Charles Darwin National Park

Named after the world famous scientist Charles Darwin, this National Park provides stunning views across the mangroves and harbour to the city of Darwin. It is an ideal place to catch a late afternoon storm in the early wet season or to watch the morning light bathe the city. Thirty-six of the Northern Territory’s 51 mangrove species grow here and there is an abundance of wildlife.

Barranyi (North Island) National Park

Access is by vessel only, via a 35km journey along the McArthur River and Carrington Channel to reach Gulf waters. The closest launching site for vessels visiting the Park is at King Ash Bay, accessed via Borroloola along a formed gravel road. Barranyi (North Island) National Park lies within the Sir Edward Pellew group of islands around 30km from the mouth of the McArthur River and Carrington Channel entrances (refer…

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.

Beedelup National Park

Address : Beedelup WA 6260 22km from the Pemberton, 367kms from Perth, 267km from Albany, 154km from Margaret River, 57km from Nannup. Situated on the Vasse highway in Pemberton, Beedelup National Park is mostly karri forest, with some mixed forest and some areas of jarrah and marri. The park features the Beedelup Falls and suspension bridge. The understorey is lush, and the atmosphere damp and often misty, because of the…

Badgingarra National Park

Address : Badgingarra WA 6521 190km from Perth via the Brand Highway with no internal roads. Located on the opposite side of highway from the town of Badgingarra. Badgingarra National Park is 13,108 hectares and features high breakaway country overlooking low undulating sandplains. The park is renowned for its incredible diversity of endemic wildflowers. Low scrub predominates, the lowlands bloom with extensive wildflowers in spring. Flora in this area includes…