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Victoria Park Nature Reserve

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From the Pacific Highway:

    • Take the Bruxner Highway exit to Lismore/Alstonville
    • Take the Alstonville exit and follow directions as below

    From Alstonville:

    • Head south along Wardell Road
    • Turn right into Dalwood Road over the causeway, then turn left into Victoria Park Road.
    • Veer right at the ‘Y’ junction and follow the road to Victoria Park Nature Reserve

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

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

    Best times to visit

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

    Summer

    Escape the summer heat with a cool stroll along the rainforest boardwalk.

    Winter

    Avoid the crowds and visit during the cooler months; you might even catch a glimpse of the migratory eastern yellow robin.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    18°C and 29°C

    Highest recorded

    43°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    7°C and 20°C

    Lowest recorded

    -3.5

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    March

    Driest month

    August

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    246mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    Fees and passes

    Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    • All Parks Pass - For all parks in NSW (including Kosciuszko NP) $190 (1 year) / $335 (2 years)
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    • Multi Parks Pass - For all parks in NSW (except Kosciuszko) $65 (1 year) / $115 (2 years)
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    • Country Parks Pass - For all parks in Country NSW (except Kosciuszko) $45 (1 year) / $75 (2 years)
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    • Single Country Park Pass - For entry to a single park in country NSW (except Kosciuszko). $22 (1 year) / $40 (2 years)
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    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 OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Victoria Park Nature Reserve

    Contact

    • in the North Coast region
    • Victoria Park Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Park entry fees:

      $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

      Buy a pass
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    Nearby towns

    Lismore (21 km)

    Lismore is a major North Coast commercial, cultural and administrative centre. It's set in undulating country on the north arm of the Richmond River.

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    Ballina (23 km)

    Ballina is a bustling holiday town and service centre and home of the Big Prawn. It's situated at the mouth of the Richmond River, close to superb beaches.

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    Byron Bay (46 km)

    Byron Bay is Australia's easternmost town and 'style capital' of the North Coast. It's a place of outstanding natural beauty, set against lush volcanic hills.

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    Victoria Park picnic area, Victoria Park Nature Reserve. Artist: NSW Government