Werrikimbe National Park

National Parks and Reserves Natural Attractions

Werrikimbe National Park, near Port Macquarie and Tamworth, offers walks through World Heritage rainforest, camping, pinicking, scenic drives and 4WD trails.

If you’re looking to get away from the crowds and explore pristine wilderness, then Werrikimbe National Park is the place for you.

Part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, it’s a unique natural landscape with ancient rainforest, tall eucalypt forests, pristine rivers, cascading waterfalls, rugged escarpment and deep gullies. In spring, the forests and heathland burst with colourful wildflowers.

Visit for the day, or spend a few more enjoying the tranquility of secluded campgrounds, walking tracks, and picnic areas.

With over 120 bird species, birdwatching is a fantastic activity to enjoy here. As you spy lyrebirds in the rainforest, you’ll find a range of other forest birds such as eastern yellow robins and rufous fantails. If you’re lucky, you might spot rare bird species like olive whistlers, rufous scrub-birds and sooty owls.

Facilities

Birdwatching Cycling Four Wheel Driving Horse Riding Nature & Wildlife Picnic Area

Nearby Things to Do

View All
Stoney Aqua Park

Stoney Aqua Park

Telegraph Point, Port Macquarie-Hastings

Kiosk at the falls

Ellenborough Falls

Elands, Greater Taree

Cedar Creek Goldfield

Cedar Creek Goldfield

Wauchope, Port Macquarie-Hastings

Roadside bushland, Mummel Forest Road. Photo: John Spencer

Mummel Forest Road

Nowendoc, Walcha

Swimmers in Upsalls Creek, Swans Corssing in Kerewong State Forest

Kerewong State Forest

Swans Crossing, Port Macquarie-Hastings

Abundance Lifestyle and Garden

Abundance Lifestyle and Garden

Sancrox, Port Macquarie-Hastings