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Picnic areas

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Aboriginal sites

Birdwatching and wildlife facilities

Boating facilities

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

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

Education centres

Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre

Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Located right in the heart of Warrumbungle National Park, Warrumbungle Environmental Education Centre offers a range of education-based activities for school groups and teachers.

Price
Fees apply. Park entry fees apply.
Where
Warrumbungle National Park in Country NSW

Fishing spots

Historic buildings/places

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

Trial Bay Gaol

Trial Bay Gaol is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone on weekdays or email for information. 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
Aerial of visitors walking into Kinchega Woolshed. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE

Kinchega Woolshed

Visit the beautiful historic Kinchega Woolshed for a glimpse into Australian pastoral history and imagine the heyday of this place, where six million sheep were sheared.

Price
Fees apply. Free park entry.
Wheelchair
access
Medium
Where
Kinchega National Park in Outback NSW
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Lookouts

Aerial view of South Head, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/DPIE

South Head

There's no shortage of lookouts at South Head. The Gap offers some of Sydney's finest views and good opportunities for whale watching. South Head is also great for a swim, try Camp Cove or Lady Bay Beach.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Hard
Where
Sydney Harbour National Park in Sydney and surrounds
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Swimming spots

Moon Bay, Mimosa Rocks National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Moon Bay

A short and easy walking track descends steeply to the secluded beach at Moon Bay in Mimosa Rocks National Park. Enjoy a picnic on the sand and explore the historic heritage of the area.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Where
Mimosa Rocks National Park in South Coast

Tours

Visitor centres

Fitzroy Falls, Morton National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre

Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone or email for information. The award-winning Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre offers information on the region’s local Aboriginal culture, wildlife and birdwatching, in the Southern Highlands.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Easy
Where
Morton National Park in South Coast, Country NSW
NPWS staff and visitors using the computers at Royal National Park Visitor Centre, Royal National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/DPIE

Royal National Park Visitor Centre

Royal National Park Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone or email for information. Make a beeline for Royal National Park Visitor Centre on your trip to Sydney's Royal National Park. It offers excellent tourist information as well as walking track maps.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Easy
Where
Royal National Park in Sydney and surrounds, South Coast
People visiting the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Photo: Rob Cleary

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone on weekdays or email for information. 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
Mutwaintji Visitor Centre. Photo: John Spencer

Mutawintji Visitor Centre

Mutawintji Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The visitor centre is on your left as you enter the Mutawintji Park. It is unstaffed, but provides a general introduction to the park for visitors. It is also a good place to stop and get your bearings and use the facilities.

Price
Free. Free park entry.
Where
Mutawintji National Park in Outback NSW
Yarrangobilly Caves visitor centre, in northern Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold/OEH

Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre

Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone or email for information. Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre is your one stop destination for information on cave tours and tickets, and top tips on where to stay and what to do in the Yarrangobilly and northern areas of Kosciuszko National Park.

Price
Free. Park entry fees apply.
Wheelchair
access
Medium
Where
Yarrangobilly area in Kosciuszko National Park in Snowy Mountains

Walking tracks

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Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Kevin McGrath/NSW Government