Can you swim at minnamurra rainforest?

Swimming is prohibited within the whole circuit and park rangers are constantly monitoring the area. Although the trek to the top of the falls may hurt, the views are worth it.

Is minnamurra open?

The park gates at Minnamurra Rainforest Centre open at 9am and close at 5pm every day. Park entry fees: $12 per vehicle per day only in the Minnamurra Rainforest area.

Are dogs allowed in minnamurra rainforest?

2 answers. Given it is a National Park then dogs are not permitted.

How long is minnamurra rainforest walk?

Meandering through the rainforest is the Loop Walk, a 1.6km walk which is linked by suspension bridges across the Minnamurra Rivulet. The first 500m of this walk provides for assisted wheelchair access. Visitors should allow 45mins – 1 hour to complete this walk.

Who owns minnamurra mansion?

The 5000 sqm building with seven bedrooms at 71 Fig Lane, Minnamurra, was sold under the hammer to horse breeder Tony Peterson by Ray White Kiama Director Michele Lay.

How far is minnamurra falls from Kiama?

a 20-min drive
From here, it’s a 20-min drive on to Kiama or 10 mins to Jamberoo, with a wealth of attractions in between.

How long does it take to walk minnamurra Falls?

1 h 11 min
Check out this 2.3-mile loop trail near Jamberoo, New South Wales. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 1 h 11 min to complete. This is a popular trail for hiking and walking, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day.

Who built minnamurra mansion?

An unfinished mansion with panoramic ocean views built by Wollongong businessman John Kosseris at Kiama on the NSW south coast has been sold at auction by Ray White Kiama for $1.32 million.

Who owns Dunmore House Kiama?

In 2014 the property was bought by a consortium of Illawarra businessmen from St George Bank for an undisclosed sum. They spent $285,000 cleaning up the site and preparing it for sale.

How big is the minnamurra rainforest?

The area around the falls has been a public reserve for many years; initially an area of 47 acres (19 hectares) around the falls was declared in 1904, although it had been discussed since about 1896.

Is Forster beach dog Friendly?

If you’re travelling to Forster with your dog, you’ll be pleased to know that we offer some pretty amazing pet-friendly accommodation. Spend long days hiking the trails, exploring the national parks and relaxing on the beach with your four-legged fur baby.

How to get to the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre?

Getting to the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre is easy. The waterfalls and rainforest of ferns, orchids, strangler figs and other enchanting flora are two hours’ drive from Sydney. You can also take the scenic Grand Pacific Drive.

Where is the best Minnamurra Rainforest picnic area near Kiama?

Minnamurra Rainforest picnic area is in Budderoo National Park, near Kiama. This peaceful riverside spot is the perfect place to stop for lunch when you explore Minnamurra Rainforest. Starting at the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, enjoy spectacular rainforest, waterfall and canyon views from several viewing platforms along Minnamurra Falls walk.

What can you see at Minnamurra National Park?

Visitors regularly see first hand the fauna of the area such as the normally elusive Lyrebird, the Eastern Water Dragons, Swamp Wallabies and a host of bird species which make Minnamurra their home. Leading from the Information Centre, visitors commence their rainforest experience along a network of elevated walkways and paved tracks.

Where is Minnamurra Falls located?

It’s located within Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park. Starting at the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, enjoy spectacular rainforest, waterfall and canyon views from several viewing platforms along Minnamurra Falls walk.