Waterfall Way

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The Waterfall Route stretches from Armidale, nestled in the New England Plateau, to Urunga, along the Pacific Motorway below Coffs Harbour - it's a camper's dream for those exploring Australia.

Camp Sites

Urunga Heads Holiday Park

The park offers plenty of recreational activities such as swimming, fishing, hiking, and bird-watching. Families, couples, and solo travelers alike will find comfort in modern facilities, making it a fantastic destination for relaxation and exploration of Australia's natural beauty.
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Dorrigo National Park and Rainforest Centre

Welcome to Dorrigo National Park and Rainforest Centre, a vibrant jewel within the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of lush, ancient rainforests rich in wildlife and history. Explore through interactive exhibits, enjoy panoramic views from the Skywalk, or venture on boardwalks and trails that crisscross the rainforest, witnessing the unique biodiversity and echoing nature's vibrant pulse. Discover a living link to the ancient world and let this captivating environment open a window to Australia’s past, present and future.
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Mountain Top Rest Area

Mountain Top Rest Area, located near the captivating Dorrigo National Park on the Waterfall Way, offers travellers a picturesque day rest space, and occasionally accommodates overnight stays. Just a short distance from Dorrigo town, it presents an opportunity to disconnect and explore the local beauty. For a longer stay, Roses Park at Thora down the mountain is recommended. Experience the authentic local fauna with the occasional wild chickens and bush turkeys making an appearance from the rainforest nearby.
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Dorrigo Showground

Dorrigo Showground, located in the heart of Dorrigo, offers an expansive area ideal for all types of rigs, supplemented with standard showground amenities. It provides numerous sites, with a select few offering shade, power, and water access. However, sites might not always be level and the number of showers is limited. The Showground doesn't have an onsite caretaker, so for further information and fee payments, visitors are advised to contact Ray White Real Estate in Dorrigo. It is an exceptional hub for mingling with locals and exploring the beautiful Dorrigo area.
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Bellinger River Tourist Park

Bellinger River Tourist Park is a serene destination located between Sydney and Brisbane, not far from the Pacific Highway. It boasts prime waterfront caravan and camping sites on the picturesque banks of the Bellinger River. It's an ideal retreat for both the young and old who appreciate the beauty of nature and outdoor activities. Visitors can enjoy the tranquility of riverside living and explore the surrounding natural beauty.
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Scenic View Dorrigo Picnic Area

The Scenic View Dorrigo Picnic Area is an idyllic nature spot, perfect for outdoor lovers. This location offers beautiful, panoramic views guaranteed to captivate. The area is dotted with trees creating a serene environment, suitable for picnics or tranquil relaxation. Parking is available, albeit limited, and there's a roundabout feature for easy vehicle navigation. This place is a must-visit for individuals and families who appreciate natural beauty and peaceful surroundings.
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Dangar Falls Lodge and Camping

Dangar Falls Lodge & Camping offers a unique experience for nature enthusiasts. Set in a stunning location adjacent to the breathtaking Dangar Falls, it promises abundant water supply and picturesque views. Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, swimming and bird watching. Comfortable lodge accommodations and well-equipped camping sites are available, providing the perfect escape for those seeking tranquility and adventure in the great outdoors.
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Urunga Waters Tourist Park

Set in breathtaking Urunga, NSW, Australia, Urunga Waters Tourist Park is an amazing destination for outdoor enthusiasts. It offers fantastic opportunities for fishing and kayaking amidst serene surrounds. Catering to different needs and budgets, the park provides both powered and unpowered sites and comfortable cabin accommodations. There's also a communal kitchen available for campers, ensuring a comfortable and convenient getaway.
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Bellingen Showground

Bellingen Showground is a multi-purpose site located in the picturesque town of Bellingen, known for its vibrant atmosphere and iconic Waterfall Way. Split by the Bellinger River, this high-rainfall area often becomes a spectacle when its bridge goes under water. Once famous as a 'hippy hangout', Bellingen retains its rustic charm with quaint cafes, knick-knack shops, and a beloved bakery, all adding to its appeal. The Showground itself offers a place for community gatherings and significant events, fostering a sense of camaraderie amongst locals and attracting visitors for a unique experience.
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Burdett Park

