Wingham Brush Nature Reserve
All the practical information you need to know about Wingham Brush Nature Reserve.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Follow Wingham Road north-west to the township of Wingham
- As you enter the township, turn left into Isabella Street.
- Continue until you see the entrance and carpark next to Wingham School
- Alternatively, continue past Isabella Street, turn left into Farquhar Street, and follow to the end where you’ll see another entrance and carpark.
Park entry points
- Wingham Brush boardwalk start See on map
- Sealed roads
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information. Please note bikes are not permitted within the reserve.
By public transport
Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is not accessible by public transport.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wingham Brush Nature Reserve Here are some of the highlights.
Enjoy the peaceful ambience and see the beautiful autumn colours on the leaves of the white cedars as you wander along the boardwalk.
Wander through the rainforest by day, then, on the banks of the river at sunset, watch the spectacular sight of flying foxes flying out in search of food.
Escape the holiday crowds, enjoy cooler temperatures under the rainforest canopy and see grey-headed flying foxes when breeding reaches its peak.
Keep your eyes out for seasonal altitudinal migrants, such as fruit pigeons, bowerbirds and bats foraging in the rainforest.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 29°C
6°C and 20°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in the North Coast region
Wingham Brush Nature Reserve is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, flooding, or for the benefit of the flying foxes during breeding.
02 6552 4097
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
- 78 Hargreaves Drive, Taree NSW 2430
- Taree office
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A short stroll from the centre of Wingham is Wingham Brush Nature Reserve. Here you'll see a major colony of grey-headed flying foxes hanging head-down in the canopies of 1000-year-old Moreton Bay and strangler figs.
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