Basket Swamp National Park

Tel : (02) 6736 4298 Contact hours : 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday Basket Swamp is an important wetland of heaths and sedges. It cleans, stores and slowly releases water throughout the year into local creeks that run into the coastal Clarence River system.   This is a woodland park without facilities that would suit self-reliant bushwalkers. It includes Timbarra Lookout and gives access to nearby Basket Swamp Falls and the Woollool…

Barrington Tops National Park

This rugged park is full of contrasts. Carved out of an ancient volcano, it rises from near sea level to over 1500m. In the lower valleys, you’ll find World Heritage-listed subtropical rainforests. Up on the plateau, there is subalpine woodland which regularly sees snow in winter. Most of the area is declared wilderness, and it’s a well-known destination for bushwalkers but the park is accessible even to those with limited…

Bago Bluff National Park

Tel : (02) 6588 5555 Contact hours : 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday Easiest access is through Wauchope on the Oxley Highway. Forest roads from Kendall to Swans Crossing also allow access. The main feature of the park is a steep and spectacular cliff line. The Rollover trail skirts this cliff and there are a number of places where people can stop and explore.

Bald Rock National Park

Address : Boonoo Boonoo NSW 2372 Tel : (02) 6736 4298 The water-streaked dome of Bald Rock is the largest granite rock in Australia. It’s 750 metres long, 500 metres wide and 200 metres high. A number of walks make the most of the park’s granite landscape – including the track to the summit, which includes canyons, stone arches and panoramic views.