Camden Haven Wildflowers

Experience the wonder of the Wildflowers in the Camden Haven!

Encompassing national parks, nature reserves, conservation parks and state forests, the Camden Haven is the perfect destination for wildflower enthusiasts and lovers of nature to experience the spectacular colourful blooms of the wildflower season on the NSW coast.

Here’s where to go for the best wildflower walks in the Camden Haven:

Flower Bowl CircuitKattang Nature Reserve

The Flower Bowl Circuit in Kattang Nature Reserve features spectacular wildflowers in late winter and spring. The diverse range of species include orchids, boronia and dillwynia which attract a large variety of birdlife. The circuit is an easy walk and offers magnificent coastal views for dolphin and whale watching. Click here for more information.

Grants Beach Coastal Walk

The Grant’s Beach Coastal Walk starts at North Haven near the Camden Haven Surf Life Saving Club and meanders through coastal heath, paperbark swamp and pockets of littoral rainforest. Click here for more information.

Diamond Head Loop WalkCrowdy Bay National Park

Diamond Head Loop Walk is one of the NSW coasts most spectacular short coastal walks. This moderate walk features coastal heathland with brilliant wildflower displays, a rainforest gully with freshwater stream and some of the best coastal views in the area. Look for whales & dolphins as they pass by or for sea eagles on the wing. Click here for more information.

Mermaid Lookout TrackCrowdy Head National Park

This short walk through diverse coastal health offers flushes of vibrant wildflowers in Spring. Mermaid Lookout features spectacular views across the crescent of Dunbogan, another great spot for whale watching from May-November. Click here for more information.

Church Trail (North Haven Fire Trail) – Queens Lake Nature Reserve

The Church Trail offers an easy walk through low land coastal heath. Colourful blooms and abundant birdlife are best experienced in August and September.

Laurieton TrackDooragan National Park

This strenuous walk is usually undertaken one way only, with a vehicle waiting at the summit or back at Laurieton. The walk features a clear freshwater stream, rainforest with majestic brushbox and magnificent stands of grasstrees, burrawang (cycad), tree ferns and bangalow palms. While at the summit you can also undertake the Rainforest Loop, which features more sub-tropical rainforest and views down to Diamond Head and beyond. Click here for more information.

When to go?

With clear, fresh and sunny Spring days, the best time to experience the wildflowers is August-September.

Where to stay?

The Camden Haven offers an array of accommodation choices, from tree house retreats to motels, and holiday parks. Check out our Accommodation page for more information.

What else is there to do?

The Camden Haven is a nature lovers paradise. Bushwalking, whale watching and birdwatching are just a few of the nature-based activities waiting for you in the Camden Haven. Check out our Explore page for more information.