The entire Hunter region, including the beautiful Barrington Tops, can only be described as breathtaking. Defined by sheer drops, mountainous views and brilliant rainforest walks, the list of natural attractions and scenic spots is endless.
The Barrington Tops Forest Road is famous for its many different types of rainforest, including the ancient Antarctic Beech Forest, and is worth the drive. It will take you to fantastic lookouts such as the Devils Hole, Moonan Lookout, and the Polblue plateau which is a great place to have a picnic stop and enjoy the views.
There are cycling and bushwalking circuits to suit all ages. Walks range from a less than an hour to two weeks, depending on your time and fitness levels. Canoes and kayaks are available for hire along the Barrington River, trout fishing is popular, and the historic towns of Gloucester and Dungog in the Hunter valley are great for a stroll. The Barrington is also popular for horse riding, with extensive trails and horses to suit all ages. White water rafting is another favourite for the adventurous on the Barrington River in the Upper Hunter Region.
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