National Parks for Kids in New South Wales (NSW)

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ECOTREASURES
Discover some of Sydney's natural treasures with expert local Sydney tour guides. EcoTreasures specialises in Eco Tourism experiences of Sydney's Northern Beaches from Manly to Palm Beach and into Ku-ring-gai Chase and Sydney Harbour National Parks, New South Wales, Australia. EcoTreasure's mission is to provide you with an unforgettable fun, relaxing Australian experience while increasing your knowledge about Australian wildlife, environment, culture, heritage and fun things to do in Sydney.
Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises
ENJOY A WONDERFUL CRUISE EXPERIENCE ON THE PRISTINE WATERS OF THE PORT HACKING WITH CRONULLA AND NATIONAL PARK FERRY CRUISES Multi–award winning Cronulla and National Park Ferry Cruises is a family owned business that has been operating scenic cruises and the Bundeena Ferry on the pristine waters of Port Hacking, just thirty minutes south of Sydney, for over twenty-five years. The Hacking is surrounded by the second oldest National Park in the world, which is famous for its abundant wildlife and ...
Sydney Out Back
Sydney Outback’s flagship product, the Wilderness and Aboriginal Explorer, offers nature, Aboriginal and aquatic based tours to remote, spectacular destinations ‘out back’ of Sydney. We offer full day tours to the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park National Park, located just 45 minutes north of central Sydney. Our itineraries and commentaries combine to create experiences that link these diverse landscapes with the six key drivers of the Australian and Sydney tourism market: • Nature ...
Nymboida Camping and Canoeing - Formerly Nymboida Canoe Centre
Host Venue for the Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival, Nymboida Camping & Canoeing is pleasantly situated amidst 36 acres of glorious natural surroundings on the banks of Goolang Creek and open all year round. We offer camping and basic cabin accommodation at reasonable prices along with Kayak/Canoe hire and guided river trips, including platypus spotting paddles, on the nearby Nymboida River. Whether you want a secluded site tucked away by the creek, a camp next to a shelter shed and picnic table ...

Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival

From 18-08-2017 To 20-08-2017

A fun filled weekend the whole family will enjoy, The Clarence Valley Camp Oven Festival is a feast for the Senses! The tantalising smells of delicious camp oven cooked food....easy listening live music ...

Callicoma Hill Eco-cabins, Hunter Valley
Callicoma Hill offers a 3 bedroom self-contained eco-cabin, a 10 bed rustic bunkhouse and bush camping for groups in the forested mountains high above Singleton in Australia's famous Hunter Valley. It is about 3 hours travel north of Sydney (45 mins north of Singleton) and is located only 1km from Mt Royal National Park, part of the Barrington wilderness. It is 1 hour from the Hunter Valley vineyards area. It is an excellent place for observing native wildlife, walks or relaxing. Activities ...
The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre 50-58 Wellington St, Baradine NSW 2396 Open 7 days; (FREE admission) 9am to 5pm weekdays and 10am to 5pm weekends. Closed Christmas Day.  Discover the hidden secrets of the Pilliga Forest and the stories of yesteryear with this fun and entertaining exhibition. This architecturally designed environmentally sustainable centre will captivate visitors of all ages. Featuring the latest in interactive displays and technology your 'walk in the forest' will reveal ...
Hunter Wetlands Centre
Hunter Wetlands Centre Australia is a Haven for Wildlife and People located only 10 minutes from Newcastle & 1½ hours from Sydney. It is an internationally recognised and Ramsar listed wetlands. It is a place of education, conservation, adventure and tourism. We are a community-owned, local not-for-profit charity. Visitors can enjoy activities including dip-netting, bird watching, walking and cycle trails, canoeing, children's playground, BBQ areas, café and much more. School holiday activities ...

Cape Solander Drive, Kurnell, NSW 2231

Visitor centresPublic transportWheelchair facilitiesNo campingNo caravan sitesNo accommodationLookoutsPicnic tablesKiosks/cafesWalkingDogs and other domestic animals not permittedNo horse riding trailsCycling trailsNo car touringNo 4WD touring routesNo canoeing opportunitiesNo sailing or boatingFishingSwimmingSnorkelling/divingNo adventure recreation opportunities Straddling the two headlands at the entrance to Botany Bay, this national park features a unique combination of natural and cultural ...

Kamay Botany Bay National Park,, Solander Drive, Kurnell, NSW 2231

Straddling the two headlands at the entrance to Botany Bay, this national park features a unique combination of natural and cultural heritage. The park is the site of first contact between the crew of James Cook's Endeavour and the Aboriginal people of Australia in 1770. It's also the place where France's famous explorer Jean François de Galaup, Comte de Lapérouse, arrived within a week of the British First Fleet in 1788. Beneath the park's gouged sandstone cliffs, there are rich marine environments. ...

