Exploring Springbrook with Children

Springbrook National Park offers a multitude of walking trails through lush rainforests, featuring stunning waterfalls and impressive views. See below for our top recommendations of child-frienddly hikes within this region.

Natural Bridge Circuit

Overview: The Natural Bridge Circuit is a relatively easy walk, guiding visitors into an arched cave to view a waterfall plunging from above. 

Length: The track is approximately 1km return, consisting of sealed paths, rocky steps, wooden bridges and lookouts.

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Purlingbrook Falls

Overview: The Purlingbrook Falls trail offers two lookouts with spectacular regional views, base level views of both Tanninaba and Purlingbrook Falls and an impressive suspension bridge over the water.

Length: The 4km return trail is best walked in a clockwise direction, descending into a deep gorge at the base of Purlingbrook Falls.

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Twin Falls Circuit

Overview: In addition to spectacular views, visitors to the Twin Falls Circuit will walk behind two waterfalls, cross a bridge over a waterfall, navigate under and between rocky outcrops and have access to the rock pools at the base of Twin Falls. 

Length: This circuit is approximately 4kms return and is suitable for walkers of moderate fitness levels. Find details here.

Best of All Lookout

Overview: A brief but exhilarating walk through the crisp cool rainforest, featuring Antarctic Beech trees and a multitude of large, dark and smooth boulders. On a clear day, the lookout provides views of New South Wales, all the way to Byron Bay.
Length: 700m pram and wheelchair accessible path.
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The Fudge Shop Springbrook

(2234-2294 Springbrook Road, Springbrook)

Of course, no trip to Springbrook is complete without visiting the Fudge Shop Springbrook. Aside from their tasty treats, children will marvel at the fairy gardens and themed quirky artwork.