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Oxley Wild RIvers Nationalpark

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Address: 145 Miller Street, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 267389100
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Didn't know it was there! Went to Wollomombi Gorge Falls. Magnificent. Easy short walk to main lookout or longer walk fir a different view.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Taree, Australia
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Taree, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Didn't know it was there! Went to Wollomombi Gorge Falls. Magnificent. Easy short walk to main lookout or longer walk fir a different view.

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Within easy reach from Armidale by road there are several National Parks with well-defined walking trails that expose you to geologically spectacular landscapes in natural bush settings. My current favourite is the walk to Chandler's look-out at Wollomombi National Park. Slightly challenging for the easily vertiginous, but utterly safe and simultaneously confronting.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Divine National Park. Scenery to die for. Take all your own supplies and camp. The rainforest walks are remarkable, especially climbing up and down streams. We were the only people in the park the night we were there. Definately wilderness camping with a toilet block. Loved it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

The view is really amazing and you have several point of view to enjoy this view ! The dangars falls was such a great discovery. You can even see wallabies during your walk. But the way to reach the parking is a bit hectic. You have to drive really carefully but the road is amazing !

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It's difficult to rate a National Park as presumably people only visit if they are interested in the bush, but this is one you should not miss, even if you're not a keen bushwalker, as the scenery is so spectacular. I'd imagine that after good rains when the falls are full, it must be absolutely spectacular. We did feel, however,... More 

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Ellenborough, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A bit of off road involved for the better spots and definitely better after rain. However, you can find quite a few places to have a dip and with some effort you can also skinny-dip in a few areas with discretion...

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

...pity the falls were dry. Amazing views over the gorge. The drive to the park is interesting - watch for the cows!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

we went to various walks and view spots - all well worth seeing. Not much water when we were there but the waterfalls and chasms were none the less impressive we extended one of the walks to an area called rock wallaby lookout - and saw a cute bush tailed rock wallaby :-)

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Was staying in Bellingen. Enjoyed Dorrigo NP, New England NP but Oxley-Wild Rivers was probably a step too far. After the other two there probably isn't a need to come here. Nice lookouts though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Oxley is a huge Park, from east of Armidale to Walcha area in southern section. There are many short strolls walks to stunning views and many long hikes for the adventurous Look for Wollomombi Falls ...one of highest in Australia .... just off Armidale Dorrigo road Bakers Creek Falls .....near Armidale on Waterfall way...only good after good rains Gara Gorge....... More 

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