Sturt Hwy, Balranald, NSW 2715

Discover fascinating chapters of our natural, pastoral and Aboriginal heritage with a visit to Yanga National Park, one of the state's newest national parks. From Aboriginal families to explorers and pioneers, shearers and rabbit trappers, fisherman and campers - people have been visiting Yanga for thousands of years, now it's your turn! Picnic with the family, or unwind for a week and enjoy a choice of settings, complemented by an array of new visitor facilities. Nestled along the 170km of Murrumbidgee ...

33-39 Hyde St, Bellingen, NSW 2454

Bellingen Island is a hidden gem nestled along the Bellinger River just to the west of Lavenders Bridge. The Island is one of the last remnants of Lowland Subtropical Rainforest on Floodplain in the Bellinger catchment. This vegetation community is listed as an Endangered Ecological Community under the NSW Threatened Species Act The Island is home to a maternity camp of Grey Headed Flying foxes whose numbers swell to the tens of thousands seasonally. They are protected by the Commonwealth Environment ...
Cumberland State Forest is a unique urban forest located 30km north west of Sydney. Boasting 40 hectares of beautiful bushland and a huge array of bird life, there are easy-to-medium grade scenic walking tracks as well as BBQs for family gatherings. There’s something to suit all ages and a variety of interests! Discover what forests in NSW have to offer – forests provide timber, employment, habitat, clean air, water and a place to be. Come along to one of our activities, grab a coffee or lunch ...
Staffed by volunteers, the Kalkari Discovery Centre has a range of educational experiences for visitors. There are displays on Australian fauna, Aboriginal heritage and a three dimensional slide show. The wheelchair-accessible Discovery trail offers stunning views of Cockle Creek and a chance to see wallabies and the local birdlife. The volunteer staff can assist you in booking onto your next Discovery activity.
A short, spectacular drive from Sydney, Canberra or Wollongong will bring you to a hidden valley where you'll find the Wombeyan Caves. The Wollondilly and Junction caves offer excellent all round tours with a wide variety of features, and the Figtree Cave is regarded as the state's premier self-guided cave experience. Activities include cave tours, camping, hiking, canyoning, tennis and swimming. This is also an ideal place for bird watching and photography. Opening hours: 9:00-4:30pm, daily (closed ...

Kanangra Road, Oberon, NSW 2787

This park is part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Vast gorges, high lookouts and wild and scenic rivers lend Kanagra-Boyd's wilderness a rugged and dramatic grandeur. Thurat Spires, Kanangra Walls and Mount Cloudmaker provide sandstone scenery on a majestic scale. Vehicle entry fees: In this park, vehicle entry fees are $7 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated 'pay and display' machines - please bring correct coins. Boyd River campground Vehicle entry fee: Annual pass ...

Boultons Crossing Rd, Gumma Crossing Reserve, Macksville, NSW 2447

Gumma Crossing Reserve, on the banks of beautiful Warrell Creek, is a nature based camp ground under the control of Nambucca Shire Council and the Gumma Reserve Committee. An un-spoilt part of Paradise - just this side of heaven! For many years Gumma has been a closely guarded secret spot and directions not easy to find. If coming from the north: turn left into River street in Macksville, immediately after crossing the traffic bridge. If coming from the south: turn right into Partridge Street at ...
If you wish to get your kid windsurf, this is the place to go! our certified coaches will get them to the right spots to learn in safety. Join our club today!
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16-04-2014

Great club to start learning surf an windsurf. Security and fun!

Dome Road, Dorrigo, NSW 2453

Start your visit to to Dorrigo National Park at the Rainforest Centre. Information officers can assist to plan your visit and select a walk that meets your needs. You will also find brochures and information on other national parks in the area. The Rainforest Shop offers a fascinating range of quality books, gifts, postcards and souvenirs relating to rainforest and the environment. Explore the 'Rainforests Revealed' display and learn about the rich natural and cultural heritage of this Gondwanan ...

Quarry Road and through the tunnel., Somersby, Somersby, NSW 2250

Brisbane Water National Park is set in over 12,000 ha of rugged sandstone country. Bordering the Hawkesbury River the park provides magnificent views of the river, Brisbane Water and Broken Bay. Fabulous wildflower displays from late winter to early spring are one of the features of the park. You may see a diverse range of native animals, including threatened species such as spotted tailed quolls and koalas that find refuge in the park. This sandstone country has an extensive array of Aboriginal ...

Enter the northern tip of the park from the end of Berowra Waters Road., Turn off into Barnetts Road to reach the Berowra Waters Lookout, Berowra, NSW 2081

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You'll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park's scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it's hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited ...

