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Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre

Morton National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre.

Getting there and parking

Fitzroy Falls is in the northern precinct of Morton National Park. To get there:

  • From Moss Vale, drive 18km east along Nowra Road to Fitzroy Falls.
  • From Nowra, drive 41km via Kangaroo Valley and Nowra Road.
  • From Wollongong, drive 65km via Robertson along Illawarra Highway, Sheepwash Road into Nowra Road.
  • From Sydney, drive 137km via Hume Highway to Mittagong, then Bowral into Sheepwash Road and Nowra Road.
  • From Canberra, drive 174km via Hume and Illawarra highways to Moss Vale, then into Nowra Road.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available. A daily motor vehicle entry fee applies at the visitor centre carpark. There are coin-operated 'pay and display' machines - please bring correct coins.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Morton National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Grab an oar and canoe down the Shoalhaven River or the Kangaroo River. Autumn rains create ideal conditions for river paddling, and you'll find good spots for beginners as well as for more experienced paddlers.

Spring

Take the Three Views or Granite Falls walking tracks to see wildflowers in colourful bloom.

Summer

The rainforests of Morton National Park are a great place to escape the summer heat – try the Erith Coal Mine track at Bundanoon or the nearby Fairy Bower Falls walk.

Facilities

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Wood barbecues (firewood supplied)
  • Gas/electric barbecues (coin-operated)

Cafe/kiosk

Carpark

Drinking water

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

  • This area is fully wheelchair-accessible
  • Toilets, elevated walkway to main lookout, visitor centre and cafe are wheelchair-accessible.
  • A wheelchair is available on request

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre

Operated by

  • Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
  • 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
  • (02) 4887 7270
  • (02) 4887 7203
  • Morton National Park, Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577

Park info

  • in Morton National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Morton National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Parts of the south-eastern area of this park were once used for military training and may contain unexploded artillery shells. These areas have restrictions in place for your safety.

  • Park entry fees: 

    Fitzroy Falls: $4 per vehicle per day. Bundanoon area: $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre
      (02) 4887 7270
      Contact hours: 9am-5pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Morton National Park, Nowra Road, Fitzroy Falls NSW 2577
    • Fax: (02) 4887 7203
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Visitor centre

Fitzroy Falls, Morton National Park. Photo: John Yurasek/NSW Government