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Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area

Boonoo Boonoo National Park

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Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area is not only a great place to eat and rest, it teems with wildlife, wildflowers and is close to Falls lookout, rock pools and River track.

Picnic areas
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Please note
  • Check the weather before you set out as the road to Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area can become flooded during heavy rain
  • The weather can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • You'll need to bring drinking and cooking water

If Boonoo Boonoo National Park were a house, then Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area would be its living room. Not only is it an ideal place for a picnic or barbecue breakfast, lunch or dinner, but most other park attractions can be accessed from here.

So meet up with friends, family, your birdwatching group or hiking crew and make the most of this great spot. From the picnic area, it’s only a short easy bushwalk along Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track to the lookout. Here, you can gaze across the gorge to the awesome sight of Boonoo Boonoo River falling 210 metres down the side of the granite cliff face. Further on are swimming holes, the beginning of River track and access to other hiking trails.

Look out for wallabies and kangaroos around the picnic area, especially at either end of the day. Bring along your binoculars for a spot of birdwatching; woodland birds are often seen grazing in the overhead canopy.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • View of Boonoo Boonoo Falls plummeting over rock ledges into a steep rocky valley. Photo credit: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls lookout

    Boonoo Boonnoo Falls lookout is in Boonoo Boonnoo National Park. You can reach this dramatic waterfall by making a short stroll down Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track.

  • A formed track through trees along Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track in Boonoo Boonoo National Park. Photo: Leah Pippos © DPIE

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track

    Boonoo Boonoo Falls walking track allows a short stroll between Boonoo Boonoo picnic area and the scenic lookout onto the magnificent Boonoo Boonoo Falls.

  • View of rockpools in a rugged and rocky bushland setting. Photo credit: Harrison Candlin © DPIE

    Rockpool Ramble track

    Rockpool Ramble track is in Boonoo Boonoo National Park, near Boonoo Boonoo Falls picnic area. Use this short side track to see the falls and enjoy cool rockpools at the bottom.


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  • in Boonoo Boonoo National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Boonoo Boonoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring the correct change.

    Buy annual pass
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