The 191 kilometre Waterfall Way is one of the world’s most scenic drives. The road winds upwards from the Pacific Highway near Coffs Harbour to Armidale on the New England Tablelands. This breathtaking journey is the perfect way to experience the diversity of the changing landscape of the Great Dividing Range from the pristine coastal beaches climbing through lush tropical rainforest to the wide open plains of New England.
Along the way you won’t be able to resist stopping at the pretty market town of Bellingen renowned for its quality arts and crafts, its markets and a Jazz festival each August. The drive also provides the perfect opportunity to explore the Dorrigo World Heritage National Park.
The Waterfall Way takes you through or close to several National Parks including Dorrigo, New England, Oxley and Cathedral Rock and there are many thrilling lookout points along the way
If you’re an active visitor planning to make Dorrigo your destination, there are numerous activities to choose from. These include exploring waterfalls, fishing, canoeing, swimming, camping, four-wheel driving, bush walking, birdwatching, and taking self-drive scenic tours.