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Wonga walk is a 6.6km, grade 2 circuit hike, located in the Dorrigo National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2.5hrs to complete.
The Wonga walk delivers all the delights of the subtropical rainforest and is one of the most popular walks not only in Dorrigo National Park, but also in Australia.
Tall, lush World Heritage listed rainforest provides a cool and shaded walking track. The cascading Crystal Shower Falls, 600-year-old trees, colourful fungi and interesting bird calls are just some of the sights and sounds waiting for you on this walk.
There are some steeper sections along the walk, a few steps and some boulder crossings, but you can break the walk up into shorter sections. The walk starts from Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, you’ll need to take Lyrebird link track for 400m before joining the Wonga walk. Look at the Dorrigo National Park map to see all the options.
Take a virtual tour of Wonga walk captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the region
Dorrigo National Park in the North Coast region
Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
Wonga walk starts at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre in the western precinct of Dorrigo National Park. To get there:From Armidale:Drive east along the Waterfall Way for approximately 90 minutesTurn left into Dome Road approximately 2km after you pass through DorrigoFrom Coffs Harbour:Travel south along the Pacific HighwayAfter crossing the Bellinger River, take the Waterfall Way exit to Dorrigo via BellingenTurn right at Dome Road and continue for approximately 1.6km to the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre. Parking Parking is available at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, including several designated disabled spots.
Be sure to bring a Dorrigo National Park map with you when you walk, along with some drinking water
The rainforest temperature can be cooler – you might want to bring a jacket
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.