Try shinrin-yoku in Gondwana rainforest

Do you feel kind of special walking through beautiful forests? The Japanese have a word for it: shinrin-yoku, which means forest bathing, or taking in the forest through your senses. Researchers in Japan have linked forest bathing to a drop in blood pressure and stress levels and it’s been part of a national public health…

Carson’s Lookout

Carson’s Lookout offers panoramic views over the Giro valley across to the state forests & world heritage wilderness of Barrington Tops.

John Oxley Bicentenary Walcha: 8-9 Sep 2018

In 2018 Walcha celebrates the 200th anniversary of the arrival of explorer John Oxley & his expedition, the first Europeans recorded in the area. In search of new farming lands he climbed the steep, rugged ranges, traversed from west to east over the southern end of the tablelands now known as the New England. On…