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Cunnawarra National Park is a special place. Here are just some of the reasons why:

Explore World Heritage-listed rainforest

Beech lookout, Cunnawarra National Park. Photo: Tony Karacsonyi

Cunnawarra is part of the New England Group of Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, and was added to the Australian National Heritage List in 2007. It features some remarkable examples of subtropical, warm temperate and Antarctic beech cool temperate rainforest, making it an absolute haven for nature-lovers

The tallest trees in NSW

Cunnawarra National Park. Photo: Rob Cleery/Seen Australia

Cunnawarra boasts significant areas of old-growth forest, including large swathes of well-developed moist eucalypt trees. Perhaps one of the most imposing, though, is a stand of forest ribbon gum that contains some of the tallest recorded trees in NSW.

  • Beech lookout Head to Beech lookout in Cunnawarra National Park for remarkable views out over World Heritage-listed rainforest.

Diverse wildlife

Views from Beech lookout, Cunnawarra National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary

Not only is Cunnawarra home to some of the most impressive trees in NSW, it’s also home to an incredible diversity of wildlife.  Among the wildlife you’re likely to spot here is a number of threatened species, including powerful owls, spotted-tailed quolls, rufous scrub-birds and glossy black cockatoos.

  • Beech lookout Head to Beech lookout in Cunnawarra National Park for remarkable views out over World Heritage-listed rainforest.

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Cunnawarra National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary