Dorrigo Rainforest Centre
Dorrigo National Park
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.
- Visitor centres
- 142 Dome Road, Dorrigo Mountain, NSW, 2453 - in Dorrigo National Park in North Coast
- Opening times
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
Dorrigo Rainforest Centre is the best place to get great tips and advice on planning your visit to the park, including which walking tracks will best suit your needs. You can find out about guided tours and take a look at the park heritage exhibition. The Rainforest Shop offers a great range of books, gifts, postcards and souvenirs relating to the rainforest environment. Don't forget to take a walk above the rainforest canopy along the elevated boardwalk.
And if you need a bite to eat, the award-winning Canopy Café has delicious lunches, gourmet cakes and great coffee. Alternatively, you can enjoy a picnic at the centre’s grassy picnic area, with its free electric barbecues.
Many of Dorrigo National Park’s walking tracks begin here, including the Wonga walk and the Lyrebird link track.
Tours and events at this location
Discovering Gondwana short tour
Experience the rainforest like never before, on a 2km ranger-guided walk through World Heritage-listed Dorrigo National Park. It's only 1hr from Coffs Harbour, but you'll feel worlds away.
Gumbaynggirr culture rainforest tour
These school holidays, bring the family to this tour in Dorrigo National Park, near Coffs Harbour. Gumbaynggirr Ranger Matt will share his language and culture as he guides you through the rainforest.
Kids' Gondwana nature play: 5 to 12 years
Looking for something for the kids to do these school holidays? Join us for a fun hour in Dorrigo National Park, near Coffs Harbour. Kids aged 5 to 12 years can reconnect with nature through play.
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Dorrigo rainforest birds self-guided tour app
'Rainforest birds revealed' is an easy stroll that takes you from Dorrigo Rainforest Centre into the heart of the rainforest to places where different birds like to hang out. Download the app and discover the lovable personalities and quirky habits of wildlife along the way.
- Dorrigo Rainforest Centre
- 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6657 5913
- 142 Dome Road Dorrigo Mountain NSW 2453
- in Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
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