Mooraback walking track
Werrikimbe National Park
Mooraback walking track is in Werrikimbe National Park near Mooraback campground and picnic area. It’s a great way to enjoy snow gum forest and see native wildlife.
Starting from Mooraback campground, this short 500m loop through the snow gums will delight nature lovers. As you stroll you may be joined by an eastern grey kangaroo or red-necked wallaby.
Plenty of forest birds live here too. Eastern yellow robins, scarlet robins, grey and rufous fantails, and white-throated treecreepers are just some of the species you’re likely to see. If you're lucky, you might spot rare birds like the olive whistler, rufous scrub-bird and sooty owl.
Escape the crowds at Mooraback campground, near Walcha, tucked among the snow gums. Explore nearby walking tracks and enjoy the tranquility of this isolated spot.
Platypus Pool walking track
Don’t miss Platypus Pool walking track when you’re staying at Mooraback campground in Werrikimbe National Park, near Walcha. You might spot a shy platypus as you walk alongside the Hastings River.
These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Walcha office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6777 4700
- 188W North Street, Walcha NSW 2354
- in Werrikimbe National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Werrikimbe National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
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