We are only minutes drive from the World Famous Dorrigo National Park, as featured recently on the TV series Great Australian Walks with Julia Zemiro

Dorrigo is a charming town known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities.

Here's a list of the top 20 things to do in Dorrigo

Dorrigo offers a wide range of outdoor activities and natural beauty for visitors to enjoy, making it a perfect destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. You’ll need a few days to get through all the town has to offer!

1. Dorrigo National Park:

Explore this stunning national park, known for its lush rainforests, waterfalls, and walking trails.

2. Skywalk Lookout:

Visit the Skywalk for panoramic views of the surrounding rainforest canopy and valleys.

3. Dangar Falls:

Enjoy the sight of this picturesque waterfall, located just a short drive from Dorrigo.

4. Waterfall Way:

Drive along Waterfall Way, a scenic route that takes you through numerous waterfalls and stunning landscapes.

5. Griffiths Lookout:

Stop by this lookout point for breathtaking views of the Bellinger Valley and the Great Dividing Range.

6. Rainforest Centre:

Learn about the local flora and fauna at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre, and take a walk on the boardwalks through the rainforest.

7. Wonga Walk:

Take a leisurely stroll along the Wonga Walk to experience the beauty of the rainforest up close.

8. Never Never Picnic Area:

Enjoy a picnic in this serene area surrounded by lush rainforest.

9. Dorrigo Steam Railway & Museum:

Explore the history of rail transport in the region at this railway museum.

10. Dorrigo Heritage Walk:

Discover the town’s history and architecture by following the Dorrigo Heritage Walk.

11. Dorrigo Community Markets:

If you’re visiting on a weekend, check out the local markets for handmade crafts and fresh produce.

12. Bindarri National Park:

Hike or mountain bike through Bindarri National Park’s scenic trails and enjoy the native flora and fauna.

13. Birdwatching:

Dorrigo and its surrounding areas offer excellent opportunities for birdwatching. Look out for a variety of bird species.

14. Ebor Falls:

Visit these twin waterfalls on the Guy Fawkes River, which are also located along the Waterfall Way.

15. Horse Riding:

Experience the countryside on horseback with one of the local horse riding tours.

16. Trout Fishing:

If you enjoy fishing, try your luck in the nearby rivers and streams known for trout.

17. Dorrigo Plateau:

Take a scenic drive around the Dorrigo Plateau to appreciate the countryside and expansive views.

18. Cedar Falls:

Hike to Cedar Falls, another beautiful waterfall in Dorrigo National Park.

19. National park walk:

Walk with the birds

20. Stroll in the Town:

Enjoy a leisurely walk through the town center, where you can shop, dine, and soak in the relaxed atmosphere.

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