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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Budderoo National Park

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Overview

COVID-safe Visitor Centres

In line with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 advice, it's now a requirement that you wear a mask if you enter an indoor area. Please have a mask with you on the day to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff.

Visit Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park and chat to the friendly staff before exploring the rainforest along raised boardwalks. There are currently limited services at the visitor centre due to renovations.

Type
Visitor centres
Where
345 Minnamurra Falls Road, Jamberoo, NSW, 2533 - in Budderoo National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Entry fees

Park entry fees apply for vehicles at the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre carpark.

Opening times

9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Please note

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is a great day trip from Sydney as you explore the beautiful South Coast near Kiama, or the Southern Highlands.

Talk to friendly staff at Minnamurra Visitor Centre. They're experts on the area so will be able to give you plenty of useful information.

Then it's time to wander the network of elevated walkways through the rare remnant rainforest that once reached throughout the Illawarra. Feel your senses awakening as you listen to the birds, feel the spray of the waterfalls and spot rainforest residents – perhaps the superb lyrebird, eastern water dragon or swamp wallaby.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Tours and events at this location

  • Lady bug. Photo: Rosie Nicolai/OEH

    Clay Critters at Minnamurra Rainforest

    Come along on a fun adventure exploring Minnamurra Rainforest's natural world through a magnifying glass. We'll navigate Budderoo National Park along Lyrebird loop walk.

  • Tie-dye in nature at Minnamurra Rainforest, Budderoo National Park. Photo: Rosie Nicolai © DPIE

    Tie-dye in nature at Minnamurra Rainforest

    Are you looking for a unique activity to do these school holidays? Join this fun workshop near Jamberoo, where we'll create a bright, beautiful and wearable piece to take home.

Also see

  • A woman listens to an audio tour on her mobile phone with headphone at Minnamurra Rainfores. Photo: John Spencer © DPIE

    Minnamurra Rainforest self-guided audio tours

    Immerse yourself in the sounds, plants, birdlife and history of Minnamurra Rainforest with this series of self-guided audio tours. Download and enjoy as you stroll along Lyrebird loop walk.

  • Picnic table on paved area with covered gas barbecues, in a rainforest setting of ferns and trees. Photo credit: Geoff Saunders © DPIE

    Minnamurra Rainforest picnic area

    Minnamurra Rainforest picnic area is in Budderoo National Park, near Kiama. This peaceful riverside spot is the perfect place to stop for lunch when you explore Minnamurra Rainforest. 

  • View of vistors walking across the creek along Lyrebird loop walk. Photo credit: David Finnegan © DPIE

    Lyrebird loop walk

    Ideal for walking with children, the beautiful Lyrebird loop walk takes an hour to complete. It’s located within Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park.

  • A man stands at a viewing platform at Minnamurra Falls, Budderoo National Park. Photo credit: John Spencer © DPIE

    Minnamurra Falls walk

    Starting at the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, enjoy spectacular rainforest, waterfall and canyon views from several viewing platforms along Minnamurra Falls walk.

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

 

Minnamurra self-guided audio tours

Bring the sights, sounds and stories of Minnamurra Rainforest to life with NSW National Parks' collection of geo-located self-guided audio tours.

A woman listens to an audio tour on her mobile phone with headphone at Minnamurra Rainfores. Photo: John Spencer © DPIE

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Park info

  • in Budderoo National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Budderoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. The park gates at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre open at 9am and close at 5pm every day.

  • Park entry fees:

    $12 per vehicle per day only in the Minnamurra Rainforest area. Bus or taxi: $4.40 per adult and $2.20 per child.

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