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Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

Dorrigo National Park


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.

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Dorrigo National Park

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Opening times

9am to 4.30pm (7 days). Closed on 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.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Tours and events at this location

  • Sweeping Gondwana Rainforest views, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Jay Black/OEH

    Gondwana World Heritage rainforest tour

    Experience the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforest like never before. Only an hour from Coffs Harbour, this 3km guided walk offers magnificent scenery and birdwatching opportunities.

  • Talking to a ranger. Photo: Paul Foley

    Roving ranger at Dorrigo Rainforest

    If you spot our roving ranger these school holidays, make sure you say 'hi'. You can ask them any questions you have about Dorrigo National Park.


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.

Bird in the trees in Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary/Seen Australia

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is an innovative conservation program in NSW. This program aims to secure as many threatened species that can be secured in the wild as possible, for the next 100 years.

Mountain pygmy possum (Burramys parvus). Photo: Cate Aitken

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Canopy Cafe, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: NSW Government