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Ulidarra National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

From Coffs Harbour:

  • Travel north on Pacific Highway for approximately 5km
  • Turn left onto Bruxner Park Road and continue winding your way up the escarpment past the banana farms
  • At the Sealy lookout turn-off, continue west for approximately 1.8km and turn left into Orara East State Forest.
  • Travel along the gravel road for approximately 1.3km until you reach the Ulidarra National Park sign

By bike

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

By public transport

Ulidarra National Park is not accessible by public transport.

Best times to visit

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

Autumn

Take advantage of excellent birdwatching and immerse yourself in nature.

Spring

Enjoy a picnic beside the pristine waters of Bucca Bucca Creek.

Summer

Escape the crowds at the beach and get off the beaten track in your 4WD.

Winter

Climb to the top of End Peak and enjoy panoramic views towards Coffs Harbour and the coast.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

17°C and 28°C

Highest recorded

43.3°C

Winter temperature

Average

4°C and 20°C

Lowest recorded

-3.2°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

March

Driest month

August

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

953.1mm

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.

Ulidarra National Park

Contact

Nearby towns

Coffs Harbour (11 km)

Coffs Harbour is a coastal city on the North Coast, packed with things to do. It's surrounded by lush forests and national parks.

www.visitnsw.com

Woolgoolga (27 km)

Woolgoolga is a busy rural service town with a large Sikh population. It features a coastal setting surrounded by banana farms and forested hills.

www.visitnsw.com

Bellingen (45 km)

Bellingen is a laid-back, tree-lined town with a New Age vibe. It's set in a luxuriant valley beside the Bellinger River.

www.visitnsw.com

4WD trail, Ulidarra National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary