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Robertson Nature Reserve

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Robertson Nature Reserve.

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Moss Vale:

    • Travel east along Illawarra Highway towards Robertson
    • Once in the township of Robertson, turn right onto Meryla Street.
    • Follow to the end then turn left onto South Street
    • Continue until you see the sign on your right

    From Wollongong:

    • Travel west along Illawarra Highway towards Robertson
    • Once in the township of Robertson, turn left onto Meryla Street.
    • Follow to the end then turn left onto South Street
    • Continue until you see the sign on your right

    Park entry points

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    For information about public transport options to Robertson, visit the NSW country transport info website.

    Best times to visit

    There are lots of great things waiting for you in Robertson Nature Reserve. Here are some of the highlights.

    Autumn

    Breathe in the crisp fresh air as you walk through the dense rainforest.

    Spring

    Take a short stroll through the rainforest and discover its ancient secrets.

    Summer

    Escape the crowded beaches and enjoy cool temperatures under the rainforest canopy.

    Winter

    Rug up and experience the beauty of the misty rainforest in winter.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    11°C and 26°C

    Highest recorded

    25.5°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    2°C and 14°C

    Lowest recorded

    2.2°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    February

    Driest month

    September

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    549.7mm

    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.

    Robertson Nature Reserve

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Robertson (1 km)

    Robertson is known as the 'green heart of the Highlands' for a good reason - it's always green. Rich, fertile soil and abundant rural farmland make up Robertson's scenic landscape. It serves as a gateway to some of the State's best waterfalls.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Moss Vale (22 km)

    Moss Vale is the rural centre of the Southern Highlands, with its regional livestock saleyards, farmers market and agricultural show. The meandering tree-lined main street and lush gardens make it one of the most picturesque towns in the region.

    www.visitnsw.com

    Bowral (26 km)

    Spring is tulip time while summer has fragrant roses and autumn, flowering bulbs. Bowral Tulip Festival runs from the end of September until early October; the Autumn Garden Festival is held in May.

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    Robertson Nature Reserve. Photo: Michael van Ewijk