Dorrigo

Just an hour west of Coffs Harbour along the delightful Waterfall Way driving route, Dorrigo is on the doorstep of the World Heritage-listed Dorrigo National Park. Enjoy spectacular lookouts, enchanting waterfalls and exhilarating walks in the beautiful rainforest on the North Coast of NSW.

The town is a great base for exploring the many splendid natural attractions. You'll find a number of accommodation options including retreats, a bed and breakfast federation home, self-contained cottages, the Commercial Hotel and and the Heritage Hotel Motel, a heritage-listed hotel built in 1925.

Dorrigo Dangar Falls - Dorrigo National Park

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre is the perfect place to begin your discovery of the ancient World Heritage wilderness and its wonderful bushwalking trails and many intriguing animals including lyrebirds, a native bird with the ability to imitate almost any sound. The Skywalk lookout is breathtaking.

A popular annual event is the three-day Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival. With plenty of trout in the streams, the eight-month trout fishing season begins in October. Among the various tours in the Coffs Harbour region is a two-day Dorrigo trail bike adventure with Coffs Harbour Detour.

Coffs Harbour Airport

Fly into Coffs Harbour Airport

Coffs Harbour Airport is located 4 km from Coffs Harbour’s town centre. Use the shuttle bus and taxi services at the front of the terminal to make the short journey north. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Direct flights operate to and from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. There are four operators servicing the region - QantasLinkTigerairVirgin Australia and Fly Corporate

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival

    Event dates to be confirmed: October 2018 , Dorrigo

    The Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival is rated highly on the festival circuit for folk and bluegrass followers and the program includes some of the best home-grown talent in both folk and bluegrass genres. It is a three day event so pe…

    26 Oct - 28 Oct
  2. Dorrigo Agricultural Show

    Event dates to be confirmed: November 2018 , Dorrigo

    The Dorrigo Show is one of the highlight annual community events on the Plateau. The beautiful showground is right in Dorrigo, which is a charming town in the centre of an area of breathtaking beauty and with lots to do and see and plac…

    24 Nov - 25 Nov
  3. Creative Mountain Art Exhibition - Dorrigo

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2019 , Dorrigo

    The annual Creative Mountain Art Exhibition in Dorrigo is a wonderful presentation of a diverse range of artistic works created by local artists and craft people living on the Dorrigo Plateau. The works exhibited include: painting and dra…

    28 Mar - 07 Apr