Bellingen attractions

National Park in Bellingen

Guy Fawkes River National Park

Guy Fawkes River National Park is a rugged wilderness popular with experienced bushwalkers and campers. The dramatic Ebor Falls and the large climbable rock called Lucifer's Thumb are particular highlights. There ar…
Wildlife Reserve in Bellingen

Bellingen Island

This little semi-attached island on the Bellinger River (it's only completely cut off when the river is in flood) is home to a huge colony of grey-headed flying foxes. For a closer look, take the ramp down from the …
National Park in Bellingen

New England National Park

Part of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Area, this park is the spot for awesome sunrises and multiday hikes through remote snow-gum forests. For epic views across the rainforest, head to Point Lookout, perch…
National Park in Bellingen

Cathedral Rock National Park

Amid the eucalyptus forest and photographic granite outcrops, there are some terrific bushwalks and camping options at this park, around 1½-hours winding drive west of Bellingen, along the Waterfall Way. The challen…
National Park in Bellingen

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

The 260m-high Wollomombi Falls – the highest in NSW and second highest in Australia – are a highlight of this national park and can be viewed from the Wollomombi Lookout. There are a couple of fairly easy walks wher…
Museum in Bellingen

Bellingen Museum

Enthusiastic volunteers run this odd collection of local ephemera: old photos, cameras, clothes, tools etc.