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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

Budderoo National Park

Overview

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park is closed until late January 2020. Our friendly staff are located at nearby Lyrebird Cafe.

Type
Visitor centres
Where
345 Minnamurra Falls Road, Jamberoo, NSW, 2533 - in Budderoo National Park
Accessibility
Hard
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre staff can be found at nearby Lyrebird Cafe from 9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Please note

Last access to the walks is 3pm for both walks or 4pm for the loop walk.

You can still find the friendly staff of Minnamurra Rainforest Centre at the nearby Lyrebird Cafe. 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.

There’s also a picnic area by the river, so pack your hamper and enjoy a barbecue in this splendid environment.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Tours and events at this location

  • Budderoo Track, Budderoo National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk

    Finding food in the forest: Minnamurra

    Learn some of the wisdom of Minnamuarra Rainforest these school holidays. Join an Aboriginal NPWS guide and search for bush tucker and bush medicine in Budderoo National Park, near Kangaroo Valley.

  • Bridge over Minnamurra River in Budderoo National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk/DPIE

    Junior ranger: Bush survival at Minnamurra

    If you've ever wanted to know what being a ranger is like, head to Minnamurra Rainforest in Budderoo National Park. These school holidays, you'll discover how to survive and stay safe in the bush.

  • Rainforest Loop walk. Photo: Andy Richards

    Meditate in Minnamurra Rainforest

    Do you need some peace and tranquillity? Take some time for yourself with a 90min meditative walk in Minnamurra Rainforest in Budderoo National Park. Feel the stress of everyday life disappear.

  • Minnamurra River in Budderoo National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk/DPIE

    Nature journalling at Minnamurra Rainforest

    Looking for something fun to do these school holidays? Head to Minnamurra Rainforest and try nature journalling. Located in Budderoo National Park, this activity is great for kids aged 4 to 12 years.

  • Gathering weaving materials in a NPWS guided activity. Photo: David Duffy/NPWS

    Traditional weaving workshop

    Do you love doing handcrafts? This weaving workshop at Minnamurra Rainforest is a great introduction to Aboriginal culture. You'll have the privilege of being taught by an Aboriginal Elder.

Also see

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

  • People enjoying lunch at the Lyrebird Cafe, Budderoo National Park. Photo:Andy Richards Copyright:NSW Government

    Lyrebird Cafe

    Relax after a rainforest walk with a meal or a coffee at the Lyrebird Cafe, beside the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park.

  • View of vistors walking across the creek along Rainforest loop walk. Photo: David Finnegan/DPIE.

    Rainforest loop walk

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

  • A person on the boardwalk, The Falls walk, Budderoo National Park. Photo: Andy Richards Copyright:NSW Government

    The Falls walk

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

 

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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 (Minnamurra Rainforest area only). Bus or taxi: $4.40 per adult and $2.20 per child.

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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, Budderoo National Park. Photo: Michael Van Ewijk