Barrington Tops is just three hours north of Sydney
, and a perfect place for your next escape from the city. Covering over 95,000 hectares of national park, there are waterfalls, rainforest and stunning bodies of water waiting for every visitor. Book your Barrington Tops hotel and come enjoy the serenity of this beautiful part of Australia for yourself.
For nature lovers Barrington Tops is a wonderful escape. It's a World Heritage listed national park, and contains many native plants and animals that are extinct in other parts of Australia. There are over 50 mammals to discover, 280 bird varieties to see, 40 different reptiles, and almost 20 species of frog. As you stroll through the park keep an eye out for kangaroos, koalas, possums and all the other animals this country is famous for.
Hiking in Barrington Tops is fantastic, and trails can be found to suit every challenge. For the adventurous the hike to Carey's Peak on Barrington Plateau offers spectacular views across the region. There are winding 4WD tracks to take you into the heart of the park, or try a trail on horseback and soak in the real beauty of nature. There are also great cycling tracks to follow through the park, so you can enjoy the purity of nature at your own speed.
Between October and May, Barrington Tops offers great fishing in the park, and you'll find brown and rainbow trout plentiful in the waterways. You can choose from many parks and BBQ areas to relax with your family, while you enjoy a picnic lunch surrounded by nature.
The Barrington Tops National Park’s geography was formed from an ancient volcanic rock flow, and today protects one of the largest temperate rainforests in mainland Australia. Enjoy beautiful weather in the forests, and the delightful snow-capped peaks in the winter. Book your next holiday and find your Barrington Tops accommodation today. Don’t wait to come and enjoy this fantastic part of Australia!
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