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Rainforest loop walk is a 1.6km, grade 3 Circuit hike located in the Budderoo National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
Meander through rich, remnant rainforest teeming with diversity on the Rainforest loop walk in Minnamurra Rainforest Centre. You’ll have a bird’s eye view over this primeval world as you wander the elevated walkway.
This easy, hour-long walk includes suspension bridges, viewing platforms and interpretive signs along the way. It’s a huge hit with kids, but the tranquil beauty of the subtropical, dry, riparian and temperate rainforest on display will appeal to all.
You’ll be impressed by the sheer variety of flora in this fragile ecosystem. Look out for bird’s nest ferns, strangler figs and colourful orchids.
If you’ve got the time and you’re keen to see more, why not add The Falls walk to your loop for a truly spectacular rainforest walking experience?
About the Region
Budderoo National Park in the South Coast and Country NSW regions
Budderoo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. The park gates at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre open at 9am and close at 5pm every day.
9am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
The Rainforest loop walk starts from the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, which is located in the foothills of the Jamberoo Valley, west of Kiama on the NSW Coast. To get there from Jamberoo drive west on Jamberoo Road and turn left onto Jamberoo Mountain Road. Take the first right onto Minnamurra Falls Road and you’ll find Minnamurra Rainforest Centre located 3km along to the end of the road. Parking Car and bus parking is available at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, including designated disabled spots. Note: Coach Bookings are essential prior to arrival.
You can access The Falls walk from the Rainforest loop walk – allow an extra hour if you’d like to complete the Rainforest loop and The Falls walk.
Please remain on the walkway and paved tracks at all times
There is no river access – this ensures pristine water quality for the park’s aquatic life and downstream residents.
While the walk is shaded, it’s a good idea to put sunscreen on before you set out and to wear a hat and take plenty of drinking water.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.