East Kunderang Homestead is a historic cedar slab homestead, built in the 1890s, set spectacularly among the mountains and valleys of Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Once part of an extensive grazing...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park/east-kunderang-homestead/accommodation
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.
If you're looking to get away from the crowds and explore pristine wilderness, then Werrikimbe National Park is the place for you. Part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, it...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/werrikimbe-national-park
14km (one way) - 0.5 hour - Easy difficulty
Because Cottan-Bimbang overlays Oxley Highway, it's possible to get a sense of it without leaving the beaten path. But interested travellers and ke...
Beech lookout is an absolute must-see spot if you're visiting Cunnawarra National Park. Here, you can enjoy spectacular views out across the headwaters of Georges River south to Cunnawarra Range, Botu...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/cunnawarra-national-park/beech-lookout/lookout
0.5km (return) - 0.33 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
Everyone who visits New England National Park should ensure they take a stroll around Point lookout walking track, located 1500m above ...
In the 1990s, a group of anti-logging protesters turned their attention to an area near the small town of Walcha. Their vocal efforts led to the creation of Mummel Gulf National Park, protecting an as...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/mummel-gulf-national-park
A perfect bush setting on the Northern Tablelands, the Dangars Falls picnic area has dramatic views over the deep ravines and gorges of the northern edge of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. In spr...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park/dangars-falls-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
0.75km (one way) - 0.75 hour - Easy difficulty
Tia 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...
2.5km (return) - 2.5 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty
When it's time to embrace the great outdoors, Threlfall walking track in Gara Gorge in the northern section of Oxley Wild Rivers Nationa...
Hardy adventure seekers will love the remote rugged beauty of the riverside Youdales campground. This pretty campground on Kunderang Brook is nestled between two unspoilt world class wilderness areas....www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/oxley-wild-rivers-national-park/youdales-campground/camping