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Ulong

Ulong is a small town located on the Mid North Coast region of NSW. (population 131). The town lies inland from Coffs Harbour by 36 kilometres. Whilst a short distance, it takes 45 minutes to drive to through rainforest. Ulong is on the Dorrigo Plateau and sits 1700ft AHD. The climate is markedly different from Coffs Harbour.

Once larger than Coffs Harbour it was a centre for the timber industry. Hoop pine, tallowood and blackbutt were all milled extensively. It was also known for gold mining. Ulong is on the road to Nymboida river and borders one of it's tributaries, the Little Nymboida river.

Ulong: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Dorrigo Rainforest Centre


Learn about the National Park's flora and fauna in the intriguing education area at the Dorrigo National Park Rainforest Centre. The centre provides information, a shop, an exhibition and cafe. An interactive display guides visitors of all ages through different aspects of this World Heritage-listed rainforest, and staff can provide detailed information on National Parks throughout north-east NSW.

Dorrigo National Park provides everyone, even those who are wheelchair-bound, the opportunity to experience the unique rainforest environment.

The Rainforest Centre has an educational interpretation centre. From here you can take a stroll on the popular Skywalk walkway and lookout platform over the escarpment edge for a close up view of the rainforest canopy. The boardwalk takes you over the top of the rainforest canopy, providing magnificent views over the rainforest, down to the Bellinger Valley and sometimes as far as the Pacific Ocean.




Dorrigo National Park,
Dome Road
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 16.0K from Ulong

Dangar Falls


Two kilometres north of Dorrigo town centre is Dangar Falls, a beautiful 30-metre waterfall set amidst scenic agricultural and dairy farmland. There's a car park, a viewing platform, picnic tables and a walking trail that leads you to the river at the bottom of the waterfall. The viewing platform offers a great vantage point and excellent photo opportunity of the falls. Dangar Falls is signposted from Dorrigo town.




Coramba Road
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 18.5K from Ulong

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 20.0K from Ulong

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 20.1K from Ulong

Orara East State Forest


Orara East State Forest is located within a short drive of Coffs Harbour and incorporates Bruxner Park Flora Reserve and Sealy Lookout. It's part of the amazing State Forests of the Coffs Coast. The forest and reserve are uniquely beautiful, with a wide variety of interesting flora and fauna. The Forest Sky Pier at Sealy Lookout is the perfect spot to stop and take in the 180 degree views of the Coffs coastline and its features, and best of all it's free!. There are parking, toilets and picnic tables available at the Lookout. For those who want to venture a little further, Halfway Point picnic area is a great place to take a break whilst enjoying the rainforest atmosphere.






Bruxner Park Road
Coffs Harbour, NSW, 2450

Located 20.2K from Ulong

S and K Horse Connections Equine Education Centre and Riding School


Located just out of the centre of Coffs Harbour (five kilometres) at the beautiful Boambee Valley. Offering a range of Equine Education programs and Kids Holiday programs.

Enjoy two hours of fun with their beautiful horses (drop off and pick up).

Book a full day, from 9am to 3:30pm, spending time with the beautiful horses learning about them and how to look after one for the day. Other activities include arts and crafts, damper making, games and more (drop off and pick up).

One on one riding lessons are available. Horses with hearts (for additional needs in children and adults). A one hour session (minimum of two) brush, decorating and lead ride.

Bookings essential




85 South Boambee Road
Boambee South, NSW, 2450

Located 20.2K from Ulong

Ulong: Events

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
      29th Sep


Misty Threads,
40 Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 20.0K from Ulong

Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival


The Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival is rated highly on the festival circuit for folk and bluegrass followers and the program includes some of the best home-grown talent in both folk and bluegrass genres.

It is a three day event so people can enjoy all the supporting activities. Family groups can camp in the showground and jam around the camp fire, dance and participate in workshops run by performers along with special programs for the children.

There are many visitors who return to Dorrigo every year for this Festival because of the great atmosphere, and the opportunity to jam with fantastic and sometimes famous musicians under a shady tree or round the campfire.

Come along and add a twang to your life in Dorrigo.


Event Dates
2016
      21st Oct
      22nd Oct
      23rd Oct


Waterfall Way
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 20.0K from Ulong

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
      1st Oct
      5th Nov
      3rd Dec
2017
      7th Jan
      4th Feb
      4th Mar
      1st Apr


Hickory Street
Dorrigo, NSW, 2453

Located 20.1K from Ulong

Ulong: 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 20.0K from Ulong

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