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					                                                             group guided
     waterfall way
     waterfalls of dorrigo, new england, guy fawkes & more




                                                                    new
                                                                    trip

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Waterfall Way! Wonderfully wild wilderness walking with a wealth of waterfalls, watercourses that wend through woodlands
and world heritage wonders to whet your wanderlust. Wow, what a winner! Now that we have your attention, let us explain that
this may be the last trip in this brochure but that’s only because it starts with W! Expect wild escarpment country, huge rivers that
pour into the sea plus an incredible variety of terrain and vegetation types. As a bonus, several of the national parks you’ll walk
in are declared World Heritage Areas. At Dorrigo, venture onto Skywalk for a birds eye view of the rainforest forest canopy. You
can see over the remote Bellinger Valley and all the way to the ocean. The hiking here takes you through rainforest with massive
buttressed trees, strangler figs, hanging vines and huge red cedar trees that reach for the sky. Waterfalls on the Guy Fawkes River
plunge over steep basalt ledges into a vast secluded wilderness area. Marvel at Wollomombi Falls, the highest waterfall in NSW
and the second highest in all of Australia. At Cathedral Rock you’ll find snowgums and huge granite boulders that agile walkers
can climb to the top of. The highest point in the New England National Park is 1564 metres above sea level and there’s nothing to
interrupt the view. At Point Lookout you’ll walk through scenery that could be right out of the Lord of the Rings, with ancient
antarctic beech trees draped in mosses and lichen. Challenge yourself on a long gorge hike at Dangars Falls. Lookouts along the
route offer stunning views over exciting wild gorge country. There is just so much variety on offer in this new trip.



                group guided

waterfall way...7 day holiday...
Day 1: Starts at Coffs Harbour on the northern NSW coast at 9am.
Travel to Dorrigo National Park. Rainforest hikes on the Wonga
Walk and Never Never Hike.
Day 2: Hikes at Ebor Falls on the Guy Fawkes River and Cathedral
Rock National Park.
Day 3: A full day walk in the New England National Park including
Point Lookout & Wrights Lookout.
Day 4: Hikes in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park including
Wollomombi Gorge, Long Point and Gara Gorge. On to Armidale.
Day 5: A full day hike in Dangars Gorge then on to Glen Innes.
Day 6: The final hiking is in the Gibraltar Range National Park then
on to Nymboida.
Day 7: Visit Russell Crowe’s “Museum of Everything” then back
to Coffs Harbour, to arrive by 12 noon.

fast facts...
Group size: Usually 12-16.
Grading: Each of the national parks is different and each offers a
good choice of easier and challenging options. Full day hikes
average 15-20km.
Guiding: Two guides, allowing you a choice of walks.
Accommodation: Stay one night in a motel at Dorrigo, 2 nights at
unique Yaraandoo Eco Lodge (shared bathrooms), motels in
Armidale and Glen Innes and the final night is at the unique
Nymboida Coaching Station Inn with fabulous river views.
Typical weather: Late autumn / early winter is best as there’s
usually little if any rain or humidity and the temperatures are cool.                Gilbraltar Range
What’s included: Guiding, all transport starting at Coffs Harbour,
6 nights accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, entry
                                                                                 Glen Innes
to museum, National Park fees, insulated lunch bag, maps, map
case & a pack of information about the area.                                           Nymboida
Not included: Alcohol, meals not specified.
                                                                                           Dorrigo   Coffs
                                                                                  Cathedral        Harbour
                                                                           Armidale Rock
                                                                                          New England
08 May 2010: $1995 (S/S $350) - special intro price
30 Apr 2011: $2095 (S/S $395) - early bird $1995
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