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Mooraback Cabin

Werrikimbe National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mooraback Cabin.

Getting there and parking

Mooraback Cabin is in the Mooraback precinct of Werrikimbe National Park. To get there:

  • Follow the Oxley Highway 55km east of Walcha or 150km west of Port Macquarie
  • Turn onto Kangaroo Flat Road
  • After around 19.5km, turn onto Mooraback Road and follow for 7km to the park entrance.
  • After entering the park, Mooraback Cabin is another 7km along Mooraback Road.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mooraback Cabin can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at the cabin.


Bedding configuration: 2 bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with a double bed and 2 single bunk beds.


  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

There's a fire pit outside and firewood is supplied. There's also a gas barbecue on the deck.

Drinking water

There is rainwater at the cabin, but it must be boiled before drinking.


  • Hot showers
  • Cold showers

Electric power

The cabin has reliable renewable power.

Indoor fireplace


Plates and cutlery

Pots and pans


Slow combustion heater in the lounge room.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

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 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).

Wildlife safety

Keep yourself and our wildlife safe by understanding the risks of wildlife encounters and how to avoid them.


Disability access level - easy

The cabin is wheelchair-friendly, including the toilets and showers.

Easy access is free of obstacles such as steps, rough terrain or significant slopes, and may have ramps or boardwalks.


Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Campfires are permitted in the outdoor firepit only.


Cycling is permitted on designated trails.




Gathering firewood



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.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Mooraback Cabin

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