Australia: The Land Where Time Began

A biography of the Australian continent 

New England National Park

Highlights: A landscape of cliffs and World Heritage rainforests with fast creeks, occasional snowfalls and mist that spills over the edge of the Great Escarpment.

Activities: Point Lookout, Banksia Point or Wrights Lookout offer wilderness views. You can enjoy easy walks around the lookouts, or take one of the longer, more challenging tracks. There's wheelchair access to Point Lookout viewing platform on a 100 m paved track from the carpark (accessible parking and toilets). Stay at The Residence, The Chalet or Tom's Cabin (for bookings phone 6657 2309). Car-based camping is available at Thungutti and an area for campervans and camper trailers is available just outside the entrance to the park (call for details). Camping fees apply.

Access: 85 km east of Armidale on the Waterfall Way. Unpaved roads.

Sources & Further reading

Journey Back Through Time
Experience Australia
Aboriginal Australia
National Parks
Photo Galleries
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