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Forest House

Bundjalung National Park

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Open-plan breakfast bar and dining area.
  • Lounge room.
  • 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.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

There’s an outdoor fire ring and gas barbecue. You can buy firewood at Woody Head campground kiosk.

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Fire rings

Carpark

Drinking water

Town drinking water is available.

Public phone

There’s a pay phone near the Woody Head campground office. There’s intermittent mobile phone service at Woody Head but no Wi-fi.

Showers

  • Hot showers

Electric power

Balcony

Enclosed verandah.

Outdoor furniture

Kitchen

Gas stove and oven, fridge with freezer, microwave, kettle and dishwasher.

Plates and cutlery

Pots and pans

Air conditioning

TV

TV and DVD player.

Washing machine

Internal laundry with a washing machine and dryer.

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

Camping beside the house is not permitted.

Gathering firewood

You can buy firewood at Woody Head campground kiosk.

Generators

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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