Experiencethe highs


The Armidale region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage.

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There's plenty happening all year round in Armidale.

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The thrill ofhigh country

At around 1000 metres above sea level, Armidale offers visitors a truly evocative and unique experience.

The city of Armidale and the town and villages of Guyra, Wollomombi and Ebor share a rich history and stunning natural environment. Where else can you experience World Heritage wilderness in the morning and indulge in the sophistication of world-class galleries and vineyards in the afternoon?

This is all part of the experience in the Armidale region – there are hundreds of thousands of hectares of national parks and state forests to explore.

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Jazz, Blues & Alt. Grooves @ the Dog

Dec 7 2023

Come and enjoy jazz at one of Armidale’s grooviest venues. Tell Tale Hearts features Vince Redal (guitars/vocals), Steve Jackson (guitars/vocals), Mick Houlahan (bass/vocals) and Steve Harris (drums/assorted rhythmic shapes). With both original and new songs, Tell Tale Hearts renovates the power in pop, realigns the Alt in rock and rewires the blues in groove, to give listeners a night of wide-skied sound and deep-valleyed song. Music washes away the dust…

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Backgammon in the Mall

Dec 9 – Dec 14 2023

Come and enjoy a relaxed morning of Backgammon and coffee. For all ages and stages. Lapsed players and complete beginners welcome. Bring your own board or borrow one from the bookshop. Feel free to approach any players you see and ask to join. For more information, visit armidale-backgammon-fanciers.mailchimpsites.com.

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Create your ownstory

And be inspired by some of ours.

10 Things to do for over 40s

Guided Heritage Tour. A leisurely 2½-hour city bus tour with a lively and personal commentary from tour guides. The bus departs 10.00am Monday to Saturday (excluding Public Holidays) from the Visitor Information Centre Natural Wonders, Waterfalls and Gorges. Explore the Oxley Wild Rivers, Cathedral Rock and New England National Parks…

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Plan yourstay

Situated within a day’s drive or short flight from Sydney and Brisbane, getting to Armidale is easier than you may think.

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