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Aboriginal sites

Cafes and kiosks

Canopy Cafe, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: NSW Government

Canopy Cafe

Canopy Cafe in Dorrigo National Park is a great place to eat near Coffs Harbour, offering fresh contemporary cuisine in a stunning forest setting, with all day breakfast and lunch, and great coffee.

Price
Fees apply. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Easy
Where
Dorrigo National Park in North Coast

Education centres

Historic buildings/places

Trial Bay Gaol, Arakoon National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

Trial Bay Gaol

For a glimpse into Australian history, head to South West Rocks to explore the historic ruins of Trial Bay Gaol. Make sure you see the view from the sentry’s lookout.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
Wheelchair
access
Hard
Where
Arakoon National Park in North Coast
Roto House, Macquarie Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government

Roto House

Step back in time and explore the rooms of Roto House, a beautifully preserved, late-Victorian building. If you're lucky you might spot a koala in the surrounding trees.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Wheelchair
access
Easy
Where
Macquarie Nature Reserve in North Coast

Lookouts

View from Minyon Falls lookout. Photo: John Spencer

Minyon Falls lookout

Minyon Falls lookout offers stunning views of the waterfall and rainforest. With easy parking, picnic spots and barbecue facilities, it's a great day trip location for people visiting Byron Bay.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Wheelchair
access
Easy
Where
Nightcap National Park in North Coast
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Picnic areas

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Visitor centres

People visiting the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Photo: Rob Cleary

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

The Dorrigo Rainforest Centre is the best place for Dorrigo National Park visitor information and school excursion visits. Book a guided tour, take the Skywalk for stunning views out to Coffs Harbour or relax in the Canopy Cafe.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
Wheelchair
access
Easy
Where
Dorrigo National Park in North Coast

Birdwatching and wildlife facilities

Canoeing/paddling experiences

Cycling trails

A group of 5 mountain bikers ride through lush forest on one of the Muurlay Baamgala cycle trails. Photo: Jay Black/DPIE

Muurlay Baamgala cycle trails

Choose your own adventure on Muurlay Baamgala cycle trails in Bongil Bongil National Park near Coffs Harbour. There are over 80km of relatively flat trails to explore in a beautiful forest setting – great for kids and all levels of riders.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Distance
80km of trails
Time
1.5-3 hr
Grade
Medium
Where
Bongil Bongil National Park in North Coast

Driving routes

Fishing spots

Horse riding trails

Swimming spots

Tours

Quad bikers riding on Worimi sand dunes. Photo: Sand Dune Adventures

Sand Dune Adventures quad bike tour

Tackle Worimi sand dunes with a 4WD quad bike. Not far from Newcastle, it's the most thrilling way to see these spectacular coastal dunes. Perfect for beginners and advanced riders.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
When

Tours run daily. Meet 30 minutes before start time.

Tour times: 9.30am to 10.30am, 11am to 12pm, 1pm to 2pm and 2.30pm to 3.30pm.

Where
Worimi National Park in North Coast
Operated by
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Walking tracks

Crystal Shower Falls, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

Crystal Shower Falls walk

Walk through lush rainforest to reach Crystal Shower Falls in Dorrigo National Park near Coffs Harbour. Enjoy spectacular views from the rocky cavern behind the waterfall.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Distance
3.5km return
Time
1 - 2hrs
Grade
Grade 2
Where
Dorrigo National Park in North Coast
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Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government