The 185km Waterfall Way scenic drive links Coffs harbour and Armidale, passing rainforest, river valleys and waterfalls, including New England and Dorrigo national parks.
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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.
Wilson River picnic area near Wauchope is the ideal place to begin your driving or walking adventures. Bring a picnic, explore rainforests on a walking track and swim near the waterfall.
Never Never picnic area is a quiet alternative to The Glade picnic area in Dorrigo National Park, with barbecues, birdwatching, walking tracks, and access to waterfalls.
Walk through lush rainforest to reach Crystal Shower Falls in Dorrigo National Park near Coffs Harbour. Enjoy spectacular views from the rocky cavern behind the waterfall.
A short stroll not far from Wauchope, Botanic walk heads through World Heritage rainforest and is great for birdwatching and relaxing with the family over a picnic.
Lyrebird link is an easy walking track in Dorrigo National Park near Coffs Harbour. It is a great spot for birdwatching and there are picnic and barbecue areas nearby.
This challenging walk takes experienced bushwalkers on a journey through diverse wilderness, from the edge of New England Tableland to the headwaters of Bellinger River.
Palm Grove walk is a lovely 30 minute short hike near Kempsey, where you can enjoy a picnic, birdwatch and a swim in World Heritage rainforest.
This medium-difficulty trail, not too far from Kempsey, walks you through flourishing World Heritage-listed rainforest of Willi Willi National Park. You can also picnic by waterfalls and swim in a natural pool.
If you’re keen on bushwalking, the 6.4km Blackbutt walking track winds through lush rainforest, offering scenic views of Dorrigo National Park.
Enjoy the views of Dorrigo National Park and a series of waterfalls and creeks during an energetic hike along Casuarina Falls circuit.
Red Cedar Falls walking track leads to the largest waterfall in 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.