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Budderoo track

Budderoo National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Budderoo track.

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Budderoo track is in the western precinct of Budderoo National Park. To get there:

    From Roberston:

    • Take Jamberoo Mountain Road and follow the signs to Budderoo track on the right

    From Jamberoo:

    • Take Jamberoo Mountain Road
    • The track is on the left shortly after Jamberoo lookout on the right.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available near the start of Budderoo track on Jamberoo Mountain Road.

    Best times to visit

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

    Autumn

    Visit between April and August and you may be treated to the spectacular sight of a male lyrebird displaying for a female during the breeding season The park's waterfalls are at their best during the higher rainfall months of late summer and early autumn Don't be deterred by a bit of wet weather either – the rainforest comes alive in the rain, with the earthy smell of the leaf litter, the calls of the lyrebirds, the rain dripping off leaves and the sound of the river all making for a truly magical environment .

    Spring

    Enjoy a walk or cycle through the open forest, woodland and heath along the Budderoo track for a good chance to see wildflowers in late winter and spring.

    Summer

    During the summer months, the canopy of the rainforest acts as a natural sunscreen, filtering out approximately 75 per cent of direct sunlight. The cooler yet humid air makes it an ideal environment to escape the harsh summer sun.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded

    42.4°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    8°C and 17°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.3°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    304.4mm

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    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.

    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).

    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.

    Budderoo track

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    Park info

    • in Budderoo National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
    • Budderoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. The park gates at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre open at 9am and close at 5pm every day.

    • Park entry fees:

      $12 per vehicle per day (Minnamurra Rainforest area only). Bus or taxi: $4.40 per adult and $2.20 per child.

      Buy annual pass

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    Budderoo Track, Budderoo National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk