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What a beautiful bush and rainforest walk. We were lucky that we had the hour all to ourselves... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kiama, Australia
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Amazingly beautiful walk and tree!!

Took my 3yr old daughter on a day adventure to see this hidden gem! We absolutely loved it... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Brittany D
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  • Average5%
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“state forest”(4 reviews)
“walking track”(3 reviews)
“picnic area”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bago Road, Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
+61 1300 655 687
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful bush and rainforest walk. We were lucky that we had the hour all to ourselves. Only bird noise and our feet crunching along the path. Old Bottlebut is truly incredible. Such a tall tree. Well worth the short walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Took my 3yr old daughter on a day adventure to see this hidden gem! We absolutely loved it!! Gorgeous forest to see on our walk to the tree and the tree itself was amazing to see. Road is dirt and can be a little bumpy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brittany D
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The bottlebutt tree is worth visiting. The path is graded a 1 however the path is not wheelchair or pram friendly as there are a couple of steps. Could be navigated with a pram with assistance and a very keen and assisted manual wheelchair user....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JD_aussie
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Friends with local knowledge took us to this forest park. The walk in from the parking and back out will take about 30 minutes. And seeing this huge tree will amaze you. Well worth it! And there is more nature to see too.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank fred_cameron
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely drive through gorgeous Australian Bush. A small car park and a covered area with picnic tables . The walk is quite easy. Old Bottlebutt is huge! A grand old tree.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank christine_pages
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

About an 8 minute drive from Wauchope is the turnoff for Old Bottlebutt, the largest Red Bloodwood tree in the Southern Hemisphere. Once you turn off the main road the trail is dirt and is a very narrow single lane. It’s about 4km to the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank chocciemoo
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Old bottlebutt is definitely worth a trip if you going past this way, it is a short drive from Wauchope and well signposted on most maps so not too hard to find. The road access is easy, and there is a small picnic area and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sueannne
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We were on our way back from the Bago Vineyards when we passed the sign for this attraction, and as I'd read something about it online, we decided to stop and check it out. At first we were a bit apprehensive about doing a walk...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sangee D
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Short walk, which is obviously well maintained by the forestry commission. Pretty walk through the rainforest, no other travellers, so we had it all to ourselves. Great spot under cover for a picnic, and there's even basic, but clean toilets. Recommend wearing insect repellant as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank suechapmanoz
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Good leisure walk on a cool day. Big picnic covered area but nothing else. Doesn't take long to walk the circuit.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank L R
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