10 Things to do for over 40s

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  • 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
St Marys Cathedral
  • Natural Wonders, Waterfalls and Gorges. Explore the Oxley Wild Rivers, Cathedral Rock and New England National Parks with an abundance of wildlife and breathtaking scenery. A wide range of walks are available to suit all ages and abilities.
Dangars Gorge Armidale
  • Spectacular Gorges and Waterfalls. Fly over the gorges and waterfalls with either Fleet Warbirds or Fleet Helicopters.

  • Wineries and Breweries. Visit Welder’s Dog and Great Hops craft breweries in Armidale, as well as the local cider company and wineries specializing in cool-climate wines.
the Welders Dog
  • New England Regional Art Museum. NERAM (open 10.00am-4.00pm Tuesday-Sunday) is home to over 3,500 works of art, including the Howard Hinton and Chandler Coventry Collections. In addition, NERAM showcases national exhibitions such as The Archibald Prize.

  • Museums. The Armidale Folk Museum, Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place, Railway Museum, Printing Museum, Natural History Museum and the Museum of Antiquities house excellent collections of historical interest.
Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Saumarez Homestead. A National Trust property (gardens and farm buildings open 10.00am-4.00pm Wednesday, Friday and Sunday; Homestead tours: 2.30 and 3.00pm Sunday only – closed winter months), comprising an imposing house set in extensive English-style gardens and a complex of 12 farm buildings.
Saumarez Homsstead
  • Armidale Golf Club. Grab some friends, hire some clubs and play one of the most scenic regional golf courses in Australia.
Armidale Golf Club
  • What’s On. Check out our Events Calendar for the latest concerts, live performances, sporting events and much more.
  • Self-guided Heritage Walk. Explore the heritage buildings, cathedrals, churches and the city of Armidale.
Armidale Post Office and the Imperial Hotel