Eastern quoll

This super cute marsupial has a secret: it’s carnivorous & has an impressive set of sharp teeth, like a crocodile with fur!

Oxygen pods and biomimicry

Have you ever wondered why they hang plants off cafe walls or even skyscrapers? This is called biophilic design & it emulates nature’s principles

Gravel grinding: a new trend?

Whether an antidote to the perceived threat of city roads, or something more philosophical, gravel & grinding have become by-words for freedom on two wheels.

How old is Barrington Tops?

How old are the rocks of Barrington Tops? And what about the fossils, rubies, gold, barringtonite & cowlesite that is found there?

Discover the majesty of Mount Royal

Mount Royal National Park is in the south-western precinct of Barrington Tops, part of the extraordinary world heritage area of Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.

How big is Barrington Tops?

Take care in the huge Barrington Tops wilderness, it has swallowed many planes & people without a trace. And it’s also hidden bushrangers & fugitives for years.

Taste nature’s purest in Gloucester Tops

Step behind the green curtain into a dimly lit world of ancient Antarctic beech, brightly coloured fungi, towering tree ferns and pure mountain streams tumbling down mossy cascades.

Bass & Trout Fishing

The rivers in the Gloucester region come under the Peel District and are classed as general trout streams. 

Carson’s Pioneer Lookout

Carson’s lookout offers the viewer a panoramic western view over Giro, State Forests and the Barrington Tops World Heritage area.

Thunderbolts Adventure 2019

An exciting weekend exploring remote gravel roads starting from Gloucester across Barrington Tops with other gravel grinders!

Map for Barrington Tops

Looking for a map of Barrington Tops? Download this one from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for starters. 

Try shinrin-yoku in Gondwana rainforest

Do you feel kind of special walking through beautiful forests? The Japanese have a word for it: shinrin-yoku, which means forest bathing, or taking in the forest through your senses.

Perseid meteor shower August 2018

Stargazers love a good meteor shower & the Perseids are perhaps the most popular! You should see about 60-70 meteors per hour on the night of 12-13 August 2018.

Mars in opposition: 27 July 2018

On the night of 27 July 2018 Mars will reach opposition – ie. Mars & the Sun are on directly opposite sides of the sky as seen from the Earth. The dark skies of Barrington Tops are the perfect place to see the red planet!

Barrington Tops snow photos June 2018

Enjoy today, gone tomorrow… One of the most beautiful aspects of snow is that it’s so very fleeting, especially in Australia. Check out the photos from the Barrington Tops snowfall event 18-24 June 2018.