Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1.3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 158 Pacific Dr, Port Macquarie

  • End: 158 Pacific Dr, Port Macquarie

  • Location: Sea Acres National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 388 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -31.4631645533332

  • Longitude: 152.932063273334

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Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk is a 1.3km, grade 1 circuit hike, located in the Sea Acres National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

Many wonders of the rainforest reside above ground level, so getting up into the canopy is the best way to explore it properly. Rising seven metres through the forest understorey to the canopy above, Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk provides the perfect platform from which to experience this busy habitat.
Setting out from Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, you’re likely to see rainforest birds, like the scarlet robin, feeding and nesting in tree branches. And keep an eye out for goannas and the slithering diamond python.
You’ll also encounter our educational and environmentally-themed attraction, Save our Koalas, which showcases 6 artist-created koala sculptures placed at intervals along the boardwalk.
This rainforest was a rich resource for the Biripai people. They used the walking stick palm as a travel aid and made weapons from the python tree, which is the second hardest wood in the world.
Take a walk in the canopy along the boardwalk, enjoy the colourful sculptures, and learn about the threatened species living in the precious littoral rainforest at Sea Acres.
Take a virtual tour of Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk captured with Google Street View Trekker.

About the region

Sea Acres National Park in the North Coast region
Sea Acres National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Getting there

Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk starts at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre at the entry to Sea Acres National Park. To get there:From Port Macquarie, head south along Pacific Drive.Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is on the left just after Shelly Beach Road Parking Parking is available at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre.

Tips

The guided tour is included in the boardwalk entry price
Brochures are available at the Rainforest Centre if you wish to explore the boardwalk alone


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.

 

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