Namadgi is a section of the Australian Alps, located just Canberra and stretches over 100,000 hectares over the Australian Capital Territory. “Namadgi” is an aboriginal word used to refer the mountains of Southwest Canberra and it has long been a nature lover’s getaway destination because of the breathtaking vistas and a host of exciting activities. Here, you can explore the pristine bushland and learn more about the history of the National Park. You can also see the last remaining vestiges left behind by Aboriginal custodians, gold hunters, and pastoralists; see many native animals like kangaroos, emus, Wallabies in the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve located nearby.
There is no lack of activity options available to suit every preference and age. You can camp in certain areas, cycle along the mountain roads, take walks in six exciting routes, and even go horse riding on a designated trail. For thrill seekers, there is an option for rock climbing and overnight bushwalking. This place is popular even during the winter as sports like ski touring becomes available. Namadgi National Park has something for everyone to enjoy, regardless of their age and interest in adventure games. This outstanding nature destination is just 45 minutes drive away from Canberra, making it highly popular among the city dwellers.
Namadgi National Park Canberra
Address: Naas Road, Tharwa ACT 2620
Phone: (02) 6207 2900