World Heritage-listed Areas
The globally recognised World Heritage List contains some of the most important examples of natural and cultural heritage in the world. Protected by international convention, they are part of a group of more than 800 treasures that include the Great Barrier Reef, Mount Everest, the pyramids of Egypt and the Great Wall of China.
There are six World Heritage sites in New South Wales, indicated by colour on the map, five of which include parks and reserves managed by the NPWS:
The sixth World Heritage site in NSW is the Sydney Opera House, which is managed by the Sydney Opera House Trust.
World Heritage-listed parks and reserves in NSW
Enter a NSW town to find nearby World Heritage parks:
World Heritage parks in NSW
Australian Convict Sites
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia Show list
Greater Blue Mountains Show list
Lord Howe Island Group
Willandra Lakes Region
Page last updated: 07 December 2011