The Minnamurra Falls are located on the South Coast of New South Wales, approximately 118km south of Sydney CBD. If heading there from Sydney, drive to Jamberoo, then head west on Jamberoo Road until you get to you see Jamberoo Mountain Road on your left. Once on Jamberoo Mountain Road, take the first right onto Minnamurra Falls Road. Minnamurra Falls Round is approximately 3km in length and at the very end is the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre , which is where the Falls walk starts from.
Gates to the park close at 5pm so make sure you're in/out before then! Parking at the Rainforest Centre is $12 per vehicle per day but the parking ticket allows you to park in a number of different destinations within Budderoo National Park (more on this later).
The Rainforest Centre is run by a couple of the Park Rangers and they serve hot food, sandwiches, ice cream and other refreshments.
There is two walks that can be completed here, The Falls Walk (the money maker) or The Rainforest Walk. The Rainforest Walk is a smaller loop that takes you around the forest. The Falls Walk is at the top of (halfway point) of the Rainforest Walk. My suggestion if you have the time is to head out for the Falls Walk, then come back via the un-walked section of the Rainforest Loop, that way you get to see everything the forest has to offer. I have added a photo of the information sign that shows both walks, hopefully this clears any confusion. The good thing about the Rainforest Loop is that the track has been built very well, we were verrrry impressed with the tracks/boardwalks and they have been built in a way that makes them wheelchair friendly.
The walks feature a number of well-made swing bridges that cross trickling streams, as well as viewing platforms for looking out into the rainforest canopy. Heading away from the Rainforest Loop and up the Falls Walk, the gradient increases and the boardwalk thins down ever so slightly. We did this walk midsummer and were hit with the full humidity that you’d expect in a rainforest which certainly go us sweating but the pay off is the beautiful waterfall at the top of the track.
Heading back down can be quite quick as its mostly downhill.
In total the walk took us 1 hour and 45 minutes as a return trip but if you’re looking for a nice rainforest meander then set aside 2-2.5 hours.
For more info visit the National Parks and Wildlife Services website (NPWS)