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.

New England National Park

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. Theres 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 Toms 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.