Werakata National Park

Currently Open
  • Address: Lovedale NSW 2325, Australia, Cessnock
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +61-265745555
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: National Park, Wildlife Sanctuary , Wildlife Park, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Nature

Werakata National Park - Review

Located only 9 kms from Cessnock is Werakata National Park. The park is loved by locals and tourists alike. Owing to its proximity to Sydney, it is an ideal day trip for weekend getaways. There is a lot to do at the park like bird watching, cycling, hiking and picnicking. There are great cycling and walking trails and in spring they’re lined with purple, orange and yellow wildflowers. One can bring along a basket of food and relax at the Astills Picnic Area, which has sturdy tables and shaded sitting. One can also cycle along Deadman’s Mountain Bike Loop or Astills Trail, both of which are easy, flat and suitable for any fitness level.

The park is also a great place for bird watchers as there are great opportunities to spot brightly coloured bush birds flying low as well as several species of birds like swift parrot, regent honeyeater and robins.

Werakata National Park Information

  • Put sunscreen on before you set out.
  • Remember to take a hat and drinking water.
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch.
  • Drinking water is not available in this area so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
  • There is limited/no mobile reception in this park.

Werakata National Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • The park is open all the time unless there is danger due to weather conditions or risk of forest fires.

How To reach Werakata National Park by Public Transport

  • The best way to get here is by a taxi or car, as there is no public transport nearby.

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Cessnock before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Cessnock and book an accommodation of your choice.

TripHobo Highlights for Werakata National Park

  • Werakata National Park Address: Lovedale NSW 2325, Australia, Cessnock
  • Werakata National Park Contact Number: +61-265745555
  • Werakata National Park Timing: 24-hrs
  • Werakata National Park Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Werakata National Park(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Werakata National Park: 06:00 Hrs
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
  • Plan a Trip to Werakata National Park using our free Cessnock Trip Planner
  • Explore Cessnock itineraries created by fellow travellers
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch

Things to Know Before Visiting Werakata National Park

  • 95% of people who visit Cessnock include Werakata National Park in their plan

  • 39.14% of people start their Werakata National Park visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Werakata National Park

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Werakata National Park

People normally club together Hunter Valley Zoo and Hope Estate while planning their visit to Werakata National Park.

People also prefer to end their day with Werakata National Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Werakata National Park Map

Enable Map

Werakata National Park Trips

Werakata National Park, Cessnock Reviews

All Questions

Werakata national park
    Simply click on Ask a Question to add question