Brimbin Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Brimbin Nature Reserve.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Drive 6km northwest on Wingham Road
- Turn right at Cedar Party Road
- Continue for 6km then turn right at Old Port Macquarie Road
- Travel through Yarratt State Forest and follow signs to Brimbin Nature Reserve
Park entry points
- Old Port macquarie Road access See on map
- Brimbin picnic area See on map
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
By public transport
For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Brimbin Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.
Keep a close eye out for the flowering fairy light (or helmet) orchid in the forest leaf litter. It's a sparkling white flower with pinkish edges that grows on a short stem.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17.2°C and 28.6°C
6.5°C and 19.1°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
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.
- in the North Coast region
Brimbin Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to flood events, poor weather or fire danger.
02 6552 4097
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 78 Hargreaves Drive, Taree NSW 2430
- Taree office
Taree (9 km)
Taree is a major mid North Coast city, ringed by superb beaches. It's situated on the Manning River and set against rolling hills.
Wingham (12 km)
A short stroll from the centre of Wingham is Wingham Brush Nature Reserve. Here you'll see a major colony of grey-headed flying foxes hanging head-down in the canopies of 1000-year-old Moreton Bay and strangler figs.
Forster (43 km)
Dominated by water sports Forster is the centre of the Great Lakes area.