Burdett Park is a serene day rest spot in Fernmont, offering access to stunning locales via the adjacent Waterfall way. However, it's best suited for small camper vans and cars due to the narrow bitumen entrance and lack of parking room on the road. It forms a perfect retreat for quick trips and short breaks, offering a much-needed escape amid nature. Ideal for those looking to unwind, it presents an intimate spot nestled in one of the most scenic routes.
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Griffiths Lookout Picnic Area Dorrigo

The Griffiths Lookout Picnic Area in Dorrigo provides an exceptional outdoor experience with breathtaking panoramic views of the Great Dividing Range. A serene spot for picnics, it's an invitation to relax, enjoy nature and breathe in fresh mountain air. Ideal for families and those seeking tranquility, it offers opportunities for birdwatching and bushwalking in the lush surroundings. Join us at Griffiths Lookout and feel like you're standing at the top of the world!
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Dangar Falls Picnic Area

Dangar Falls Picnic Area is a picturesque location in Dorrigo, known for its stunning waterfall and serene environment. It's a hassle-free short drive from the town, making it an ideal spot for impromptu excursions or picnics. You can grab a quick bite from Dorrigo and enjoy a peaceful meal amidst nature's beauty. Its accessibility and wonderful scenery make it a 'must-see' for visitors, even on a tight schedule.
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Urunga Visitor Information Centre

Urunga Visitor Information Centre is a crucial resource for travelers, offering a plethora of details about attractions and accommodations in the surrounding area. Conveniently, the center also houses a cafe and clean, reliable restrooms. However, the parking area is slightly limited, thus best suited for cars or campervans. The information center acts as a guide, directing visitors to prime rest stops such as the Lions Park day rest area in Woolgoolga and an overnight area at Halfway Creek.
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Reflections Holiday Parks Mylestom

It offers a range of accommodations suitable for all, from cabins to camping sites. Guests can enjoy numerous activities including fishing, cycling, and bird-watching. This park provides a perfect environment to relax, reconnect and rejuvenate. The Paradise awaits in Mylestom's untouched natural beauty.
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Ebor Sportsground Rest Area

Ebor Sportsground Rest Area is a lovely and tranquil haven for travelers, located on the New England Tablelands. Ideal for free overnight stays, it's only a short walk away from the spectacular Ebor Falls. This picturesque location offers an escape to nature's beauty, although basic amenities like toilets are not available on the site, they can be found at the nearby Ebor Falls. This location serves as a peaceful rest stop, inviting travelers to unwind amidst nature's splendor.
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Armidale Showground

Armidale Showground is a spacious facility, comfortably accommodating all sizes of camping rigs with both powered and unpowered sites. Ensuring convenience and care, an onsite caretaker is available, alongside laundry facilities including free use of washers, coin-operated dryers and outdoor clotheslines. The Showground promises a pleasant and comfortable stay for all visitors.
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Armidale Tourist Park

Armidale Tourist Park, set in stunning landscaped grounds, offers an outstanding location just minutes from Armidale city centre. It provides easy access to the famed National Parks of New England. Renowned for its service excellence, the park is an award-winning destination offering a range of outdoor activities and an immersive natural experience. Whether you're a nature lover, an adventure junkie or simply seeking relaxation, Armidale Tourist Park is your perfect getaway.
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Little Styx River Campground

Situated near New England National Park, Little Styx River Campground offers visitors an idyllic, open grassland camping area enveloped by sparse woodlands. It is equipped with drop toilets, however, campers must bring their own paper. Additionally, while wood fireplaces are provided, guests are required to bring their own firewood as it's unlawful to collect it from the nearby park. This serene location offers a peaceful getaway away from the bustling crowds.
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Dumaresq Dam Recreation Area

Dumaresq Dam Recreation Area offers a serene, natural experience perfect for peace lovers. Visitors can embrace the picturesque wetland environment through activities such as camping and kayaking, providing an opportunity to get up close with nature. With specific restrictions to maintain its delicate ecosystems, the site is a haven for eco-conscious travelers. Contacting Armidale Visitor Information Centre provides all necessary information for a well-planned visit.
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Ebor Falls Rest Area

