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Gibraltar House

Gibraltar Range National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

The Gibraltar House is in Gibraltar Range National Park. To get there:

  • From Glen Innes, drive 68km east towards Grafton along the Gwydir Highway
  • From Grafton, drive 92km west towards Glen Innes along the Gwydir Highway
  • After booking, your confirmation email will include a PIN number to access the property. If you don't receive this after booking phone 1300 072 757.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Off-street parking for two vehicles is available. Bus parking is available.

By public transport

You can also get to the house by bus getting off at the Gibraltar Range National Park Country Link Bus stop, phone 132 232 for bus prices and schedules.

Best times to visit

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

Spring

The most popular time of the year to visit, spring sees the park erupt into a vibrant display of wildflowers, including the Gibraltar waratah.

Summer

Take in an early morning bushwalk before the day heats up, then cool down in one of the many waterways, like the Little Dandahra Creek.

Winter

It can be below freezing at night, but the daytime temperatures make this the best time of the year to take in some of the longer treks like the Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

13°C and 24.1°C

Highest recorded

35°C

Winter temperature

Average

1°C and 13.2°C

Lowest recorded

-8.9°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

January

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

258.4mm

Facilities

  • Lounge room with queen-sized sofa bed
  • Has a fully-furnished living room, kitchen facilities and two toilets.
  • Washing machine provided with clothes line/racks
  • There is no DVD, television or stereo at the accommodation.
  • There is a wood heater available for use, with firewood supplied.
  • Please leave the property clean and tidy, with cutlery and cooking utensils washed and put away or additional cleaning fees may be charged.
  • Please place all rubbish in the appropriate bins outside the house on your departure
  • Eco-friendly accommodation – solar power and rain water.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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).

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.

Accessibility

Disability access level - easy

  • Gibraltar House is wheelchair accessible
  • Access to the verandah is via a ramp
  • Bathroom is wheelchair accessible

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 pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Park info

  • in Gibraltar Range National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Gibraltar Range National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, road damage, or high fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

    Buy annual pass
Gibralter House. Photo: John Spencer/OEH