If it’s an adventure the whole family can enjoy, look no further than Warrabah National Park.Well known by locals, but relatively unheard of by the general population, Warrabah National Park is a playground for those who love the great outdoors.
The 6 hour journey from Sydney may test the patience levels of the kids, but trust us when we say that once you reach the park, there’ll be endless opportunities for them to run, jump, explore and fossick.
Difficult terrain and granite-strewn hills meant the park was immediately dismissed as potential agricultural land – paving the way for it to achieve National Park status in 1984. It’s the sprawling, undulating land however, that makes this park so unique.
4WD enthusiasts, bushwalkers and even paragliders flock to the park for it’s ideal conditions, while the Namoi River provides the perfect place to indulge in some water-based activities.
There are plenty of camping spots on offer, but those that frequent Warrabah regularly know the best spots are by the Namoi River, right in the heart of the park.
In the depths of winter, mist can drape New England National Park like a chiffon veil, settling silently in the valleys and lingering for hours. Moss-covered Antarctic beech, which have thrived on the Great Dividing Range for aeons, assume a ghostly appearance on such mornings – and deep within the...
If you find yourself in Armidale or Uralla needing to while away a few hours, Tourist Drive 19 is for you. It comprises 86km of country back roads, including 20km unsealed, and will easily fill half a day or more. You’ll need to pack walking shoes, a picnic spread, a...
The Waterfall Way is one of the main arteries into New England from the east, and it’s aptly named. Weaving through a number of the high country’s world-class national parks, this road promises to defy the advice of 90s pop culture and instead go chasing waterfalls. Here’s our pick of...
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land and pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.
The Armidale Regional Community pays tribute to their love of land, love of people, and love of culture.