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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
- View map
- 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.
- Boombana day-use area toilet facility temporary closure 4 September to 30 November 2020
- Bellbird Grove day use area closed for upgrades 31 August to 31 December 2020
- Mill Rainforest walking trail closed for maintenance 10 August to 31 December 2020