Enjoy scenic views from Misty Creek lookout over Guy Fawkes River Gorge, near Coffs Harbour, and Chaelundi campground.
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This well-positioned lookout has been used for centuries, and offers tremendous views over the Bindery-Mann wilderness, with birdwatching and picnic opportunities close by.
Cycle through lush subtropical rainforest and eucalypt forest. See spectacular waterfalls and enjoy beautiful picnic and swimming spots, close to Coffs Harbour.
Enjoy a scenic cycling route through the rainforest on Cascade mountain bike trail, only an hours' drive from Coffs Harbour, and spot lyrebirds, reptiles and other wildlife along the way.
The views are fantastic along this 70km scenic drive. Stop for a swim, picnic or camp overnight at one of the remote, picturesque spots provided by the river.
The 185km Waterfall Way scenic drive links Coffs harbour and Armidale, passing rainforest, river valleys and waterfalls, including New England and Dorrigo national parks.
While car touring, stop off and go walking among the trees or swimming in the river and have a picnic on Moonpar Forest drive, a 75km circuit through Cascade and Nymboi–Binderay national parks.
Enjoy driving through diverse landscapes on Sherwood Forest Drive. This scenic trail offers picturesque places to picnic, lookouts and spectacular views along the way.
Close to the Gwydir Highway, Platypus picnic area gives travellers a small glimpse of Gibraltar Range National Park, with birdwatching opportunities and a place to picnic with barbecues.
Enjoy a picnic at Granite picnic area in Washpool National Park. Stretch your legs on an easy walk to Granite lookout for views over the World Heritage-listed landscape.
For scenic views across spectacular wilderness, Vista Point picnic area offers birdwatching and World Heritage rainforest in Mount Hyland Nature Reserve, near Dorrigo.
Venture out for a sweeping Central Coast tour of stunning waterfalls, beautiful rivers and valleys, and the ancient rainforests of Dorrigo National Park with the friendly guides of Waves to Wilderness Experiences.
Escarpment walk in Guy Fawkes River National Park is a forest walk that takes hikers past Chaelundi Falls and Lucifers Thumb, all the way to Spring Gully picnic area.
Keep an eye out for birds and wildflowers on the 45km Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk through eucalypt forests, rainforests, wetlands and granite tors in the rugged Northern Tablelands.
If you’re keen on bushwalking, the 6.4km Blackbutt walking track winds through lush rainforest, offering scenic views of Dorrigo National Park.
Rosewood Creek walking track meanders through stunning World Heritage-listed rainforest, offering places to picnic, birdwatching, waterfalls, and access to a crystal-clear river.
Slingsbys trail and Syndicate Ridge track offer a challenging adventure in Dorrigo National Park, with opportunities for birdwatching, mountain biking and camping.
Tommys Rock walking track offers scenic mountain views across the Great Dividing Ranges in Mann River Nature Reserve. You can choose to walk or 4WD along the trail to the summit.
Bangalore Falls is a must-see destination with superb waterfall views from the lookout, just a short walk along an easy walking track, and a great place for a picnic.
Dandahra Crags walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, is a hiking route with scenic views and birdwatching opportunities.
Little Dandahra Creek walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, offers scenic views along the trail as well as birdwatching and swimming opportunities.
Lyrebird Falls walking track, in Gibraltar Range National Park, is a short walk from Boundary Falls picnic area though eucalypt forest to a scenic waterfall.