The Old Butter Factory, Adelong Road, Adelong Road , Tumut, NSW 2720

Located in the Old Butter Factory on the corner of the Snowy Mountains Highway and the Gundagai Road, Tumut. Supplying a wide range of information on the Tumut Region and northern Kosciuszko National Park. Regional display area show casing what's to see and do, shop stocking maps books, souvenirs and quality gifts. Wheelchair access is provided so come discover and experience all there is to see and do in our high country wonderland.

Budderoo National Park, Minnamurra Falls Road (Tourist Drive No.9, Jamberoo, NSW 2533

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre lies within Budderoo National Park and is 15 km west of Kiama on Tourist Drive 9. It has a network of boardwalks and paved tracks, which can take you through the rainforest to Minnamurra Falls. The visitor centre provides information about the area and surrounding national parks, and also has a shop. The Lyrebird Cafe offers light meals and refreshments, and there are picnic and barbecue facilities available.

Sydney Harbour National Park, The Rocks, NSW 2000

Goat Island is a rocky island in Sydney Harbour, in New South Wales, Australia. The island is some 400 m by 200 m in size and is located north-west of the Sydney central business district. Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the main channel of Sydney Harbour. Over the years Goat Island has served as a quarry, convict stockade, explosives store, police station, fire station, boatyard and film set. Today the island ...

Copeland Road, Barrington Tops, NSW 2422

At Copeland Tops State Conservation Area take time to explore the rare and beautiful dry rainforest, the largest accessible area in the Gloucester district. As you step over the fern covered ground and mossy rocks, you're surrounded by tall trees (strangler figs, shatterwood, yellow tulip and grey myrtle) hanging with vines. Bird's nest ferns, staghorns, elkhorns and orchids nestle amongst the rocks and in the trees.

Los Lane, Aberdare, NSW 2325

The park has a rich history of Aborignal occupation and more recently forestry operation. Today it conserves a diversity of plants and animals including a number of threatened species and endangered ecological communities. Enjoy a picnic at Astills Picnic Area and explore the Kurri Sand Swamp Woodland. A great way to see the park is by bicycle. One of the best routes is to depart from the picnic area, cycle north along Deadmans Trail and then return to the picnic area via Gibsons Road. The Forestry ...

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, Dome Road, Dorrigo, NSW 2453

Dorrigo's renowned boardwalks make its rainforests on the edge of the Great Escarpment one of Australia's most accessible World Heritage areas. Picnic with the brush turkeys at The Glade, visit the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre and Canopy Cafe or try the waterfall tracks. The Dorrigo Rainforest Centre and Skywalk are only an hour's drive west of Coffs Harbour. An interactive display guides visitors of all ages through different aspects of this World Heritage-listed rainforest, and staff can provide detailed ...

Bobbin Head Road, Mount Colah, Mount Colah, NSW 2079

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is where the Hawkesbury River meets the sea: a tight cluster of secretive, winding creeks, sheltered beaches, hidden coves and wide expanses of deep blue water. You'll find heathlands on the sandstone ridges, dense forests on the slopes, and mangroves on the tidal mudflats. The park's scenic beauty is combined with a rich Aboriginal heritage and a strong sense of history. So it's hardly surprising that millions of walkers, boaters, swimmers and picnickers have visited ...

Cnr Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drv, Merimbula, NSW 2548

The park has sandy surf beaches, rugged bays, rock platforms, quiet campgrounds, sheltered inlets and historic lighthouses. Its heathlands and forests are home to a variety of plants and animals, including threatened species such as the ground parrot, eastern bristlebird, hooded plover, yellow-bellied glider and long-nosed potoroo.In this park, vehicle entry fees are $7 per vehicle per day. Throughout the park there are self-registration locations to pay the fee.

There are multiple entry points to this park which runs between the Pacific Highway and the coast, f, Mogo, NSW 2536

n Murramarang National Park forests of spotted gums grow on steep slopes right down to the sea. They are one of the great beauties of the park, their pale, mottled trunks in dramatic contrast to the dark green understorey of burrawangs. The coast too is dramatic. It features cliffs and headlands, rock platforms, hidden sea caves, and sand and shingle beaches. There are plenty of things to do in this coastal park. Apart from beach activities it is also a good place for walking along the coastline ...

59-61 Goulburn Street, Tibooburra, NSW 2000

he park protects an enormous arid landscape of space and solitude. The rolling red-sand dunes of the Strzelecki desert ripple through the western section, graduating past surprising wetlands surrounded by white sands. Flat-topped mesas and fantastic views characterise the central Jump-Up country. Remnant gidgee woodland, the catchment system of the ephemeral Twelve-Mile Creek and gibber and grass-covered plains dominate the east, while 450 million year old granite tors surrounding Tibooburra form ...

