The riverside town of Bellingen is nestled in the heart of the Bellinger Valley between the coast and the Dorrigo Plateau on the scenic Waterfall Way. Home to a large number of people who moved here to enjoy a laid-back and creative, artistic or alternative lifestyle, Bellingen is buzzing with markets, cafes, galleries, festivals and events.

It is the wonderful combination of Bellingen’s turn-of-the-century ‘main street’ village atmosphere, rich architectural heritage, rural charm, bohemian atmosphere and thriving cosmopolitan culture that capture people’s hearts.


Where is Bellingen?

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Must See, Must Do


The Creative Vibe

From artist studios and galleries to historical buildings and festivals, Bellingen has an arts and culture scene worth exploring

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Waterfall Way

Voted as one of the top three scenic drives in Australia, explore this pocket of paradise that reaches from the mountains near Dorrigo, through the Bellinger Valley to the sea at Urunga.

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Bellingen Farmstay

Rooms FROM $100

Apartments / Cottages / Farmstays

Lily Pily Country House

Rooms FROM $260

Bed and Breakfast

Serendip River Retreat

Rooms FROM $180

Apartments / Holiday Houses

CasaBelle Country Guest House

Rooms FROM $250

Bed and Breakfast / Retreat and Lodges

Charlotte’s Health Retreat

Rooms FROM $100

Apartments / Cottages / Retreat and Lodges

Lilypad Luxury Cabins

Rooms FROM $215

Apartments / Cottages

Rose Patch Bed and Breakfast

Rooms FROM $125

Bed and Breakfast

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The Woodcraft Gallery

The Woodcraft Gallery, at the Old Butter Factory B...

Shopping and Markets

Cargo Lane

Cargo Lane is an amazing collection of unique furn...

Galleries, Museums and Collections / Landmarks and Buildings / Shopping and Markets

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Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival

09 Jun - 13 Jun, 2016

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A1 Coffs Coast Tours

A1 Coffs Coast Tours offer chauffeured Harley-Davi...

Adventure and Outdoors Tours / Customised / Full Day / Half Day or Less / Sightseeing Tours

Coffs Harbour Detour Guided Trail Bike Tours

Coffs Harbour and the North Coast boast all types ...

Adventure and Outdoors Tours / Extended / Sightseeing Tours
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Liquid Assets Adventure Tours

Liquid Assets Adventure Tours operates whitewater ...

Jetty Dive Centre

Coffs Harbour is the southern gateway to the Solit...

Adventure and Outdoors Tours / Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours / Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours / Half Day or Less / Nature and wildlife

Coffs City Skydivers

Skydiving is the ultimate in excitement and fun! F...

Adventure and Outdoors Tours / Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours / Half Day or Less

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Relish @ The Federal Hotel Bellingen

Revamped in 2005, The new Federal Hotel in Belling...

Bistro/Café/Deli / Seafood

Oak Street Food & Wine

Housed in a heritage-listed weatherboard cottage c...


Lodge 241 Gallery Café

Known around town as the ‘grand old lady of Bell...

Bistro/Café/Deli / Modern Australian