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Bellingen Area, NSW

The beautiful town of Bellingen lies in the heart of the Bellinger Valley, where natural attractions abound. The Dorrigo World Heritage National Park is one of Australia’s easiest-to-get-to rainforest areas. At the Rainforest Visitor Centre you can walk the Skywalk over the forest canopy, or strike out on your own by following one of the walks through the park.

There are a variety of short and longer trails on offer, suitable for people of all ages and ability. The coastal towns of Mylestom and Urunga are the gateways to superb beaches in the area, perfect for surfers, anglers, and walkers.

The town of Bellingen owes its reputation as a booming arts and crafts centre to talented locals and the monthly markets held on the third Saturday of the month. You can taste the local produce at one of Bellingen’s renowned restaurants and cafes.

Experience a scenic cruise on the Bellinger and Kalang Rivers. Try canoeing or white water rafting. Sample local arts and crafts at the Old Butter Factory. Enjoy one of the Festivals or other live performances throughout the year. Come via the awe-inspiring Waterfall Way … you’ll be amazed by the views and the unspoilt beauty of the Bellingen Shire.

Nearest Airport: Coffs Harbour (30km)

About Bellingen Area

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