Parque Nacional de Dorrigo, Dorrigo
Find out what makes a World Heritage Area special at Parque Nacional de Dorrigo, part of Gondwana Rainforests of Australia. The park includes significant habitats of native animals and is of outstanding ecological value. Visit the park’s Rainforest Center to see interactive displays on this rare rain forest environment. The center’s staff can guide you through the story of the rain forest's evolution and provide insight into the animal and plant species that call it their home. The park also contains several trails allowing hikers to access a number of pristine waterfalls. Another notable feature is the Skywalk, an elevated walkway through and above the treetops, providing visitors with convenient spots to observe the local bird life. Put Parque Nacional de Dorrigo into our Dorrigo online trip maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Der Dorrigo Nationalpark ist bei vielen Australienbesuchern nicht zuoberst auf der Prioritätenliste, völlig zu unrecht. Der Park liegt etwas abseits im Landesinnern, zwischen Coffs Harbour und Port Ma... more »Dorrigo National Park is not at the top of the priority list for many visitors to Australia, quite wrongly. The park is located a little off the land, between Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie in New South Wales. For only 2 AUD you will be offered a lot here. In the visitor centre you will learn a lot about the predominant subtropical rainforest and its inhabitants. Outside, the Skywalk, a 100-metre-long catwalk, leads to a viewing platform from where you can enjoy a wonderful view over the rainforest-covered mountains of the surrounding area and over the sea in the distance. To see the rainforest up close, the nearly 6 km long Wunga Walk is a good place to see. According to the information board, it takes about 2.5 hours for the tour, but we ran it at an average pace and without big breaks in a little less than 2 hours. On the way you pass three beautiful waterfalls, at two you cross a suspension bridge. Unfortunately we did not see particularly interesting animals, but the way was worthwhile due to nature. Conclusion: The national park is definitely worth it for a day or even half a day. With only 2 AUD entry highly recommended.
On this visit our group drove 10 km beyond the park HQ to the Never Never Picnic Area and did a circular route along the Blackbutt Track and Rosewood Creek Track. These tracks were wet and a little sl... more »
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