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Plateau Circuit loop trail

North Coast

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Cycle through lush subtropical rainforest and eucalypt forest. See spectacular waterfalls and enjoy beautiful picnic and swimming spots, close to Coffs Harbour.

26km loop
Time suggested
What to
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • There is limited water available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • It’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Bindarri National Park can become boggy when it rains
  • This park is in a remote location. Please be well-prepared and tell a family member or friend about your travel plans.
  • There's no mobile reception in this park

Immerse yourself in this remote landscape and spend the day exploring on your mountain bike. Just a short drive from Coffs Harbour, you’ll see beautiful scenery while cycling along the gentle gravel roads of Bindarri National Park and the adjacent Bindarri State Conservation Area.

Pack a picnic lunch and make sure you’re prepared with plenty of water and a tool kit, as you’re heading into the remote yet beautiful corners of the park.

Head to Bangalore Falls picnic area and follow the short walking track to see beautiful cascading waters. Then, continue riding through lush subtropical rainforest to Urumbilum picnic area. Admire the majestic hoop pines, lush subtropical rainforest and spectacular gorge scenery along the way.

Take a moment to explore Urumbilum Creek gorge below the picnic area on foot. The spectacular waterfall that drops away into a large, natural amphitheatre and deep pool makes for great photography.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Pine Road, Bindarri National Park. Photo: Barbara Webster/NSW Government

    Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route

    Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route goes from Coffs Harbour through pristine forest, with spectacular waterfalls and idyllic picnic and swimming spots along the way.

  • Bangalore Palm, Bindarri National Park. Photo: Ann Walton © OEH

    Bangalore Falls walking track

    Bangalore Falls is a must-see destination with superb waterfall views from the lookout, just a short walk along an easy walking track, and a great place for a picnic.

  • Urumbilum River, Bindarri National Park. Photo: Helen Clark/NSW Government

    Bindarray picnic area

    Escape the crowds and head to Bindarray picnic area. Enjoy 4WD touring, birdwatching, wildlife watching, swimming, liloing, paddling and picnicking by Urumbilum River.


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