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Deer Vale: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Waterfall Way


The 191 kilometre Waterfall Way is one of the world's most scenic drives. The road winds upwards from the Pacific Highway near Coffs Harbour to Armidale on the New England Tablelands. This breathtaking journey is the perfect way to experience the diversity of the changing landscape of the Great Dividing Range from the pristine coastal beaches climbing through lush tropical rainforest to the wide open plains of New England.

Along the way you won't be able to resist stopping at the pretty market town of Bellingen renowned for its quality arts and crafts, its markets and a Jazz festival each August. The drive also provides the perfect opportunity to explore the Dorrigo World Heritage National Park.

The Waterfall Way takes you through or close to several National Parks including Dorrigo, New England, Oxley and Cathedral Rock and there are many thrilling lookout points along the way.




Along the Waterfall Way
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 14.4K from Deer Vale

Sakura Bonsai Gallery - Dorrigo


Sakura Bonsai Gallery houses some 100 mature and 'in-progress' trees; some more than 70 years old, most 25 to 40 years old. Most of the bonsai have been started as cuttings or seedlings, field grown to develop some size, then container grown to promote a refined style and root system.

The trees are large! Some well over 100 centimetres high. Over four decades of work has gone into producing this collection.




589 Old Coast Road
North Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 15.5K from Deer Vale

Griffith Lookout


Griffith Lookout, on the other side of the Waterfall Way from Dorrigo National Park, offers some of the most superb views on the Coffs Coast.

You'll enjoy breathtaking wilderness views of the Great Dividing Range unfolding before you looking south.

To the east, you'll see the Pacific Ocean and, on clear days, right down to Kempsey some 100 kilometres away. Located among farms, the lookout point has an interesting interpretive display sign and picnic tables.

From Waterfall Way, turn into Maynard Plans Road near the Lookout Motor Inn and, after one kilometre, you'll see a sign on the left pointing to Griffiths Lookout, which is another four kilometres along, at the end of the road.




Mountaintop Road
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.3K from Deer Vale

Dorrigo Railway Station


The museum is devoted to the authentic preservation of all manner of items from the railways of New South Wales, as well as the Glenreagh to Dorrigo branch railway line. While not open to the public just yet, but check back soon. Some of the collection is available for viewing from the fence.




Glenreagh-Dorrigo Railway
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.4K from Deer Vale

Don Dorrigo and Guy Fawkes Historical Society Museum


The Museum is Dorrigo's window on the district's past, and a centre for the collection of district and personal histories, artifacts and photographs. The building is open to the public for the purpose of study, education and enjoyment. They seek to acquire, conserve, research, communicate and exhibit the material evidence of the people and environment of the Dorrigo Plateau. The area extends from Point Lookout and Guy Fawkes to Clouds Creek; to Lowanna and Maynards Plains and all places in between.




53 Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.4K from Deer Vale

Deer Vale: Events

Dorrigo Agricultural Show


The Dorrigo and Guy Fawkes Agricultural Association Incorporated (the Dorrigo Show Society) is a member based, not-for profit organisation. The Society holds and promotes an Agricultural Show each year to serve as their primary medium to achieve their mission. The primary focus of the Agricultural Show is to serve as a showcase for the talents of the residents, local organisations and particularly the youth of the community.


Event Dates
2016
      26th Nov
      27th Nov


1 Rosewood Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.1K from Deer Vale

Creative Mountain Art Exhibition - Dorrigo


The annual Creative Mountain Art Exhibition in Dorrigo is a wonderful presentation of a diverse range of artistic works created by local artists and craft people living on the Dorrigo Plateau. The works exhibited include: painting and drawing, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, woodworking, fabric craft, jewellery and photography.

Amateur artists are particularly encouraged to exhibit as it gives them an excellent opportunity to participate in an open exhibition. The Creative Mountain Art Exhibition also attracts local professional artists to display and sell their work.




20 Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.3K from Deer Vale

Misty Mountain Getaway


Misty Mountain Getaway in Dorrigo is your chance to immerse yourself in a range of patchwork workshops. With over 25 tutors from all over Australia, there is sure to be a number of patchwork workshops for you.

The Getaway is just that, Getaway to Dorrigo and create Reproduction Quilts, Japanese Traditions, The Art Quilt Process, Memory Journals, Rainforest Scenes, Needle Turn Appliqu?, painting scenes with fabric and threads, Felting, just to name a few. Six classes per day, over six days.

Each year during the Getaway they focus on fundraising. The fundraising is for the local Hospital and all proceeds are handed over to the Ladies Auxiliary for them to purchase what they see is going to be of benefit.

Please enjoy discovering what is on offer at the 2016 Misty Mountain Getaway. Don't forget to book your place at the Welcome and Farewell Dinners!


Event Dates
2016
      24th Sep
      25th Sep
      26th Sep
      27th Sep
      28th Sep
      29th Sep


Misty Threads,
40 Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.4K from Deer Vale

Dorrigo Community Markets


Dorrigo Community Market is a small country market where locals, community organisations and regional marketeers get together to offer locals and visitors a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, pre-loved goods, food, jams pickles and preserves, hand made jewellery, and all manner of other goodies.

The Market runs from 8.30am to around noon on the first Saturday of the month.

Come to the market to meet the locals and enjoy real, 'fair dinkum' country hospitality!


Event Dates
2016
      4th Jun
      2nd Jul
      6th Aug
      3rd Sep
      1st Oct
      5th Nov
      3rd Dec
2017
      7th Jan
      4th Feb
      4th Mar
      1st Apr


Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.4K from Deer Vale

Deer Vale: Travel Tips

Dorrigo Visitor Information Centre


Call into the Dorrigo Visitor Information Centre for information on the local area. The friendly staff can provide you with a range of information on local attractions, upcoming events, assistance with accommodation and travel enquiries. Maps and brochures are also available, together with a selection of souvenirs and other merchandise.




36 Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 17.4K from Deer Vale

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