If you yearn to camp under the stars and enjoy a remote wilderness experience, load up the 4WD and head to Junction Pools campground. High in the pristine wilderness of the plateau country within Barrington Tops...
With crystal clear, pure rivers and unspoiled natural beauty, Barrington Tops provides the perfect setting to take in the unique splendour of the Australian countryside. Barrington Tops is about a five hour drive from Sydney, and it's great for weekends away from city life. If you want to immerse yourself in nature and connect with the environment, Barrington Tops is an ideal holiday destination.
Additionally, Barrington Tops provides a base for exploring the surrounding towns of Scone, Dungog, Singleton, East Gresford and Gloucester. Added to the National Heritage List in 2007, Barrington Tops is also close to the heritage listed Gondwana rainforests of Australia.
There are a number of accommodation options within the Barrington Tops area - including cosy bed and breakfasts, cabins, hotels, motels, luxury resorts and nature retreats. Whether you're a backpacker or a honeymooner, there are accommodation options to suit all budgets.
During the winter, you could enjoy a cosy escape in a Barrington Top cedar cabin or cottage - with open log fires and electric blankets to keep you warm and snugly all night long. Spa bath facilities are also available in some of the hotels and cottages, providing the perfect indulgence for couples who are celebrating a honeymoon or anniversary. Barrington Tops is also the ideal locale for a memorable family holiday - with guesthouses catering to large groups of adults and children.
And if you're looking for an eco-friendly holiday, why not consider a farmstay or an organic retreat? This gives you an opportunity to interact with nature in a way that is sustainable and environmentally responsible - ensuring that Australia's unique ecosystem remains flourishing for generations to come.
Camping options are also available at Barrington Tops. If you love the great outdoors, nothing can compare with camping alongside one of the world's most unpolluted and beautiful rivers. Barrington Tops is a place that can truly be described as a paradise - giving visitors the unforgettable opportunity to interact with nature against the beautiful backdrop of the Australian bush.