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Forest House

Bundjalung National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Forest House.

Getting there and parking

Forest House is located near Woody Head campground in Bundjalung National Park. To get there:

  • From the north, take Iluka Road turnoff, 72km south of Ballina on Pacific Highway.
  • From the south, take Iluka Road turn off, 56km north of Grafton.
  • Drive along Iluka Road, through Woombah, over the Esk River Bridge for 13km, then follow the signs to Bundjalung National Park and Woody Head campground.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available for up to 4 vehicles. A daily vehicle entry fee applies.

Facilities

Forest House is fully furnished, and includes a kitchen, lounge room with television and DVD player, open-plan breakfast bar and dining area, and enclosed verandah.

  • There are 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests.
  • Bedding configuration: 1 double bed; 1 king single bunk bed and 1 king single bed; 1 queen bed; 1 king single bunk bed and 1 king single bed; 1 queen bed.
  • The kitchen has a gas stove and oven, fridge with freezer, microwave, kettle, dishwasher, and basic kitchenware, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils.
  • There are 2 bathrooms and 3 toilets: 1 bathroom has a shower, toilet and bath; 1 bathroom has a shower and toilet; and there’s an additional toilet.
  • Forest House has air-conditioning and an internal laundry with a washing machine and dryer.
  • There’s an outdoor fire ring, outdoor seating and gas barbecue available.
  • Please remove all your items from the fridge and freezer, and leave the house clean and tidy with all kitchen items washed and put away. Additional cleaning fees may apply if unreasonable cleaning is required, and for missing or broken items.

You can also use the facilities at Woody Head campground.

  • There’s intermittent mobile phone service at Woody Head, however no Wi-Fi is available. There’s a pay phone near the Woody Head campground office.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Fire rings (firewood supplied)

Carpark

Drinking water

Town drinking water is available.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Beach safety

Beaches in this park are not patrolled, and can sometimes have strong rips and currents. These beach safety tips will help you and your family stay safe in the water.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

  • Please be considerate of others and keep noise to a reasonable level at all times. Minimum noise levels apply between 10pm and 7am.
  • Amplified music is not permitted.
  • Camping beside the house is not permitted.

Gathering firewood

Firewood is available in the wood bay next to the Woody Head campground office.

Generators

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Map image of Forest house location at Woody Head, Bundjalung National Park.

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