Travelling under your own power is the best way to enjoy what we have to offer. Our natural gifts reveal far more of themselves when you take the time to take them in.
Eurobodalla is blessed with a number of major national parks and reserves. These protected and unspoiled areas of coastline, beaches, rainforests, bush, rivers, lakes and estuaries provide visitors an opportunity to see amazing landscapes, native plants, wildlife and bird life. This beautiful region provides an exciting range of experiences from bushwalking, camping to whale watching and birdwatching.
This park was created in 1972 and covers 42 hectares. More information on Broulee Island Nature Reserve.
A rugged wilderness of steep slopes and remote trails, Budawang National Park is a challenging invitation to the experienced bushwalker. More information on Budawang National Park.
A rugged, scenic area of mountain ranges, bisected plateaus and both wild and gentle rivers, much of which is listed as wilderness. Deua's rivers are popular for canoeing trips and its limestone belt attracts caving enthusiasts. More information on Deua National Park.
Ocean beaches, spotted gum forests, wetlands and estuaries offer a variety of scenery and an important habitat area for waterbirds and threatened native animals such as the white-footed dunnart. The Eurobodalla area also has significant Aboriginal and European cultural sites. More information on Eurobodalla National Park.
Gulaga (Mt Dromedary) and the surrounding landscape has great spiritual significance to local Aboriginal people, particularly Aboriginal women. The park also incorporates the former Wallaga Lake National Park. In May 2006 the park was handed back to its traditional Aboriginal owners in an historic agreement signed by the NSW Environment Minister and the Yuin people. More information on Gulaga National Park.
Located in the Dignams Creek area (15 km south-west of Narooma) this park covers almost 14,000 hectares and protects important habitat for the koala and several endangered frog species. More information on Kooraban National Park.
20 km south-east of Braidwood and 40 km west of Batemans Bay, this park conserves a high diversity of forest types including cool temperate rainforest (dominated by the ancient plumwood trees), warm temperate rainforests and old growth eucalypt forests. More information on Monga National Park.
Hundreds of Australian and New Zealand Fur Seals make their home on the island all year, with numbers peaking in their thousands in early Summer. It's also a breeding ground for 15 bird species - including about 8000 pairs of penguins. More information on Montague Island Nature Reserve.
This park features beaches, rock platforms, spotted gum forests and rainforest gullies, surrounding the beautiful Durras Lake. More information on Murramarang National Park.
Steep gorges contrast with wide undulating plateaus in this rugged and wild place that forms a haven for marsupials and birds and contains the remote Brogo Wilderness Area. Don't miss the striking Tuross Falls and Tuross River Gorge. More information on Wadbilliga National Park.
The protection of extensive spotted gum forests provide habitat for birds such as the brilliant orange king parrot, owls and sea hawks and animal life including the endangered potoroo.
Walking or cycling through the countryside, up in the mountains, and into vast tracts of National Parks and State Forests piles on one sensory memory after another. How else will you smell the sweet perfume of eucalyptus in the morning or feel the splash of crystal clear creek water on your face? Will you ever hear a calf mooing, the grass hissing in the wind, a kangaroo chewing, or yourself thinking any other way?
Our countryside is yours. The paths lead everywhere and nowhere. Up and down, back and around. There’s no particular destination because just taking them is the reward. Eurobodalla is a land of many fabulous, accessible bushwalks and wonderful places to be. That’s the appeal of Eurobodalla’s abundant national parks and nature reserves. And the sense that nature has a sanctuary, in places that future generations will embrace and enjoy.
Eurobodalla national parks belong to everyone …. being there is yours alone.
Maps (including South Coast Forest Map and a range of topographical maps) and brochures are available at Eurobodalla’s Visitor Information Centres.
Park information on this page is courtesy of Department of Environment Climate Change & Water and can be found at www.environment.nsw.gov.au/National Parks.