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Gondwana Rainforests of Australia

The Gondwana Rainforests of Australia, World Heritage Area, contains the most extensive areas of subtropical rainforest in the world, large areas of warm temperate rainforest, and the majority of the world's Antarctic beech cool temperature rainforest. These extraordinary areas still contain ancient and primitive plants and animals from which life on Earth evolved. Get to know Gondwana Rainforests along a walking track, on a driving route, or by staying in NSW National Parks accommodation, within easy reach.

The Skywalk lookout, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary
Skywalk lookout, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

Dorrigo National Park

Dorrigo National Park is 1 hour from Coffs Harbour, yet if feels worlds away. Visit this World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforest on a day trip or school excursion, for breathtaking waterfall walks, picnic spots and excellent birdwatching.


Free park entry

Things to do
North Coast
A couple look up at tall rainforest trees in Barrington Tops. Photo: Robert Mulally/OEH

Barrington Tops National Park

Celebrate Barrington Tops National Park's 50th anniversary of being gazetted as a NSW national park. This incredible park is also part of the Gondwana Rainforests 25th anniversary celebration.


Free park entry

Things to do
Places to stay
North Coast, Country NSW
Rainforest setting. Photo:Rob Cleary