Ebor Falls Rest Area is a picturesque site located in Ebor, a small town on the New England Tablelands. It's a part of the Guy Fawkes River, highlighted by a 115 meter columned basalt rock falls. This scenic rest area features lookout areas, picnic spots, barbecue facilities, and toilets. In addition to its easy access and ample caravan parking, a short walk from your parking spot leads to an impressive viewing platform of the falls. Tourists can also appreciate educational information structures, meander on beautiful walking trails surrounding the falls, and delight in the sight of wildflowers flourishing in spring.
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Armidale Visitor Information Centre

The Armidale Visitor Information Centre is an invaluable resource for tourists. Located in a bustling area, this centre provides comprehensive information about attractions, events, and accommodations in Armidale. Its picturesque setting near a large park with playground facilities also makes it ideal for families. It is a one-stop-shop to plan a memorable Armidale visit.
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Ebor Falls Hotel Motel Camping Area

Ebor Falls Hotel Motel is nestled in the picturesque town of Ebor, known for its spectacular waterfall scenes, lush greenery and serene environment. It offers diverse accommodation options such as a quaint hotel, comfortable motel, and a camping area for travelers seeking a more authentic outdoor experience. Enjoy local exploring, with sites such as the famous Ebor Falls just a short distance away. With superb amenities and a warm, hospitable atmosphere, this is an ideal destination for relaxation and exploring the natural beauty of New England's outdoors.
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Dingo Fence Rest Area

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Thungutti Campground

Experience the pristine wilderness at Thungutti Campground, nestled in the tranquility of nature's clearings. This site is perfect for tent and vehicle-based camping, with nearby parking available. While caravans and camper trailers are not accommodated, nature lovers can enjoy walking on extensive tracks in the vicinity. At just a 4-km drive to Point Lookout, breathtaking views await. It's truly an immersive experience for any adventurer.
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Oaky Creek Rest Area

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Native Dog Campground Cathedral Rock

Located near Cathedral Rock National Park, Native Dog Campground offers a blend of adventure and relaxation. This family-friendly campsite encourages outdoor activities such as climbing boulders, hiking the 1km Warrigal track, or paddling in the Native Dog Creek. For the avid hikers, the nearby Woolpack Rocks and Cathedral Rock present a more challenging trek, amidst captivating landscapes. Indulge in wildlife spotting to increase the fun in your camping experience.
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Barokee Campground Cathedral Rock

Barokee Campground Cathedral Rock, situated in Cathedral Rock National Park, provides a serene setting amongst tall trees for an intimate camping experience. Serving as the nearest camp to Cathedral Rock, it offers adventurers the opportunity to trek along the Cathedral Rock track or the Barokee to Native Dog Creek walk. The campground is located near a swampy valley, home to an array of plants and wildflowers, including orchids and the purple-flowered coast mint bush, guaranteeing a burst of colour through different seasons. The high-altitude location fosters the growth of unique alpine shrubs like the alpine fan flower, bottlebrush, and epacris.
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Wollomombi Rest Area

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Roses Park Rest Area

Roses Park Rest Area offers a serene and conveniently located base for travelers. Situated on the bank of the Bellinger River, this beautiful spot is located on the Waterfall Way just before the steep climb to Dorrigo. This rest area has been maintained as a free overnight area with a 48-hour maximum stay. Visitors are encouraged to help preserve this park's status by keeping it clean and tidy. The views, calmness, and accessibility make Roses Park Rest Area a desirable stopping point for travelers.
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Dorrigo Dump Point

Dorrigo Dump Point is conveniently located just adjacent to the town, making it easily accessible. Despite its simplicity as a lay-by with a dump point, it offers a solid bitumen surface and the benefit of some shade. This makes it a practical and user-friendly location, ideal for those needing a reliable and minimalistic dump point. Enjoy the town nearby, then take advantage of the amenities at Dorrigo Dump Point.
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Gara River Rest Area

Gara River Rest Area is a quaint, secluded destination along Waterfall Way. This compact yet practical place offers a toilet and picnic area for a comfortable stopover. Suitable for small vans, it's renowned for its manageable bitumen and gravel surface. Positioned 1,000m above sea level, the surroundings can turn quite chilly during winters, providing a refreshing change of climate. Whether you are on a long journey or looking for a serene spot for a quick break, Gara River Rest Area welcomes you with its tranquil ambiance.
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