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Bennetts Gorge picnic area

Gundabooka National Park

Overview

Stop and relax at Bennetts Gorge picnic area when you visit Gundabooka National Park. Enjoy a barbecue or bring a picnic hamper before walking on to Mt Gunderbooka.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Gundabooka National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water
Please note
Check the weather and road conditions before you set out as the roads to Gundabooka National Park may be closed.

Located on the western side of Mt Gunderbooka, just 50km from Bourke, Bennetts Gorge picnic area is a great place for a picnic lunch or barbecue.

The picnic area is also wonderful for birdwatching - keep your eyes open for the hooded robin and the diamond firetail. There’s easy access to the Valley of the Eagles walk from Bennetts Gorge picnic area, so when you’ve polished off your picnic lunch be sure to set off. The walk takes you to the base of Mt Gunderbooka.

Take a virtual tour of Bennetts Gorge picnic area captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

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Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

Park info

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The view across the rocky george. Photo:Boris Hlavica