Nature lovers heading to the gorgeous coastal area of the Gold Coast will be happy to know that the area houses some of the most amazing forests and pristine national parks.
Come here and explore the famous Springbrook National Park rainforest that boasts a lush, verdant setting with pristine streams, waterfalls and a wide array of bird and animal species.
Springbrook National Park Camping, Accommodation & Falls
Discover this wonderful world heritage site by taking a bushwalk through the grassy and rocky pathways within the park. You will come across an array of scenic areas covered with Antarctic Beech trees, fir and palm trees.
These spots are popular for family picnics and romantic outings, as the park offers five walking trails within the beautiful park’s plateau. Visitors can also take a scenic tour that covers all the popular trails, rainforest walks, lookouts and scenic spots; including the lakes and waterfalls. The Springbrook National park is also an excellent spot where you can check out the Natural Bridge formation.
There is one camping area, the Settlement. Camping permits are required and fees apply. Bush camping is not permitted in the Springbrook National Park and the previous camping area at Gwongorella near the top of Purling Brook Falls has closed. To get to the Settlement from the Gold Coast, turn left off the Springbrook Road at the Springbrook Public Hall into Carricks Road and follow the signs.
Witness the spectacular views of Byron bay and surrounding coastline from the popular lookouts within the Springbrook National Park, and explore the wide array of native bird and animal species in their natural habitat.
For those taking a guided tour, you will see all the scenic spots that the park has to offer. Don’t forget to bring your camera, as you will certainly want to capture the breathtaking views. Check out the range of tours available below.