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Willi Willi National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    From Wauchope:

    • Take the Beechwood Road to Beechwood
    • Then turn onto Bellangary Road
    • Turn onto Hastings Forest Way
    • Turn into Wilson River Road to reach the picnic area

    From Kempsey:

    • Take the Armidale Road from West Kempsey
    • After 35km turn onto Carrai Road at Toorooka near Willawarrin
    • Turn onto Coachwood Road at Kookaburra

    Park entry points

    Parking

    By bike

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

    By public transport

    Willi Willi National Park is 50km from closest public transport at Kempsey or Wauchope. 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 Will Willi National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

    Spring

    Birds are plentiful in the rainforest so it's a great time for birdwatching.

    Summer

    Meander along the cool Waterfall walk where you can take a refreshing swim.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    26°C and 28°C

    Highest recorded

    42.2°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    16°C and 20°C

    Lowest recorded

    -5.1°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    January

    Driest month

    July

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    234.6mm

    Facilities

    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.

    Willi Willi National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    Wauchope (42 km)

    Wauchope is great base for exploring nearby national parks that are part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Follow the Hastings Forest Way to Werrikimbe National Park, a rugged wilderness of outstanding beauty spread with short and long walks. Willi Willi National Park is a rainforest mountain park with three beautiful walking tracks that follow the river and lead to a sparkling waterfall. 

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    Port Macquarie (63 km)

    Vibrant Port Macquarie is surrounded by beautiful waterways - the Hastings River, canals, creeks, bays and the Pacific Ocean. The city also has a five-star collection of golden-sand beaches stretching from Port Macquarie Beach to Town Beach and north along the 16-km swathe of North Beach.

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    Kempsey (73 km)

    Kempsey is a historic river town close to national parks and majestic beaches. Kempsey is a convenient place for an overnight stop for anyone driving between Sydney and the North Coast.

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    Willi Willi National Park hero. Photo: John Spencer