Feeling energetic? Casuarina Falls circuit traces the ridgeline of the Dorrigo plateau before joining Blackbutt walking track. This delightful yet challenging walking track highlights the lush rainforests and enticing...
Stretching from Coffs Harbour to Armidale, this spectacular 185km drive winds through five gorgeous national parks with breathtaking waterfall views. Drive through lush rainforest and woodland to enjoy the lofty lookout platforms at Ebor Falls, unpack a picnic at the dramatic Dangars Falls or see waters cascade an incredible 220m at Wollomombi Falls.
Spectacular scenery on Waterfall Way
Your fascinating journey across the New England Tableland begins in Coffs Harbour. Follow the scenic NSW North Coast before turning inland toward Bellingen. This charming town is on the banks of the beautiful Bellinger River, a popular waterway for kayaking and canoeing.
Situated about 34km from Bellingen is Dorrigo National Park, a sanctuary of World-Heritage listed rainforests and magnificent waterfall walks. Stop at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre for information on the many falls and walks. While you are here stroll above the rainforest canopy on the stunning Skywalk, with views that reach Coffs Harbour.
Among Dorrigo National Park’s many attractions you will find the enchanting Crystal Shower Falls. Hear the sounds of rainforest birds on the Wonga Walk, weave your way between 600-year-old trees and traverse the lovely suspension bridge that takes you to a cavern behind Crystal Shower Falls. The full walk is a 6.6km loop that also takes in the beautiful Tristania Falls.
Two kilometres north of Dorrigo town centre is Dangar Falls, a beautiful 30-metre waterfall set amidst scenic agricultural and dairy farmland. Stop at the Dangar Falls picnic area for dramatic views over the ravine at the northern edge of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park.
West of Dorrigo, on the way to Armidale, you can watch the Guy Fawkes River plunge 100m over two waterfalls at Ebor Falls. Three lookout platforms along the edge of the escarpment offer spectacular views out into the gorge country. Nearby you can also hike through sub-alpine woodlands to the towering granite formations of Cathedral Rock.
Further attractions on en route to Armidale include one of NSW’s highest drops at the incredible Wollomombi Falls, where waters plunge 220m into the valley. Enjoy the view from the New England picnic area.