Wadbilliga National Park

Wadbilliga NP smokeWadbilliga National Park features remote and rugged wilderness that will leave you feeling like you’ve truly escaped into the great outdoors.

In the Brogo wilderness, Wadbilliga National Park embraces one of the largest undisturbed river catchments in NSW, providing protection for the Tuross, Wadbilliga and Brogo Rivers.

A four wheel drivers paradise, there is also camping and kayaking opportunities.

Camping is available at the Cascades campground or Lake Creek camping area. Access is 2WD.

Brogo Dam.

Brogo Dam.

Recreation

The park is a perfect area for long bushwalks and overnight camping. At the Cascades there is a walking track leading from the camping area to a viewing platform overlooking Tuross Falls and Cascades. In the Brogo Wilderness Area there are no formal paths and access relies on the walker using topographic maps and compass to determine the best routes, there are no constructed paths.

pic_wadbilliga3Flora and Fauna

Due to the rugged and relatively isolated nature of the park, animal populations here have remained relatively undisturbed. Swamp wallabies, eastern grey kangaroos, wombats, possums, platypus and echidnas are evident and in places like Wadbilliga Valley are particularly common. There is a diversity of birdlife with 122 native bird species having been sighted here.

The park also contains fine examples of open forest and woodland, heath, swamp, bogs and numerous rainforest pockets.

Location and Access

400 kms south of Sydney, 150 km south-east of Canberra. The park covers an area of 76,399ha to the west of Narooma extending from the Woila Fire Trail in the north 48 km southwards to the Snowy Mountains Highway.

Access is difficult. The Wadbilliga Road runs through the centre of the park, however river crossings along this route can be a problem after heavy rain.

Access to the Tuross River and Tuross Falls is via the Tuross River Rd which leaves the Badja Forest Rd about 4.5 km along from the Countegany Rd. From here a path leads off to a viewpoint overlooking Tuross Falls.

Topographic Maps

Check with NPWS for current maps of this area.
The CMA 1:25000 maps which cover the park are (from north to south): Belowra 8825-IV-S | Cadgee 8825-I-S | Yowrie 8825-III-N | Wandella 8825-II-N | Puen Buen 8825-III-S | Cobargo 8825-II-S | Yankees Gap 8824-IV-N | Brogo 8824-I-N

Visit National Parks and Wildlife website for more information on Wadbilliga National Park.

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