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Border Ranges National Park

New South Wales, Australia
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World Heritage site

Recognised as a biodiversity 'hot spot' there is an abundance of flora and fauna, including some... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Howarth S
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Just Magnificent

We ventured into the Border Ranges National Park after picking up a pamphlet at the Information... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Anita T
,
Forster, Australia
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“rain forest” (2 reviews)
“mt warning” (4 reviews)
“pinnacle” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Recognised as a biodiversity 'hot spot' there is an abundance of flora and fauna, including some not seen elsewhere. The habitats change as you ascend, from sub-tropical forests through to temperate forests. The roads are just about OK for non-4 wheel cars, but be prepared...More

Thank Howarth S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We ventured into the Border Ranges National Park after picking up a pamphlet at the Information Centre. What an amazing area. We came in from Barkers Vale and our first stop was Falcorostrum Loop. We just loved the stands of Antarctic Beech. Blackburn Lookout was...More

1  Thank Anita T
Reviewed 19 January 2017

It is a great area to walk or even to drive on a rainy day. From the border loop to the Pinnacle lookout, the views on the old volcano in the Tweed Hinterland is amazing

Thank Chiel G
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We went to the Pinnacle lookout and sat admiring the view. We heard voices coming from below and learned there is an old track which actually goes to the end of the Pinnacle itself. Its a tough track and there are a couple of sheer...More

Thank monethetripper
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very unlike the Eucalypt forests we are used to in Australia, Border Ranges has dense stands of various types of lush rainforest. There are short and long walks and fantastic lookouts. Our personal favourite was the Antarctic Beach forest at Bar Mountain. Also the walk...More

Thank Jeffrey E
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

There is a lot to see at a lot of interesting locations. Good camping areas, and some good bushwalks, both short and longer. Some interesting history, and a relaxing place, with some great lookouts. If is a must visit if in the area.

Thank Denis E
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was our latest weekend adventure and I already can't wait to go back! Lots of clean, spacious picnic areas, easy to get to lookouts, and trails for those with wandering feet. I highly recommend this National Park.

Thank KatyandKalle
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We only had a day so we decided to do the 56km Border Range circuit. There was around 40-50km of unsealed road which our low slung Hyundai veloster managed reasonably well, although the road had been recently graded and there had only been light rain...More

Thank Irene I
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I am not that keen on hiking or walks over 30 mins - 2hrs max return unless I am promised an awesome something. I am pretty fit and can do most walks in less than the time suggested more because I get bored looking at...More

Thank krowsnuts
Reviewed 2 January 2016

While it takes a bit of getting to, once there the views and park environment are well worth the trip. The gravel road is very well maintained, but is narrow in places. There are spectacular views from the various lookouts however one issue we found...More

Thank Rilee0211
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