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Roto House

Macquarie Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Roto House.

Getting there and parking

Roto House is in Macquarie Nature Reserve:

  • Access to the parking area and wheelchair-accessible pathways to Roto House and the Koala Hospital is from Roto Place, off Lord Street.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

Parking is available for cars and buses, including several designated disabled spots. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking can be limited.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Macquarie Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Autumn is a very attractive time in the park as the days grow crisper and the light becomes softer.

Spring

Visit the park in spring to see the busy birds and the magnolia in bloom.

Winter

Enjoy the cosy atmosphere of Roto House on a cold day.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

18°C and 27°C

Highest recorded

42.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

8°C and 19°C

Lowest recorded

0°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

February

Driest month

September

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

298.2mm

Facilities

Drinking water is not available, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

Amenities

Picnic tables

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 - easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible.

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.

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Roto House, Macquarie Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government