The Big Hole walking track
Deua National Park
All the practical information you need to know about The Big Hole walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Quality of markings
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Getting there and parking
The Big Hole walking track starts at Berlang campground in the northwest precinct of Deua National Park.
To get there:
- From Braidwood, drive south along Cooma Road for 30 minutes.
- Turn left at the sign to Berlang/The Big Hole
- Drive 700m to Berlang campground carpark
Parking is available at Berlang campground. It can be a busy place on long weekends or school holidays, so parking might be limited.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Deua National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
This season is the best time for wildflowers in the park and for birdwatching.
This is the season for swimming and floating on a lilo down the Shoalhaven and Deua rivers. See if you can spot an eastern water dragon sharing the river with you along the way.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
15.7°C and 23.5°C
6.5°C and 16.7°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
Maps and downloads
Descending is permitted, but you will need to obtain a permit from the NPWS Braidwood area office beforehand.
- Narooma office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed public holidays.
- 02 4476 0800
- 10 Graham Street, Narooma NSW 2456. Office open by appointment only.