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Girrakool nature diary tour

Brisbane Water National Park

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In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, masks are encouraged for indoor settings where you cannot maintain a safe distance from others.

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Carve out a moment to explore and connect with nature, on this 2hr guided tour in Brisbane Water National Park.


Friday 30 September 2022, 10am to 12pm.

Girrakool loop track, Brisbane Water National Park
No wheelchair access
Easy. Suitable for adults and children 5 years and over.

Adult $15 per person. Child (5-16 years) $10 per person. Senior/concession $12 per person. Family $40 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Meeting point
Girrakool picnic area
Bookings required. Phone 1300 072 757 for more information or book online.
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Join a Discovery Guide as you meander along Girrakool Loop track and discover the process of nature journaling.

As the tour leads you past waterfalls, wildflowers and wildlife, be inspired to capture your moments in nature on paper.

Listen to stories of this stunning park as you sit under the gumtrees and sketch, learning different techniques to capture the beauty and wonder of nature.

Learn how art, nature, culture and conservation are all linked in this park as you return to Girrakool picnic area with your guide.

Pack yourself a picnic to enjoy at the end of the tour either in the large grassy area or more rugged bush settings available at this picnic area.

You might even be lucky enough to share the experience with a wallaby or two and add them to your nature diary with the skills you have picked up on tour.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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  • NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Park info

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

    • Girrakool picnic area is open 7am to 8pm during daylight savings and is open 7am to 6pm at other times
    • 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.

    Buy annual pass
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