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Big Yango House

Yengo National Park

Overview

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Big Yango House is a perfect base to explore the rich Aboriginal and natural heritage of Yengo National Park, as well as mountain biking, horse riding and birdwatching.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type House
Bedrooms 3
Maximum guests 8
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, public phone, showers, toilets, electric power
Please note
  • Reservations can be made for any arrival within the next 3 months. From August 2017 reservations will extend to 365 days prior to arrival. Find out more about our terms and conditions, and review frequently asked questions about staying in national parks.
  • Check in time 2pm, Check out time 10am. Late check out fees apply.
  • Haddens Hall is a cabin available for hire in conjunction with the house and sleeps up to 4 guests. Bookings available on 13000 72757 only.
  • Big Yango House: 3 bedrooms: 2 x queen beds, 1 x single bunk bed and 2 x single beds. There is also a fold out sofa bed in the lounge room.
  • Haddens Hall: 1 bedroom: 1 x single bunk bed and 2 x single beds.
  • Pin/combination numbers to access the main gate into Big Yango precinct and the house/cabin will be provided with your booking confirmation.
  • The house is in a remote location, so it’s a good idea to pick up your supplies before you arrive. Small cafés and convenience stores are available at Laguna and Wollombi townships, 1 hour drive away.
  • Please see visitor info for more information.
Price

Big Yango House: $250 per night

Haddens Hall: $50 per night

  • Minimum 2 nights' stay applies year round, minimum 3 nights applies over long weekends and school holidays, and minimum 4 nights applies over the Easter weekend.
  • To allow for cleaning, no check-ins are allowed on Wednesdays and Sundays and no departures on Fridays and Saturdays.
  • Please contact the Central Coast office for long stays that are not bookable online.
Bookings

Please note, bookings are not available from 1 November to the end of February each year.

Use a secure payment gateway to book online. Alternatively, please contact the National Parks Contact Centre on 13000 PARKS (13000 72757). All reservations incur a booking fee of 2.5% in addition to the total amount payable. The property may only be occupied by the number of people specified in the reservation.

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At the foot of Mount Yengo, Big Yango House provides a comfortable base for the whole family to discover the surrounding wilderness by foot, mountain bike or 4WD.

On your journey to the house, or as an excursion, drop into Finchley lookout for fantastic views across the landscape to Mount Yengo. At the nearby Finchley campground, take a short walk to see the incredible Aboriginal rock engravings, a reminder of the vast array of Aboriginal heritage sites in the area.

Once at the house, enjoy the remoteness and take in the stunning view over the surrounding valleys from the verandah. Relax, unwind and watch out for local wildlife like goannas and wombats passing by.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken
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Operated by

  • Central Coast
  • Monday to Friday, hours vary.
  • (02) 4320 4200
  • (02) 4320 4299
  • Suites 36-38, 207 Albany Street North, Gosford NSW

Park info

  • in Yengo National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and North Coast regions
  • Yengo National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    The Big Yango precinct of the park is within locked gates and requires a permit to enter.

    • Central Coast
      (02) 4320 4200
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday, hours vary.
    • Suites 36-38, 207 Albany Street North, Gosford NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4320 4299
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    • Bulga
      (02) 6574 5555
      Contact hours: 9.30am-4pm Tuesday to Thursday
    • 2156 Putty Road, Bulga NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6574 5274
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Big Yango Homestead, Yengo Accommodation. Photo: NSW Government.