Explore the national park jewels of the spectacular New England Tablelands region surrounding Armidale. Discover magnificent waterfalls, rugged gorges and World Heritage Gondwana rainforest on scenic drives and walking trails. This itinerary is ideal for self-sufficient tourers equipped with a 4WD and camper trailer.
See the state's highest waterfall in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Clamber over the granite boulders of Cathedral Rock National Park. Go swimming, canoeing or fishing in the slow-flowing rivers of Guy Fawkes River National Park.
Of course, you don’t need to do anything to be invigorated by the scenery. The views are wondrous all across this region, and the sunrise from Point lookout in New England National Park is not to be missed. These parks also shelter an amazing biodiversity, including threatened bird and animal species such as the turquoise parrot and brush-tailed rock wallaby. Whether you stay in a heritage homestead or a peaceful campground, you can always wake to the sounds of native wildlife.