Located just below the tablelands of the beautiful New England High Country, halfway between Walcha and Wauchope on the Oxley Highway, Oakbourne Cottage, Gingers Creek provides quality accommodation i...http://www.gingerscreek.com.au
Nature holidays in Armidale
Located on the high tablelands of the Great Dividing Range, Armidale is surrounded by rolling hills and national parks, excellent for bushwalking and other outdoor pursuits.
Nature holidays around Armidale
Nearby Guyra, the highest town in the New England Tablelands, has a freshwater wetland, know as the Mother of Ducks Lagoon, located inside a volcanic crater;it's a great spot for bird watching.
Explore the dramatic gorges and waterfalls of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, including Wollomombi Falls, the highest waterfall in NSW. You may be lucky enough to see grey kangaroos, wallaroos and brush-tailed rock wallabies.
The giant boulders, sculpted rock and distinctive granite tors of nearby Cathedral Rock National Park make striking subjects for photography;keep an eye out for wedge-tailed eagles above. Other national parks in this spectacular region include Guy Fawkes River National Park and Warrabah National Park.
A picturesque picnic spot, just off Oxley Highway, makes Tia Falls lookout and picnic area an ideal stop over on a long drive. Located on the south western edge of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, it'...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park/tia-falls-lookout-and-picnic-area/lookout
0.75km (one way) - 0.75 hour - Easy difficultyTia Falls walk offers the easiest and best views of beautiful Tia Falls and Tia Gorge. It's a short and easy walk, so a good one for walking wit...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park/tia-falls-falls-walk/walking
Nestled under the shade of the tall eucalypt trees, you'll find plenty of tucked away and secluded campsites to pitch a tent at Thungutti campground. Relax and enjoy the lush greenness of scattered fe...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/new-england-national-park/thungutti-campground/camping
2.2km (return) - 2 hour (each way) - Hard difficultyEagles Nest walking track takes you on a journey though World Heritage rainforest and snow gum forest, with outstanding views along the wa...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/new-england-national-park/eagles-nest-walking-track/walking
2km (one way) - 1.5 hour - Easy difficultyIt's all waterfalls and wilderness on this easy walk around the rim of the Wollomombi Gorge high in the falls country of the Northern Tablelands, ne...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park/wollomombi-walking-track/walking
Banksia Point picnic area is a pleasant, grassy picnic area nestled in the forest and conveniently located near a trackhead that leads to walking opportunities out along and below the escarpment edge....http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/new-england-national-park/banksia-point-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Located on the edge of Guyra, 37km north of Armidale, Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve offers a special birdwatching experience. The reserve is a rare breeding place for several freshwater wetlan...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/mother-of-ducks-lagoon-nature-reserve
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area features rare dry rainforest, dramatic gorges and waterfalls, extensive wilderness areas, wild and sc...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park
0.5km (return) - 0.33 hour (each way) - Easy difficultyEveryone who visits New England National Park should ensure they take a stroll around Point lookout walking track, located 1500m above ...http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/new-england-national-park/point-lookout-walking-track/walking
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