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Brisbane Waters National Park Kariong

Where is it at?

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Brisbane Waters National Park
Woy Woy Road
Tel: 02 4320 4200


The National Park is 10km from Woy Woy and 70km from Sydney, near Gosford. If you take Central Coast Hwy, exit off the F3 then choose the appropriate exit for the attraction you would like to visit.

Where are we going today?

Do you love getting out into nature, exploring, having fun...?  Of course you do!  Having fun is fun!  Brisbane Water National Park allows you to get out into the big great outdoors with your family and enjoy what this beautiful country has to offer!

Learn about the fascinating Aboriginal history within the area (They lived there long before you or your family did so have lots of stories to tell!), spend hours walking or hiking through the pristine bushland, rainforest and sandstone, and in those hot summer days (and hot winter days!) its a great place to grab your kayak and take to the water for a relaxing paddle.

Kids will love to check out the ancient engraving sites too - you will never guess how long they have been there!

There are a number of companies within the park which you can contact for activities such as camping, mountain biking, kayaking, and educational activities - its a fantastic place for school groups to come and visit!

So spend the day traversing and immersing yourself in the stunning native vegetation, and trying to spot the native animals - we're sure they'll be able to spot you!

A great adventure for the adventurous family.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$7 per vehicle.

When can we go?

Year round daylight access. Picnic areas restricted hours.

May be closed during poor weather or fire danger

Teachers corner

The National Park is a great place for school visits, as they will be surrounded by nature and history. They can provide guides and learning tool, as well as eco grants so school can involve their community in environmental projects. .

I'm Hungry!

Bring whatever you fancy! There are two picnic areas (open from 8 or 9 am to 5 or 6pm) where you can sit, relax and eat your delicious food..

Doing our bit

The National Park works closely with the Office of Environment and Heritage, who are responsible for conserving and protecting biodiversity in NSW. So they work together to make sure the animals and nature in the park stay healthy and happy!.

Need a little extra help?

The park is always enhancing access to the national parks, lookouts, trails and other areas. Give them a call before you head off and speak to them about your disability, and your plan, and get their recommendations for you. They will be happy to help!.

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    Point Clare to Koolewong ridge to Koolewong is great walk .

    Koolewong Ridge is one of the most picturesque views on the central coast .

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