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Sea Acres Rainforest Centre

Sea Acres National Park


Close to Port Macquarie, Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is the gateway to your rainforest experience. Friendly staff provide information and there is a café where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast and lunch.

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Sea Acres National Park

Free entry, Rainforest Boardwalk fees apply.

Opening times

The Rainforest Centre is open:

  • 9am-4.30pm daily
  • Closed on Christmas Day
Free entry, Rainforest Boardwalk fees apply. Bookings for the Rainforest Cafe can be made on (02) 6582 4444
Please note
Self-guiding brochures are available at the Rainforest Centre.

Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is the ideal place to begin your fascinating journey through Sea Acres National Park, near Port Macquarie. Eco-displays provide a wealth of information about local Aboriginal culture and the surrounding rainforest environment. There are also regular exhibitions of works by local artists, and a gift shop stocking a range of unique environmental products, gifts, crafts, educational toys and games.

Chat to our friendly staff in the Sea Rainforest Centre - they're experts in the area so will be able to tell you all about Sea Acres Aboriginal bush tucker and Discovery tours. The Rainforest Centre has a theatrette that hosts a variety of local events and educational activities throughout the year, and is the meeting place for rainforest meditation that runs once a month.

Stretch your legs along Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk, or the adjacent Rainforest Cafe, nestled amidst a magnificent grove of bangalow palms, is a great place to stop and enjoy a delicious lunch as well as morning and afternoon tea.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Tours and events at this location

  • People walking around the man-made frugal forest. Photo: Simon Webber and Katie Anderson-Kelly/OEH

    Frugal forest exhibition

    Come along to discover this creative and unique project that transitions landfill into a man-made forest. The frugal forest exhibition is located within Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, Port Macquarie.

  • Spirit of the land exhibition, Sea Acres Rainforest Centre. Photo: Jackson Rafferty/OEH

    Spirit of the land exhibition

    Next time you're visiting Sea Acres National Park, check out this interactive exhibition.


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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Saving our Species conservation program

Saving our Species is a innovative conservation program in NSW. It aims to halt and reverse the growing numbers of Australian animals and plants facing extinction. 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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Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, Sea Acres National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary