Re-launch Rainforest Way website

1 August 2016

The new Rainforest Way drive tourism route website was officially launched today. Originally launched in 2004 by the then Northern Rivers Tourism, the Rainforest Way is now managed by the Australia’s Green Cauldron National Landscape Steering Committee.   The recent work has been to update the website and the scenic drive routes to include new […]


National Parks

Australia’s Green Cauldron is home to 12 National Parks – including the Border Ranges, Mount Barney and Main Range National Parks to the west, Lamington and Springbrook National Parks to the north, with Wollumbin (Mt Warning) National Park in the centre – many are found in the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area – the southern hemisphere’s largest extinct shield volcano.


There’s so many things to do and places to discover – escape city life and go bushwalking, picnicking or cycling in national parks and reserves. When visiting national parks be aware of the risks and remember to plan ahead, and choose your walks and activities to match your stamina and fitness level.  For more ideas on what to do and see in the region click here.


If you’re planning a trip to the region, here are some useful links that provide information on parks located in New South Wales and Queensland.


NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service – explore our parks

Queensland National Parks – find a park or forest

Top 30 National Park Walks in the Scenic Rim

30 Great Walks Northern Rivers Region