Glen Innes activities

  1. Beardy Waters Dam and Woodlands

    Beardies Waters is a beautiful location perfect for families visiting Glen Innes Highlands. There are picnic tables, shelters and barbecue area with toilets, perfect for a recreational day out. Beardies Waters Dam is one of the best bird …

  2. Platypus Picnic Area

    Not far from the popular Dandahra picnic area, Platypus Picnic Area is a quieter alternative for travellers on the Gwydir Highway who want to get a sense of Gibraltar Range National Park without driving too far off the road. A good pit sto…

  3. Peppermints Coffee Lounge

    Peppermints Coffee Lounge offers home style cooking with a friendly face. Open Monday - Saturday enjoy a hot Zentvelds coffee or something cool from the ice cream bar. Peppermint's delicious menu is reasonably priced with a great variety th…

  4. Dandahra Crags Walking Track

    With its crags and swamps, Dandahra Crags walking track is a unique track within Gibraltar Range National Park. Through spring and summer, the wildflowers are on display around Surveyors Swamp, which the track skirts. In winter, get up earl…

  5. Balancing Rock

    The Glen Innes District is renowned for its unique rock formations, one of the most unusual is Balancing Rock, 12 kilometres south of Glen Innes on the New England Highway. The gigantic boulder of granite rests precariously on a 300 millim…

  6. Crofters Cottage

    Crofters Cottage is located at the Australian Standing Stones. The Australian Standing Stones pays tribute to the Celtic Heritage of the early European settlers to the district. At Crofters Cottage, morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas…

  7. Australian Standing Stones

    The Australian Standing Stones in Glen Innes pays tribute to the Celtic heritage of the early European settlers to the district. The site serves as a cultural gathering place for people from the Celtic communities; the Irish, Welsh, Cornish…

  8. Emmaville Mining Museum

    The historic village of Emmaville in the Glen Innes Highlands is home to the Emmaville Mining Museum, the dream of Mr and Mrs Jack Curnow who ran the Emmaville bakery. After closing the bakery in 1969, they used the shop to display their v…

  9. Fossickers Way

    The Fossickers Way is one of the oldest and most picturesque touring routes in New South Wales and provides an alternative route between Sydney and Brisbane for those who enjoy an easy, more leisurely scenic drive on sealed roads. Escape …

  10. Coachwood Picnic Area

    Coachwood picnic area is a scenic retreat in a rainforest clearing near the Coombadjha creek. Pack a picnic hamper and settle in with the sounds of the forest as your lunchtime soundtrack. When the gourmet goodies have been devoured, why n…

  11. Glen Innes Art Gallery Inc.

    The Glen Innes Art Gallery was established in 2005 and provides artists, both local and regional, the opportunity to exhibit in a modern and dedicated space within the Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre. The gallery volunteer exhibition sub…

  12. Dandahra Picnic Area

    Situated right on the doorstep of iconic Gibraltar Range and Washpool World Heritage Area, Dandahra picnic area is a perfect pit stop on a driving tour of NSW North Coast. Located halfway between Glen Innes and Grafton, right next to Gwydir…

  13. Thunderbolts Lookout Walking Track

    Thunderbolts lookout walking track meanders through the bush from Nomads picnic area along a well-defined trail. Enjoy the colourful display of wildflowers during the warmer months along the way. The last 200 metres is mostly steps which c…

  14. Glen Innes Golf Club

    Glen Innes Golf Club is situated eight kilometres north of Glen Innes. Owned and operated by Glen Innes and District Services Club, the Golf Club holds many ambrose days through the year with a strong membership. 18 holes with a front …

  15. Washpool Walking Track

    Immerse yourself in the timeless wonder of the warm temperate forests of Washpool National Park, near Glen Innes. This moderately challenging loop offers the rare opportunity to experience the ancient stands of World Heritage Gondwana Rainf…

  16. Mann River Nature Reserve

    A beautiful riverside spot for picnicking and camping, Mann River Nature Reserve offers scenic views, swimming and fishing near Glen Innes. Nestled amongst the magnificent mountain range of northern NSW lies a tranquil riverside setting. W…

  17. The Super Strawberry

    The Super Strawberry's world famous strawberry milkshakes, made from fresh strawberries, are always a winner! See the berries growing in the field and then enjoy strawberries and cream and ice-cream, pavlova or sponge cake. Piping hot scone…

  18. Mystery Face Walking Track

    The Mystery Face walking track takes you through open woodland and past remarkable granite rock formations. Awaken your imagination and see what shapes and figures you can see along the way. The Mystery Face itself will be revealed towards…