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Oolambeyan Homestead picnic area

Oolambeyan National Park


Not just an excellent spot for picnicking, Oolambeyan Homestead picnic area in Oolambeyan National Park is also a great spot for birdwatching, walking and cycling.

Picnic areas
1002 Oolambeyan Road, Carrathool, NSW, 2711 - in Oolambeyan National Park
Please note
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch.
  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park.

Enjoy walking among the roses, go birdwatching under the trees and find a shady spot to enjoy a picnic at Oolambeyan Homestead picnic area. This peaceful location, 125km from Griffith in the Riverina district, is a great spot for a day trip. If you’ve got the kids with you, they’ll love cycling along neighbouring trails.

During spring and autumn, when the temperatures are mild and the days sunny, many birds, including noisy galahs and pretty blue bonnets, visit the gardens. See kangaroos resting under the boree trees or grazing on the native grass ‘oval’. The sugar gums adjacent to the area are also popular with brown goshawks and black kites.

Visit the historic shearing sheds and other farm buildings, some of them dating back to the 1930s, and discover the historic heritage of this site.

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.
Oolambeyan Homestead picnic area, Oolambeyan National Park. Photo: John Spencer