Dorrigo National Park
Dorrigo National Park is 1 hour from Coffs Harbour, yet if feels worlds away. Visit this World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforest on a day trip or school excursion, for breathtaking waterfall walks, picnic spots and excellent birdwatching.
Read more about Dorrigo National Park
Dorrigo National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, offers stunning scenery that's been millions of years in the making. The park has a range of forest environments that protect an enormous variety of animals and birds. You might spot red-necked pademelons, the vibrantly coloured wompoo fruit-dove, or the spectacular regent bowerbird.
A great day trip from Coffs Harbour, you can go birdwatching, relax at scenic picnic and barbecue spots, explore secret waterfalls and rainforest walks, and be amazed by the views from the elevated walk which looks all the way from the forest to the sea. Be sure to stop in at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre and Canopy Cafe.
Highlights in this park
Explore the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area in our NSW national parks. Enjoy guided tours, walks, waterfalls, scenic drives, and accommodation surrounded by ancient landscapes.
185km of pristine waterfalls, rainforests and cute towns. Welcome to Waterfall Way. Countless hiking trails, secluded campgrounds and pristine waterfalls have earned this drive a reputation as one of Australia’s best.
- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- 02 9585 6831
- in the North Coast region
Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Coffs Harbour office
02 6652 0900
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
- Coffs Harbour office