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Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place

Brisbane Water National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place.

Getting there and parking

Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place is located near Kariong in Brisbane Water National Park. To get there:

  • From the Central Coast Highway, take Woy Woy Road at Kariong
  • Travel approximately 3km towards Woy Woy
  • Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place is located on your right

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Bulgandry Aboriginal art site can become boggy when it rains

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles (no long vehicle access)

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available at Bulgandry Aboriginal art site, including several designated disabled spots.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

The cooler weather makes it a perfect time to find a waterfall walking track, and keep an eye out for ancient Aboriginal engravings along the way.

Spring

Pack a picnic lunch and soak up the delightful sights and sounds of spring. Relax among the wildflowers and wildlife as the Hawkesbury River flows by.

Summer

Take advantage of the warmer summer weather and paddle down Patonga Creek or Mooney Mooney Creek in a canoe.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

15°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

43.8°C

Winter temperature

Average

5°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

-4.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

218.4mm

Facilities

Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

Carpark

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).

Accessibility

Disability access level - medium

  • Assistance may be required as there is loose gravel on the path, but boardwalk is suitable.

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.

Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place

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Park info

  • in Brisbane Water National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Two picnic areas within the park close of an evening:

    • Girrakool picnic area is open 9am to 5pm every day
    • Somersby Falls picnic area is open 8am to 8pm during daylight savings and is open 8am to 5pm at other times

    Other areas of Brisbane Water National Park will be open at all times, however may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies at Girrakool and Somersby Falls picnic areas. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Other fees:

    You will need a permit to hold a wedding or undertake commercial photography within the park.

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Bulgandry Aboriginal art site, Brisbane Water National Park. Photo: John Yurasek