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Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

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Walk through Treetop Canopies at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre

On the cusp of the mighty Budderoo National Park, Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is an immersive jungle experience. Hear the rush of waterfalls as you make your way through subtropical forests that are the home to playful wallabies and platypuses.

Two-and-a-half hours by car from Canberra, Minnamurra Rainforest Centre makes a brilliant nature-fuelled day-out from the city. Let’s explore what you can do in this natural wonderland.

Take the Rainforest Loop Walk

Spanning 1.6km and taking about an hour to complete, Minnamurra Rainforest Centre’s main route is the Rainforest Loop Walk. A series of elevated walkways and suspension bridges leads you through the vast rainforest, teeming with biodiversity and alive with the sounds of calling lyrebirds.

Along the trail you’ll get a birds-eye-view of treetops, tumbling vines and wild, colourful orchids. Keep your eyes peeled for water dragons scurrying behind ferns as you weave past waterfalls that plunge into emerald pools. Surrounded by such ancient trees and lush foliage, the primeval atmosphere invites you to really be at one with nature and contemplate the majesty of it all.

Enrich your rainforest experience with a self-guided audio tour

For a deeper dive into the extraordinary flora and fauna of Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, self-guided audio tours are available to download and enjoy. With three audio tours available, you can learn more about birds, plants or take a walk with an NSW National Parks ranger narrating your experience.

By finding out more about bird calls and discovering how to identify certain plants, you’ll be a budding botanist by the time you leave.

What else is there to do around Minnamurra Rainforest Centre?

When hunger strikes you can pitch up at the Minnamurra Rainforest picnic area for lunch. With shaded tables, benches and BBQ facilities framed by verdant greenery, it couldn’t be a more scenic spot to dine outdoors.

In nearby Jamberoo, just ten minutes’ drive away, the Jamberoo Action Park delivers epic adventures for kids of all ages. NSW’s largest water park, there’s dozens of wet n’ wild rides for immense slipping and sliding.

If you’d still love to spend time in tree-top canopies, but this time flying through them at top speed, the Illawarra Fly Zipline Tour whisks you through the rainforest via sky-high cloud stations. A 20-minute drive from Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, Illawarra Fly is guaranteed to get your pulse racing.

Minnamurra Rainforest Centre at a glance

– Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is 218km and two-and-a-half hours’ drive from Canberra.

– Minnamurra Rainforest Centre’s 1.6km Rainforest Loop Walk is partially wheelchair and buggy accessible.

– Minnamurra Rainforest Centre has picnic and BBQ facilities.

– Within easy reach of Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, the Jamberoo Action Park and Illawarra Fly Zipline Tour offer plenty of fun for a family day out.

Who is Minnamurra Rainforest Centre good for?

Families, children over five years, couples, nature lovers and hikers.

Listed below are three charging stations along the way to help with planning your trip.

Parliament House – Public Parking
Wall (AU/NZ) 3 Plugs3 Stations

1 Capital Cir Capital Hill 2600 ACT

Kevin Wheatley VC Rest Area
Wall (3 plugs) – Bring your own cable

M23 Lake George  2581 NSW

Robertson Post Office
Wall (AU/NZ) 1 Plug1 Station

65 Hoddle St Robertson 2577 NSW

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