38 Flowers Dr, Blacksmiths, NSW 2281

Wallarah National Park conserves coastal land south of Caves Beach, just east of Lake Macquarie. The park is in three sections, on the east and west of the Pacific Highway. It's about 30 kilometres south of Newcastle and 120 kilometres north of Sydney. There are plenty of things to do in the park, including walking, fishing, swimming, surfing. The coastal views are spectacular, and this is a good whale watching spot. Contact the park office Lake Munmorah Street address: Blue Wren Drive, Munmorah ...

Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath, NSW 2785

The Blue Mountains Heritage Centre provides information on Blue Mountains National Park and surrounding areas, an interactive educational display, video screenings and a gallery. You can purchase:national parks walking track guides, maps, books on the Blue Mountains, Aboriginal history and flora and fauna, Australian-made souvenirs, clothing and gifts.

North Head Rd, Billinudgel, NSW 2483

This park was created in March 1999. It covers an area of 137 hectares. Tweed Area Office Staff at this NPWS office can provide information on many of the regions parks. Street address: 4/135 Main St Murwillumbah NSW 2484 Postal address: PO Box 724, Murwillumbah NSW 2484 Opening hours: 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday

head south from Narrabri on the Old Gunnedah Road. Turn left about 4km out of town and follow the Mt, Kaputar, NSW 2390

Mt Kaputar National Park is a rugged island of wilderness, towering high above the surrounding Western Plains. It's the footprint left behind by a series of volcanic eruptions that moved across this area between 17 and 21 million years ago. Millions of years of erosion have carved this volcanic pile into the Nandewar Range, with its dramatic landscape of lava terraces, volcanic plugs and ring dykes. At the peak of the range is Mt Kaputar, which reaches an altitude of 1510m. There are superb views ...

Park office:, 51 Oxley Street, Bourke, NSW 2840

Come, look, see and learn about wildflowers, archaeology, landforms, Indigenous culture, pastoralism, park and water management. A must! Tag-Along with rangers into areas of Ledknapper Nature Reserve, normally restricted to the public. Gain personal insight into the reserve, its history, function and future. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, food and water and your n vehicle. To participate in this tour you will need your own high clearance 4WD vehicle, and we also suggest a UHF radio. ...

off John Renshway Parkway, warrumbungle National Park, Gulargambone, NSW 2828

he combination of forested ridges, rocky spires and domes, deep gorges and plenty of camping and visitor facilities make the Warrumbungles one of the state's most popular national parks. In spring the sandstone areas of the park often produce remarkable displays of wildflowers such as wattles, peas and heaths. You can see koalas, eastern grey kangaroos, wallaroos and emus. It is an ideal destination for bushwalkers, pack campers, photographers and birdwatchers, or those who simply enjoy watching ...

Boree Plains Gol Gol Road, Balranald, NSW 2715

The Willandra Lakes World Heritage area, with Mungo National Park at its centre, maintains a continuous record of human occupation stretching back well over 40,000 years. Rain and wind has uncovered ancient fireplaces and hearths, as well as calcified plant matter, artefacts, stone tools and animal bones. At the 33 kilometre long crescent of the Walls of China, erosion has sculpted the sand and clay into dramatic formations.

Bateau Bay, NSW 2261

In North Wyrrabalong there's a lookout at the end of Pelican Beach Rd with a view over Pelican Beach. Along the Red Gum Trail you will find viewing platforms offering wide views of the mountains and Tuggerah Lake. From Crackneck and Wyrrabalong lookouts in South Wyrrabalong you'll see panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding areas. The park is on the Central Coast of NSW, about 110 kilometres north of Sydney, within day trip distance. It's in two parts, one on each side of The Entrance. To get ...

Ku-ring-gai Chase Rd, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Mount Colah, NSW 2079

This nature reserve is managed to preserve its wonderful diversity of plants and animals for scientific and educational purposes. Each spring, it puts on one of Sydney's most vibrant natural floral shows, including native orchids, bright pink eriostemons, purple boronias and towering Gymea lilies.

7 Standing St, The Channon, NSW 2480

Located in World Heritage Nightcap National Park, Protesters Falls is a must see while exploring the Lismore Hinterland. The easy walk from Terania Creek Picnic Area winds its way through the bangalow palm forest to the base of the falls. Swimming is not permitted in the area as it is home to the endangered Fleay's barred frog. Protestors Falls and Terania Creek is home to the first successful anti logging protest in 1979.

Nowra Road, Kangaroo Valley, NSW 2577

Explore sandstone scenery on a grand scale throughout the park. To the south, George Boyd lookout, Little Forest Plateau and Pigeon House Mountain offer views of the coastline and the Budawang wilderness areas. The recently upgraded Tianjara lookout, on the Nowra-Braidwood road, provides views of Tianjara Falls. To the north, Fitzroy Falls and Belmore Falls plunge off the plateau into rainforest gullies. On the western side at Tallong there are wonderful views of the Shoalhaven Gorge from Badgerys ...
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