Taste nature’s purest in Gloucester Tops

At Gloucester Tops within Barrington Tops National Park step behind the green curtain into a dimly lit world of ancient Antarctic beech, towering tree ferns & pure mountain streams. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Push a gold mining cart hidden in a rainforest

Touch relics from gold rush days at the heritage Mountain Maid mine, hidden deep in the cool rainforest at Copeland Tops State Conservation Area. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Ride the riverside trails of Captain Thunderbolt

Horse riding in the scenic foothills of Barrington Tops will inspire you with panoramic views, wildlife sightings & the prettiest river crossings of the Cobark River. #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Listen to the lyrebirds in Barrington Tops

At The Firs you’ll think you’re in Vancouver until you realise the dozen different bird calls are all coming from that lyre bird perched on a log in the deep shadows. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Toss a snow ball in Barrington Tops

Barrington Tops gets a regular dusting of winter snow so it’s not too far to drive for your family’s first snow ball fight. Just don’t forget to duck. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Choose a country road to rediscovery

Pick a scenic country drive, they are all so beautiful around Gloucester & Barrington Tops. Take one of our winding country roads & it may just straighten out your thinking! Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Cool off where the platypus play

Swim in platypus habitat in the Gloucester River close to town or a short drive takes you to the platypus-friendly Barrington River, Barnard River or Manning River. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Bike, paddle, run in the Gloucester Tri Challenge

A race for skilled athletes: 20km mountain bike ride, 10km kayak paddle, plus 8km run. Yes, all on the same day, back to back. Do you have what it takes? Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Enjoy a natural spa in the Barrington River

Wash aware your cares at The Steps rapids on the Barrington River, it may be the only wellbeing treatment you need. #Gloucesterswimming #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Counting waterfalls & cascades in Barrington Tops

The pure waters of Barrington Tops tumble off the high volcanic plateau via discreet falls & cascades, in many hidden ravines & secret gullies. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester #TheBuckettsWay

Walk with dinosaur ghosts in Barrington Tops

Is that a meat-eating Australovenator (“Southern Hunter”) waiting for you beyond those fern trees or just a harmless herbivore Minmi? Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Paddle like an explorer on the Barrington River

Fed by waters tumbling down from Barrington Tops, the Barrington River offers paddling adventures for modern day explorers. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Find the missing aeroplanes in Barrington Tops

Missing aeroplanes and lost souls are some of the many secrets kept safe by mysterious Barrington Tops. Do you know where to find them? Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Discover your own waterfall in Gloucester Tops

The Gloucester River is born at a series of cascades high in Gloucester Tops, have you discovered them all? Take a walk, take a swim. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Hear world class performances in an old wool shed

The Craven Creek Concert Series is a unique classical music event where the sounds of Mozart, Ravel & Vivaldi meet the sounds of cows and cockatoos. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Shelter in an explorer’s hut in Barrington Tops

In Barrington Tops over 60 years ago, Newcastle Bushwalking Club built two huts for hikers needing shelter. Find the huts and sleep in history. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Ride the Barrington River white water express

White water rafting on the Barrington River past rushing rushing river bends, solid rock banks and riverside trees that are now immersed midstream! Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Get fresh at Gloucester Farmers Market

Discover Gloucester’s fresh food treasure and stock up on farmers market specialities for energy, vitality and a twinkle in your eye. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Get up close to Tassie Devil joeys in Barrington Tops

Hidden in Barrington Tops, there’s no other experience like this on the Australian mainland! Become immersed in the devil’s huge free range enclosures to witness Tassie Devils in wild conditions & meet some Tassie Devil joeys… wickedly cute! #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Listen to the river as it works magic on your stress

You’ll find exceptional riverside campgrounds in Gloucester & locations nearby, also in our many national parks, state forest & reserves. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Camp at high-altitude Polblue in Barrington Tops

Polblue in Barrington Tops is the highest campground in NSW that you can drive to. So forget the hiking backpacks, bring your camper trailer for some comfy camping. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Meander on the Manning in Woko National Park

At Woko National Park the Manning River flows gently past Woko Campground with easy bushwalking tracks, plentiful wildlife & a genuine wilderness feel. #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Feel the forests of Gondwanaland in Barrington Tops

Embrace the energy of 1000-year-old trees in Gondwana rainforests in Barrington Tops, you’ll feel like you’re on the filmset for Lord of The Rings. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester