The Budderoo National Park is a 7,219-hectare (17,840-acre)[1] national park that is located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia; situated approximately 99 kilometres (62 mi) south southwest of Sydney.

Location and features

Minnamurra Rainforest entrance to the national park.

The National Parks & Wildlife Service–managed park is best known for the timber boardwalk through the Minnamurra rainforest. The park features waterfalls, picnic and barbecue areas, and a visitors centre.

Budderoo is part of the 7,334-hectare (18,120-acre) Budderoo and Barren Grounds Important Bird Area which contains large numbers of endangered eastern bristlebirds, as well as smaller numbers of pilotbirds and rockwarblers, in a mosaic of sandstone heath and eucalypt woodland habitats.[2]

Barren Grounds Nature Reserve is adjacent to the eastern border of the park; is not far from the park's western border.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Visitor Guide: South Coast highlights". National Parks & Wildlife Service (PDF). Government of New South Wales. p. 56. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. ^ "IBA: Budderoo & Barren Grounds". Birdata. Birds Australia. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  3. ^ "Map of Budderoo National Park, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 17 May 2014.

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