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Experience outstanding natural beauty on a bushwalk through some of the best rainforest in D’Aguilar National Park.
- Journey type
- 6.4km return Start and finish points are the same and the traveller must return via the same path
- Time suggested
- Allow 3hrs walking time.
- Grade 4 walking track
- Conventional vehicle
- Lookout (natural)
Stroll through beautiful subtropical rainforest featuring magnificent strangler figs, stinging trees and large rainforest trees, such as white booyong. Look for blue quondong fruit strewn across the path, a favourite food of the wompoo fruit-dove.
Soak in spectacular views over the scenic mountain rim to the west from the Western Window lookout. On a clear day, you can see Cunninghams Gap and Mount Barney, so don't forget to bring your camera!
Walk down steep steps to wet sclerophyll forest and rainforest at the base of the rocky basalt cliffs. Weave between the straight white trunks of tall pigeonberry ash and be dwarfed beneath the canopies of majestic Sydney blue gums.
Getting there and getting around
Access roads are all sealed and accessible by 2WD.
There are no wheelchair-accessible facilities.
Before you visit
Westside track is open 24 hours a day.
Check park alerts for the latest information on access, closures and conditions.
- Maiala day-use area, partial closure for maintenance works 18–22 January 2021
- Bellbird Grove day use area closed for upgrades 31 August 2020 to 25 January 2021
- Mill rainforest walking track closed due to storm damage 5 January to 31 December 2021
- AK Break closed pending maintenance 5 January to 31 December 2021
- Westside track partial closure 15 December 2020 to 30 June 2021
- Boombana toilet facility closed 15 December 2020 to 31 March 2021
- Covid-19 park access restrictions eased 11–22 January 2021