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.

Land mullet

No, not a 1970s footballer or rock’n roller lost in the rainforest, it’s a giant skink. 

Milky Way stargazing

Extraordinary nature in Barrington Tops… dark sky gazing. Did you know that not all views of the Milky Way are created equal?

Parma wallaby

This beautiful animal with the white moustache is an ecosystem engineer, playing a significant role in ecological functionality & habitat restoration.

Brush turkey

With a striking red head, blue-black plumage & booming call, these distinctive Australian birds are easy to spot while bird watching in Barrington Tops.