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On the edge of the Great Dividing Range escarpment, approximately 1,000 metres above sea level, lies the small and friendly town of Dorrigo. Highlights are the drive there via Waterfall Way, one of Australia’s most scenic roads, and the nearby rainforest walks, lookout points, waterfalls, birds and wildlife.

On the east side of the town, the Dorrigo plateau drops away into the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests of Dorrigo National Park. To the west lies gently rolling farmland.

In the centre of the town, the pub, bakery and country stores hark back to an era of traditional, rural Australia – mixed with an influx of chic cafes, boutiques, galleries and food stores.

Visitors who are in for some action can try trout fishing, canoeing, horse riding, mountain bike riding and self-guided 4WD trips. Not far from Dorrigo are forests and national parks with amazing trails, waterfalls, views and wildlife.

Where is Dorrigo?

Time to Explore Dorrigo

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Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

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Dorrigo Historical Society Museum

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Coffs Harbour Trike Tours

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Bellingen – Dorrigo Day Tour

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Explore Dorrigos Best Spots

Point Lookout

Point Lookout is just one of the spectacular places in the region offering majestic views from the mountains to the sea and only a 200m walk from the carpark.

Within the New England National Park and World Heritage Gondwana rainforests of Australia, early mornings will offer you rivers of mist rising from the valleys beneath and afternoons  jam packed full of birds and wildlife.

Dangar Falls

Dangar Falls Рjust one of over 10 waterfalls in and around Dorrigo and the aptly named Waterfall Way. A cascade-styled waterfall it is one of the most popular in the region due to its easy accessible and great views.

Take time out to walk to the bottom of the waterfalls along the rainforest trail and board walks for a spectacular sight and maybe a swim!  Or, enjoy a picnic lunch at the top with friends and family.

Dorrigo National Park

Dorrigo Nataional Park is one of the most visited National Parks in Australia. And with good reason, given its status as World Heritage Listed rainforest, a part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.

Enjoy scenic walks and hikes amongst waterfalls, bird calls, board walks and lush sub-tropical settings. Take in the views from the Skywalk Рan elevated platform sitting high above the tree tops looking east toward the coast.  Or take in the local artisans work at the Rainforest Centre.