For those watching the current snowfall forecasts… be informed with this essential advice!
If you’re looking for a great environmental cause to support, take a look here & smile like a devil in snow too!
The aboriginal name of the Bucketts Mountains overlooking Gloucester: Buccan Buccans
The grim history of the aboriginal massacre near Mount McKenzie.
Our own Barrington Tops version of the Three Sisters: the aboriginal legend of the Barrington Towers.
Barrington Tops is the highest sub-alpine region outside the Australian Alps but just how high are the peaks within it?
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 10-12 August 2019.
Enjoy walks, waterfalls & scenic drives through ancient landscapes millions of years in the making.
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.
Celebrate the 25th anniversary at Barrington Tops or Mount Royal.
What’s the difference between 4WD trails and 2WD roads in Barrington Tops?
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 4-5 June 2019.
Check out the good looks of Cobark Lookout at Barrington Tops State Forest.
An exciting weekend exploring remote gravel roads starting from Gloucester across Barrington Tops with other gravel grinders!
Looking for a map of Barrington Tops? Download this one from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for starters.
Welcome to the Barrington Coast, where the leaves touch the waters from the mountains to the sea.
The name of the Barrington Coast has its origins in the explorations of Robert Dawson, the inaugural Chief Agent of the Australian Agricultural Company (AA Co.)
Geminids are bright & they come fast and furious: at its peak you will be able to see up to 120 shooting stars an hour!
There are plenty of options around the Barrington Tops region for camping with well-behaved dogs.
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.
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!
It’s not unusual for a male lyrebird to have mastered the calls of up to 25 birds to attract a mate.
Without the evolution of the humble moss, none of us would be here today.
No, not a 1970s footballer or rock’n roller lost in the rainforest, it’s a giant skink.
Comet Halley is the parent of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, best seen around 7 May 2018 in the dark skies of Barrington Tops.
Are there mermaids or water fairies in Barrington Tops? Ladies Well on the Allyn River looks like the perfect spot for them…
This super cute marsupial has a secret: it’s carnivorous & has an impressive set of sharp teeth, like a crocodile with fur!
There’s sure to be a cure for cancer hidden in our Barrington Tops rainforests.
Have you ever wondered why they hang plants off cafe walls or even skyscrapers? This is called biophilic design & it emulates nature’s principles
Purring frogs and changing colour for sex? Meet the Eastern Stony Creek Frog!
Make a wish upon a Barrington Tops blue moon… instead of just a star.
Extraordinary nature in Barrington Tops… dark sky gazing. Did you know that not all views of the Milky Way are created equal?
This beautiful animal with the white moustache is an ecosystem engineer, playing a significant role in ecological functionality & habitat restoration.
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.
Just as surfers search for the perfect wave, gravel grind riders can seek out their favourite journey in unfamiliar locations. The key difference? They don’t have to wait for strong swells or favourable winds!
With a striking red head, blue-black plumage & booming call, these distinctive Australian birds are easy to spot while bird watching in Barrington Tops.
Climb the Corker Trail to Careys Peak: on a clear day you can the golden sands of Stockton sand dunes on the Pacific coast 95km away.
How old are the rocks of Barrington Tops? And what about the fossils, rubies, gold, barringtonite & cowlesite that is found there?
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.
The pure waters of Barrington Tops tumble off the high plateau in falls & cascades discreetly, in many hidden ravines & secret gullies. Have you discovered them all?
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.
Traveller.com.au has discovered what we’ve known about for many years: the road across Barrington Tops from Gloucester to Scone is special indeed.
Grab a copy of our new Barrington Tops brochure: outdoor adventures for everyone!
Become immersed in the devil’s huge free range enclosures to witness Tassie Devils in truly wild conditions. Plus meet some devil joeys: wickedly cute!
Barrington Tops holds many secrets with missing planes and lost souls. Do you know where to find these missing aeroplanes?
The Gloucester platypuses aren’t silly, they know a good river for swimming when they see one.
Take one of our winding country roads and it may just straighten out your thinking!
Let your horse take you to the prettiest river crossings of the Cobark River as you ride the mountain trails & pristine rivers traversed by the legendary bushranger.
The landscapes of Barrington Tops are ancient Gondwana, where dinosaurs roamed from the Cretaceous period 65-146 million years ago.