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  1. Point Lookout

    Point Lookout is the must-see destination for visitors to New England National Park. Perched on the edge of the Great Escarpment, it offers panoramic views across World Heritage rainforest to the ocean in the distance. At sunrise, the mist…

  2. New England Regional Art Museum

    The New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) is the public regional gallery located in Armidale in the heart of the New England North West region of New South Wales. Visitors to NERAM can experience exhibitions drawn from three important co…

  3. Eagles Nest Walking Track

    Eagles Nest walking track takes you on a journey though World Heritage rainforest and snow gum forest, with outstanding views along the way. Climb down into the ageless world of Gondwana rainforest. Marvel at the huge mossy Antarctic beech…

  4. Wollomombi Walking Track

    It’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, near Armidale. A great way to reacquaint yourself with the great outdoors, this scenic walk of…

  5. Cassinia Walking Track

    You’ll get the best of all worlds on Cassinia walking track from Longpoint picnic area on the edge of the Great Escarpment, in Oxley Rivers National Park. Perfect for the kids, this short and easy track takes in rare rainforests, gums, and …

  6. Wrights Lookout Walking Track

    The walk to Wrights lookout takes you from the lush world of ferns and mosses to a rocky plateau with spectacular panoramic views. It’s a bit of a scramble to get to the top, but you’ll be rewarded at the end, standing on the top of an anc…

  7. Point Lookout Walking Track

    Everyone who visits New England National Park should ensure they take a stroll around Point lookout walking track, located 1,500 metres above sea level at the edge of the Great Escarpment. On a clear day, a 180-degree panorama takes in this…

  8. Lyrebird Walking Track

    Lyrebird walking track is a 5.5 kilometre circuit walk through New England National Park that takes walkers through an enchanting range of environments, including eucalypt forest and cool temperate rainforest, along basalt cliffs and past b…

  9. Gara Gorge Lookout

    If you like to combine an easy walk with a spectacular view then it’s time to pack the car and head to Gara Gorge lookout, accessed along Threlfall walking track, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views across the New England wilderness. F…

  10. Cathedral Rock National Park

    Camp, walk, birdwatch and enjoy scenic views with great picnic spots at Cathedral Rock National Park, just east of Armidale and west of Dorrigo on the New England Tablelands. Rock-hopping isn’t just for the wallaroos at Cathedral Rock Nati…

  11. McDirtys Walking Track

    If you like to combine wildlife, waterfalls and birdwatching with an energetic trek, then try the McDirtys walking track. Following the gorge ridge, you can see impressive views of falls country of the northern section of the World Heritage…

  12. New England Wilderness Walk

    Descending over 1,000 metres from the edge of New England Tableland to the headwaters of Bellinger River, this multi-day walk invites experienced bush walkers on a journey through diverse wilderness. Best done over three days, this challen…

  13. Cascades Walking Track

    This gorgeous and tranquil 5.7 kilometre walk (return) takes viewers down along the beautiful valley below Wrights lookout walking track past cascades and waterfalls, alongside giant king ferns and mossy boulders. Five Day Creek, along Casc…

  14. Weeping Rock Walking Track

    Snaking through Gondwana rainforest and past Antarctic beeches, Weeping Rock walking track takes you directly to the much-admired basalt cliff face. With natural springs directly above it, Weeping Rock has become a lush, moss-covered enviro…

  15. Banksia Point Picnic Area

    Banksia Point picnic area is a pleasant, grassy picnic area nestled in the forest. It's conveniently located near a trackhead that leads to walking opportunities out along and below the escarpment edge. From here, you can head off on Lyrebi…

  16. Armidale Railway Museum

    The Bi-Centennial Railway Museum was opened in 1988 to commemorate the men who built the Great Northern Railway. The Armidale Railway Station was built by Edmond Lonsdale in 1882, and welcomed its first train on 1st February 1883. The fine …

  17. Wollomombi Falls

    The Wollomombi Falls are one of the highest falls in Australia. The spectacular single fall from the undulating plateau country around Wollomombi to the floor of the Wollomombi Gorge often gives visitors a truly superb view. The views, thou…

  18. Blue Hole Picnic Area

    Blue Holes picnic area is a popular spot with the locals, offering swimming and walking in a scenic bush setting in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park near Armidale. When it’s time for a day with the family in the great outdoors, pack up the …

  19. Tea Tree Falls Walking Track

    Roam through eucalypt forest and beneath hanging moss on Tea Tree Falls walking track, linking Thungutti campground and Toms Cabin in New England National Park. It’s easy to imagine you’ve wandered into a prehistoric forest on Tea Tree Fal…

  20. Ebor Falls

    A great stop-off between the coast and Armidale along Waterfall Way, Ebor Falls offers spectacular waterfall views, scenic lookouts and a picnic area. Watch the Guy Fawkes River plunging 100 metres over two waterfalls at Ebor Falls. Three …