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Oxley Wild RIvers Nationalpark

145 Miller Street, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
267389100
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Armidale
Type: National Parks
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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Coffs Harbour
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24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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Gold Coast
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

It's quite a drive on what appear to be private roads over grids and through the cows. If you are not camping make sure to take a picnic/bbq meal and spend some time admiring the scenery and walking the tracks to work up an appetite.

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Armidale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

There is something magic about this place. If you come to the area you can not miss seeing this National Park. Take your swimmers.

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Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
87 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

This is a vast national park, we could not visit the entire park within one trip. We saw the northern part and the gorges and waterfalls in the National Park invited us to go back. We plan to visit the southern part, Apsley Falls, etc and its neighbouring NPs. It is really a wilderness area and the tranquility, serenity cannot... More

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Glen Innes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

spent 2 days here with TAFE fine arts class (sadly defunct) Confusion exists with 2 falls called "Dangar" Geographical Names Board might know of early Aboriginal name for this place which could be brought back into popular use.

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encinitas, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

We walked to the lookout but were disappointed with the view, but really enjoyed the hike. Groups of kids were enjoying the creek below, but it looked difficult to get down to the water.

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Sydney
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13 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Great well maintained trails and bathroom facilities. Breathtaking scenery and only 1 km off the Waterfall Way (unsealed road) You don't even know there is such a gorge in all the flat farmland, it's magical.

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