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Nymboida guided whitewater rafting adventures

Nymboi-Binderay National Park

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Overview

Join the experienced guides of Exodus Adventures for an exhilarating rafting or canoeing trip down one of Australia’s best rafting rivers, in Nymboida and Nymboi-Binderay national parks, near Coffs Harbour.

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Where
Nymboi-Binderay National Park
Accessibility
No wheelchair access
Grade
Hard. Grade 5 river system and rapids.
Price

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Bookings
Bookings required. Book online or email or call Exodus Adventures on 0410 404 078.
Please note
  • No previous rafting experience required.
  • Exodus Adventures offers a large range of activities with single and multi-day adventures.
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Surge along rapids and experience the thrill of whitewater on these unforgettable rafting or canoeing trips with Exodus Adventures.

These guided tours are great way to explore the Upper Nymboida, the closest rafting river to Brisbane. As you paddle downstream through rugged paradise, you'll experience awesome contrasts of power and peace, from spectacular gorges to lush rainforest and deep tranquil pools. 

Don’t worry if you’ve never gone rafting before. Each Exodus Adventure trip is led by experienced and knowledgeable guides who’ll make sure your adventure is both safe and fun.

Exodus Adventures is a licensed commercial tour operator with a Parks Eco Pass.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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    Nymboida guided whitewater rafting adventures is in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. Here are just some of the reasons why this park is special:

    Ancient connections

    Moonpar Forest drive, Nymboi-Binderay National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

    Nymboi-Binderay National Park is the traditional Country of the Gumbaynggirr People and their ancient connection to this land is evident throughout the park. The park's landscape provided a rich source of food, medicine and shelter for Aboriginal people and features strongly in cultural knowledge and Dreaming stories. As you travel through this park, take some time to think about the people who lived here and their strong attachment to this ancient landscape and all it contains.

    Animal kingdom

    A river through the trees in Nymboi-Binderay National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

    Nymboi-Binderlay has a diverse range of animals, including 68 types of mammal, 25 kinds of amphibian, 33 sorts of reptile and over 120 bird species; of these, at least 15 species are threatened. When you’re picnicking, camping or walking through the tallowwood and coachwood rainforests, be sure to keep your eyes open for the many native animals which call this place home.

    • Moonpar Forest drive - Cascade National Park While car touring, stop off and go walking among the trees or swimming in the river and have a picnic on Moonpar Forest drive, a 75km circuit through Cascade and Nymboi–Binderay national parks.
    • Moonpar Forest drive – Nymboi-Binderay National Park If you're in Nymboi-Binderay National Park, go walking and sightseeing on the half-day circuit of Moonpar Forest drive and enjoy a picnic surrounded by majestic trees which are around eight centuries old.
    • Norman Jolly picnic area Enjoy a picnic among tall old-growth trees and historic logging relics at Norman Jolly picnic area in Nymboi-Binderay National Park, not far from Dorrigo.
    • Nymboida guided whitewater rafting adventures Join the experienced guides of Exodus Adventures for an exhilarating rafting or canoeing trip down one of Australia’s best rafting rivers, in Nymboida and Nymboi-Binderay national parks, near Coffs Harbour.
    • Shannon Creek forest drive The views are fantastic along this 70km scenic drive. Stop for a swim, picnic or camp overnight at one of the remote, picturesque spots provided by the river.

    Waterworld

    Forest reflecting in the river, Nymboi-Binderay National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

    The Nymbodia River is a true highlight of Nymboi-Binderay National Park. The name of the park comes from Aboriginal language of the local Gumbaynggirr People; 'Nymboi' being their name for the river, and 'Binderay' meaning river. Rafting down the Nymboi River with an expert guide is an exhilarating experience and a fantastic way to take in the park's landscape.

    • Coachwood loop track The Coachwood loop track is a short and easy walk that starts and finishes at the Norman Jolly picnic area in Nymboi-Binderay National Park.
    • Moonpar Forest drive - Cascade National Park While car touring, stop off and go walking among the trees or swimming in the river and have a picnic on Moonpar Forest drive, a 75km circuit through Cascade and Nymboi–Binderay national parks.
    • Moonpar Forest drive – Nymboi-Binderay National Park If you're in Nymboi-Binderay National Park, go walking and sightseeing on the half-day circuit of Moonpar Forest drive and enjoy a picnic surrounded by majestic trees which are around eight centuries old.
    • Shannon Creek forest drive The views are fantastic along this 70km scenic drive. Stop for a swim, picnic or camp overnight at one of the remote, picturesque spots provided by the river.

    Plants and animals you may see

    Animals

    • Koala. Photo: Lucy Morrell

      Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)

      One of the most renowned Australian animals, the tree-dwelling marsupial koala can be found in gum tree forests and woodlands across eastern NSW, Victoria and Queensland, as well as in isolated regions in South Australia. With a vice-like grip, this perhaps most iconic but endangered Australian animal lives in tall eucalypts within a home range of several hectares.

    •  Superb lyrebird, Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: David Finnegan

      Superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae)

      With a complex mimicking call and an elaborate courtship dance to match, the superb lyrebird is one of the most spectacular Australian animals. A bird watching must-see, the superb lyrebird can be found in rainforests and wet woodlands across eastern NSW and Victoria.

    • Southern boobook. Photo: David Cook

      Southern boobook (Ninox novaeseelandiae)

      The southern boobook, also known as the mopoke, is the smallest and most common native owl in Australia. With a musical 'boo-book' call that echoes through forests and woodlands, the southern boobook is a great one to look out for while bird watching.

    Plants

    • Wonga Wonga vine. Photo: Barry Collier

      Wonga wonga vine (Pandorea pandorana)

      The wonga wonga vine is a widespread vigorous climber usually found along eastern Australia. A variation of the plant occurs in the central desert, where it resembles a sprawling shrub. One of the more common Australian native plants, the wonga wonga vine produces bell-shaped white or yellow flowers in the spring, followed by a large oblong-shaped seed pod.

    • Blueberry ash. Photo: Jaime Plaza

      Blueberry ash (Elaeocarpus reticulatus)

      The blueberry ash is a rainforest shrub which produces blue olive-shaped berries and spectacular bell-shaped flowers, which often appear on the plant together. It is a tall slender shrub or small tree found in rainforest, tall eucalypt forest and coastal bushland in eastern NSW, south-east Queensland and Victoria.

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