Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre are the outdoor adventure specialists for World Heritage Barrington Tops!
Exciting adventure tours just an hour off the legendary Pacific Coast touring route. Try thrilling white water adventures by kayak or canoe, or mountain biking across the high green forests.
Their guided tours are graded to suit your experience with all equipment provided. They also hire paddling equipment if you prefer to paddle at your own pace, plus they have an awesome gear shop f...
Carved out of an ancient volcano, the Barrington Tops National Park rises from near sea level to over 1500 metres. In the lower valleys, you will find World Heritage-listed subtropical rainforests. Up on the plateau, there is subalpine woodland which regularly sees snow in winter. Six rivers rush through the forests of this mountainous park.
The park's varied environment protects over 50 rare and threatened species. Most of the area is declared wilderness, and it's a well-known destination for ...
Barrington Tops National Park - Honeysuckle Forest Track
From the Honeysuckle day use area on the Barrington Tops Forest Road, this sheltered circuit walk loops through magnificent Antarctic beech forest and thickets of soft tree fern. It's a magical delight in the misty rain, common on the Barrington tops.
Type of forest: Antarctic beech forest
Walking distance: one kilometre
Time: 30 minutes
How to get there: Barrington Tops is near Gloucester, a five-hour drive north of Sydney. The walk begins at the Honeysuckle day use area.
Located halfway between Gloucester and Scone is Barrington Tops State Forest. Within the forest, on the banks of the Manning River in cool highland forest, is a stunning camping and picnic area popular with 4WD enthusiasts and freshwater fisherman. Cobark Lookout is on the eastern edge of Barrington Tops State Forest, and provides beautiful views looking south.
Much of the evidence of gold mining in Gloucester is hidden in bushland but the remains of the activities of the Mountain Maid Mine are on view when visitors join a guided tour of the site.
Copeland was once a bustling town after gold was discovered at Back Creek in 1876. The area was home to about 1100 people. There were 51 mines in the district which together produced about 11 tons of gold.
To book a public tour please contact the Gloucester Tourist Information Office.
Woko National Park is situated on 8,265 hectares. Steep hills hide a profusion of plants, including two types of rainforest. The park is located 318 kilometres from Sydney and 30 kilometres from Gloucester on Thunderbolts Way.
Activities available include bird watching, camping, swimming and bushwalking (the terrain is steep). Or just sit by the river and enjoy the view.
A number of threatened native animal species have been seen in Woko, including the brush-tailed rock wallaby, masked owl an...