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Muogamarra Nature Reserve

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Muogamarra Nature Reserve is an extraordinary place to view wildflowers in spring, just north of Sydney. It opens just 6 weeks a year, preserving the fragile ecosystems and Aboriginal cultural heritage.

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Visit Muogamarra in spring as the reserve transforms into a brilliant display of colour when wildflowers come into bloom. You’ll see waratahs, majestic angophoras, old-man banksias, pink boronias and delicate native orchids. The reserve is home to many native animals like echidnas, and birdwatchers might glimpse a soaring wedge-tail eagle or an iconic lyrebird.

To visit Muogamarra Nature Reserve, book in advance to join a guided tour and discover the secrets of this special place from our volunteer guides. You'll get the chance to see Aboriginal rock engravings and some wonderful views over the Hawkesbury River.

Highlights in this park

  • Flowers at Muogamarra Nature Reserve. Photo: Tegan Burton

    Muogamarra Djarra crossing walk

    Get your heart pumping on this 8km walk along ridgeland forest and down to Djarra crossing near Cowan. Enjoy impressive views of the pristine Berowra ...

  • Bushwalkers and wildflowers along Point Loop walk. Photo: Elinor Sheargold/OEH

    Muogamarra Lloyd Trig and Deerubbin loop walk

    Do this 6.6km walk to Deerubbin lookover via Lloyd Trig. Discover extraordinary places above sea level, with spectacular views out to the Hawkesbury R...

  • The view at Bujwa Bay, Muogamarra Nature Reserve. Photo: T Willsteed © the photographer

    Walk to Bujwa Bay

    Take a guided 7km walk through Muogamarra Nature Reserve, right on Sydney's doorstep, and enjoy the brilliant display of plants and wildflowers.


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.


Saving Our Species program

Australia is home to more than 500,000 animal and plant species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Saving our Species is a statewide conservation program that addresses the growing number of Australian animals and Australian native plants facing extinction.

Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) in a tree. Photo: Courtesy of Taronga Zoo/OEH

General enquiries


  • in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Muogamarra Nature Reserve is open to the public from 9am to 4.30pm for 6 weeks around August and September each year. The reserve is closed to the public at other times to protect sensitive natural and cultural heritage values.

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