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Rainforest walking track

Robertson Nature Reserve

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Rainforest walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track


0.6km loop


15 - 30min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required



Quality of path

Well-formed track: The walk is a 1.5m-wide gravel track.


Occasional steps: Along the path there are several small steps that range from between 5-15cm in height.

Other barriers

Pinch points: There may be points along the walk where the track narrows between hanging vines, but the vines can be manoeuvred around and pushed out of the way.

Getting there and parking

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    Rainforest walking track starts at the northwestern corner of Robertson Nature Reserve. To get there:

    • Once in the township of Robertson, turn onto Meryla Street from the main road.
    • Follow to the end then turn left onto South Street
    • Continue until you see the sign on your right


    Parking is available on South Street at the start of the walk in a grass carpark.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Robertson Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.


    Breathe in the crisp fresh air as you walk through the dense rainforest.


    Take a short stroll through the rainforest and discover its ancient secrets.


    Escape the crowded beaches and enjoy cool temperatures under the rainforest canopy.


    Rug up and experience the beauty of the misty rainforest in winter.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature


    11°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded


    Winter temperature


    2°C and 14°C

    Lowest recorded



    Wettest month


    Driest month


    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day



    Seats and resting points

    There are 3 bench seats evenly distributed along the loop walk.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Bushwalking safety

    If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


    Rainforest walking track is a flat, gravel loop track that's 1.5m wide. There are 3 bench seats at regular points along the walk where you can rest.

    There are some points along the track where people with reduced mobility may need assistance:

    • Along the path there are several small steps that range from between 5-15cm in height.
    • There some sections where the track narrows between hanging vines, but the vines can be manoeuvred around and pushed out of the way.
    • Parking is in a grass carpark at the start of the walk. Some assistance may be needed to get across the grass to the trackhead.



    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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