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Namadgi National Park

Naas Road | Tharwa, Canberra 2620, Australia
02 62072918
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Amazing place, too big to visit in one day!

Incredible National Park with hundreds of different areas to explore and impossible to visit in one... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2017
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Square Rocks Hiking Trail - Breathtaking views from the top!!

If you want to have easy hiking trip and have a breathtaking views from the top, Square Rocks... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
Canberra, Australia
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Welcome to Namadgi National Park. Named after the Aboriginal word for the mountain ranges in the south-west of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Namadgi National Park was declared in 1984. The park covers over 106,095 hectares of the ACT and contains more than 160 kilometres of marked walking trails. In Namadgi National Park you can experience Aboriginal and European history, beautiful camping sites, an abundance of native wildlife and many bushwalking trails through a range of unique natural environments. Namadgi National Park is also the beginning of the Australian Alps Walking track which starts at the Namadgi Visitor Centre and snakes its way through the Australian Alps. The track end at Walhalla in Victoria after a total of 655 kilometres.
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Naas Road | Tharwa, Canberra 2620, Australia
02 62072918
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Incredible National Park with hundreds of different areas to explore and impossible to visit in one day (may in one week). You can find from cascades to explorer shacks to rainbow eucalyptus ... It deserves a visit.

Thank paherranz
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

If you want to have easy hiking trip and have a breathtaking views from the top, Square Rocks Hiking Trail in Namadgi National Park is one of them. It's about 9.5 KM return trip. It was an easy hike and mostly flat with few little...More

1  Thank Azriel_and_Smurf
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

With our American friends, we decided to tackle the Yankee Hat trail in the Namadgi National Park. This would turn out to be one of the best if not the best bush walk I have been on in Australia. It's a 6km return walk that...More

Thank Didge432
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Namadgi National Park is one of my favourite local places to visit during weekends. There are a variety of treks in the Park, providing a good choices for serious trekkers, visitors and families. You can see Australian Indigenous rock paintings at some locations. From top...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed April 23, 2017

An easy 6 km stroll which takes in some of the best that Namadgi National Park has to offer. Kangaroos aplenty, and Aboriginal rock art. This is an out-and-back walk on a well marked, easy path. The walk takes you through open grasslands and small...More

1  Thank Dalicej
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We thought this would be like other National Parks where you go to the information centre and collect a map describing length and difficulty of a selection of walks and make a decision on what to do. Not so. No maps. Nobody behind the counter...More

Thank explorer994
NamadgiNationalPark, Front Office Manager at Namadgi National Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. The Namadgi Visitor Centre does provide maps and guidance to the park and I am sorry you did not find this on your visit. Our visitor centre is also our ranger depot and although there may not have been anyone...More

Reviewed March 22, 2017

Pleasant day trip from the city. Take a picnic and enjoy some bush walking and fresh air. There are bush toilets and limited tank water. There are information panels on the once Honey Suckle Creek tracking station site. It was built by NASA to support...More

Thank _mariesmith12606
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Did the Mt Tennent hike in the Namadgi National Park. It is a rather strenuous hike, but worth the pain, Stunning views. The park has a nice visitors centre with knowledgeable staff. Well worth the visit

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed March 2, 2017

The walking track is an easy, level terrain& quite do-able for any age group. The "locals" consisted of wombats, Roos & extensive bird life, as well as tranquil bush. A welcome BBQ at the facilities was the perfect end to our day! Can't wait for...More

Thank Janice B
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Namadgi is a fabulous national park with picnic spots and walks from a few hundred metres to kilometrs. Aboriginal painting site is very special. VIC very interesting

Thank gregr0berts
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Mylene B
February 17, 2017|
Response from Canberra_Traveller | Reviewed this property |
If you phone the Visitors Centre on (02) 6207 2900 you will be able to find out the details of any guided tours there.
Samantha B
May 31, 2016|
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Response from AdamLeaves | Reviewed this property |
Yep, those answers are all correct. NNP is free and open all the time, however some of the access roads are closed from time-to-time if there are hazards.