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Eleanor Knight4 years ago

Witness the natural beauty of New England National Park

New South Wales has got to be one of Australia's biggest treasures. Home to gorgeous green forestry, stunning oceans and an array of native species, it is the perfect place to escape and uncover the true beauty of the land we all call home. If you are looking for the ideal location to experience nature, look no further than New England National Park. Situated in the Coffs Harbour region, this stunning world heritage-listed area is home to some of the most beautiful views and jaw-dropping scenery that you will get to experience in Australia. To make your life that little bit easier, we have found some of the best locations to stay while exploring this Coffs Harbour treasure, as well as a few must-do activities while visiting.

Places to stay while visiting New England National Park

Two Styx Cottage & Cabins

Quaint cabin accommodation, Two Styx - Ebor
Quaint cabin accommodation, Two Styx – Ebor

This enchanting accommodation is the perfect place to call home while you explore New England National Park. Run by friendly and welcoming owners, Two Styx Cottage and Cabins is located on the edge of the national park and offers epic views of the natural surroundings. Sleeping up to six people, the lyrebird cabin is the ideal spot for the family to relax after a day of exploring New England National park. This brand new cabin is fully equipped with a modern kitchen, bathroom and lounge as well as a slow combustion wood heater, which will keep you warm and cosy during the night. Are you visiting the area with extended family? The platypus cottage is the perfect accommodation for you; sleeping up to nine people, this fully renovated cottage features all the necessities for a comfortable stay as well as bonus features to make your trip as memorable as possible. Gather around the campfire with the crew and toast a few marshmallows for the perfect end to the day. If you are looking for a tranquil escape, you can find it here at Two Styx Cottage and Cabins.
Where: 1111 Pt Lookout Road, Ebor, NSW, 2453

Moffat Falls Lodge & Cottages

Enjoy a luxurious stay, Moffat Falls Lodge and Cottages - Ebor
Enjoy a luxurious stay, Moffat Falls Lodge and Cottages – Ebor

Escape the hustle and bustle of every day life and book into Moffat Falls Lodge and Cottages. Situated near the gorgeous New England National Park, this location is the ideal spot to retire to after a day of adventure. Offering a range of accommodation, there is something for everyone at Moffat Falls Lodge and Cottages. Our pick is the Moffat Falls Lodge which offers premium self-contained accommodation which is perfect for a couples getaway. Overlooking the stunning local waterfalls, guests can enjoy three large bedrooms with en-suites, a formal lounge and a fully equipped kitchen. Relax by the fireplace in the living room as you enjoy a glass of wine to toast to a day of adventure. Looking for something unusual to do? Spend the morning fly fishing with experienced guides at Moffat Falls Lodge and Cottages before heading off for an afternoon walk in the New England National Park.
Where: Point Lookout Road (off the Waterfall Way), Ebor, NSW, 2453


Things to see and do at New England National Park

Banksia Point picnic area

Enjoy a picnic in peace - New England National Park
Enjoy a picnic in peace, Banksia Point picnic area – New England National Park

Banksia Point picnic area is nestled within New England National Park and is the perfect place to settle down with your friends and family for a relaxing feed. Take residency on the sheltered picnic benches while your other half whips up a feast on the elevated wood-fired barbeque. Close to many walking opportunities including the Lyrebird walking track or the one-hour Banksia Point circuit, the Banksia Point picnic area is the ideal place to chill and refuel before embarking on more adventure.
Where: Comara, NSW, 2440

Lyrebird walking track

Get lost in green - New England National Park
Get lost in green, Lyrebird walking track – New England National Park

Located close to the Banksia Point picnic area, Lyrebird walking track is the ideal activity to enjoy with friends and family after a relaxing lunch. 5.5 kilometres in length, this circuit route leads you through a number of natural environments where you can witness a range of wildlife surroundings. Stroll through the eucalyptus forest and cool temperate rainforest, discovering historic signposts along your way. Unique to this walk you can experience the echoes of Lyrebirds travelling up and down the valleys, as well as King parrots and Crimson rosellas sweeping through the treetops.
Where: Comara, NSW, 2440

Point Lookout

Wander to Point Lookout - New England National Park
Wander along the path, Point Lookout – New England National Park

You simply can not visit New England National park without stopping off at Point Lookout, so be sure to put it on your itinerary. Offering panoramic views across the world heritage national park, you can also see over to the crystal blue oceans that meet this gorgeous land. If you’re in the market to catch a few snaps on your camera, visit Point Lookout for sunrise where you’ll guaranteed a fantastic photographic experience.
Where: Comara, NSW, 2440

Visiting the coastline after your visit to New England National Park? We can help you find accommodation in Coffs Harbour, quickly and simply! 

Have you been to New England National Park? Where do you stay and what did you do? Let us know below!

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