Murrumbidgee Valley National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Koala reserve.
Getting there and parking
Koala reserve (Narrandera Nature Reserve) is in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. To get there:
- From the visitor centre, head south on the Newell Highway and turn left at the third intersection in Larmer Street .
- Take the second right into Midgeon Street and continue straight onto Lake Drive
- At the corner of Lake Drive and Elizabeth Street turn right over the main canal.
- Turn left into Oakbank Drive , into the entrance of Narrandera Flora and Fauna reserve.
- Follow the track for 3km to Koala reserve (Narrandera Nature Reserve)
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Koala reserve can become boggy when it rains.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Dry weather only
Parking is available at Koala reserve
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it's still a great time to camp.
Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active.
Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.
This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 32°C
4°C and 16.5°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
There are picnic tables at the end of the track that leads to the river.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
- Griffith office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 1pm to 2pm.
- 02 6966 8100
- 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW 2680