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Durawi picnic area

Bents Basin State Conservation Area

Overview

Durawi picnic area in Bents Basin State Conservation Area is a large picnic area that's perfect for a family barbecue or picnic, in western Sydney.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
525 Wolstenholme Avenue, Greendale, NSW, 2745 - in Bents Basin State Conservation Area
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times
  • October to April: daily 9am to 7pm
  • May to September: daily 9am to 4.30pm

With its scenic backdrop of green forest, Durawi picnic area is a fantastic spot for a weekend barbecue in Bents Basin State Conservation Area. It’s a large area, so there’s plenty of room to throw a frisbee, enjoy a game of soccer, or just relax under a tree in the shade.

Choose your spot among the picnic area’s 3 sections, each of them offering picnic tables. If you feel like a swim, make your way to Bents Basin, on the Nepean River, just 100m down the hill.

After lunch, take a walk through the park via the footpath across the short bridge next to the water, and enjoy the views on Caleys lookout track.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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Park info

  • in Bents Basin State Conservation Area in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • The park gates open at 9am all year round and close at 5pm (May to Sept) and 8pm (Oct to Apr). The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has pay and display machines that accept both coin and card.

    Buy annual pass
See more visitor info
Nepean River, Bents Basin State Conservation Area. Photo: John Yurasek