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Dunggir National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Dunggir National Park.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Bowraville:

    • Follow North Arm Road west from Bowraville for 2km
    • Turn left into Buckra Bendinni Road and follow this for 7km
    • Turn left into Hanging Rock Road and follow it for 11km to reach the park boundary

    Park entry points

    By bike

    Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.

    By public transport

    Dunggir National Park is not accessible by public transport.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Dunggir National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Spring

    Spring offers the most comfortable temperatures to visit the park, and some hillsides bloom in the unmistakable red of flame trees, particularly around Kosekai lookout.

    Winter

    The crisp air of winter provides the clearest views of the surrounding region, so photographers should come mid-year or in late Autumn.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    17.4°C and 28.8°C

    Highest recorded

    43°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    6.3°C and 20.3°C

    Lowest recorded

    -1.8°C

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

    Prohibited

    Pets

    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.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Dunggir National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Macksville (35 km)

    Macksville is a relaxed fishing and oyster-farming town centre of a rich rural district. It's on low-lying land around the Nambucca River.

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    Nambucca Heads (43 km)

    If you are looking for a sunny beach holiday, the climate in Nambucca Heads is close to perfect, with highs of around 27°C in summer, and 18°C in winter. The beach itself is great for learning how to surf, as the waves are mostly small. And when the surf life savers are out, you can enjoy a dip in the ocean.

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    South West Rocks (83 km)

    South West Rocks is a sleepy coastal retreat at its barefoot best. It's an oceanfront holiday town on north-facing Trial Bay.

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    Scenic views, Dunggir National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary