Bundagaree Rainforest walk
Bongil Bongil National Park
Bundagaree Rainforest walk is near Tuckers Rocks in Bongil Bongil National Park on the NSW north coast. This easy walk takes in rainforest and beach.
- Bongil Bongil National Park
- 6km loop
- Time suggested
- 1hr 30min - 3hrs
- Grade 3
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
The Bundagaree Rainforest walk takes you on a gentle hike along the coastal fringe of Bongil Bongil National Park.
With rainforest on one side of the dunes, including red olive berry, coastal banksias and staghorns, you're sure to see a variety of rainforest birds, including Lewin’s honeyeaters and satin bowerbirds. You might be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a male satin bowerbird’s bower; two parallel walls of sticks that are then decorated with blue coloured objects with the aim of attracting a mate.
The track leaves the rainforest at the rocky shoreline of Bundagaree creek, great for exploring the rockpools or enjoying the view.
The track is well marked, and you can choose to walk both ways through the rainforest or return along the beach. If you choose the beach walk, look out for the white-bellied eagle soaring and swooping in the sky.
The Bundagaree Rainforest walk is a great choice for a day walk, and if you have time you can stop off at the Bluff loop picnic area for a picnic along the way.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Coffs Harbour office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6652 0900
- 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
- in Bongil Bongil National Park in the North Coast region
Bongil Bongil National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.