You’re never short of things to do in the Bellingen Shire no matter what the Bellingen weather. From walks, hikes, kayaks and swims to eating at delicious, quality restaurants, cafes & pubs, roaming through local markets, and getting into the festival spirit – many of which return as annual events – you are spoilt for choice. As the Bellingen Shire is such a picturesque valley, it also attracts professional and amateur photographers, so don’t forget your camera and remember to book your accommodation early!
Bellingen Showground, Black St Bellingen
5th – 6th May 2018
A fun, informative celebration of our local agriculture and people. It’s where something wonderful is about to happen…
Ph: 0498 483 915
Bellingen Canoe Adventures
4 Tyson St Fernmount
Canoe trips for all ages, beginners to experienced! 7 days including public holidays, what a great way to observe the rich ecosystems and life on the Bellinger River. Flat bottomed – you won’t fall out!
Ph: 02 6655 9955
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Bello Winter Music Festival
Various locations in Bellingen
12th – 15th July, 2018
An exciting and eclectic mix of new and emerging artists in existing venues. Located in Bellingen, a picturesque historical small town, includes workshops & seminars, free entertainment in the streets & parks & great music
Ph: 02 6684 6655
Dorrigo National Park & Rainforest Centre
Lyrebird Link, Dorrigo Mountain
Book a guided tour, take the Skywalk to cast your eye across the valley out to the coast and Coffs Harbour, relax with a coffee or meal in Canopy Cafe.
Ph: 02 6657 2309
URUNGA & SURROUNDS
Raleigh International Raceway
Valery Rd, Raleigh
Set in a beautiful natural amphitheatre surrounded by natural forest with various uphill and downhill sections, flowing bends and straights requiring an aggressive driving style to go fast.
Ph: 02 6655 4017
Queen St, Raleigh
Whether you are a wine connoisseur or visitor looking for a great day out, drop in & sample our range of unique boutique wines. Soak up the breathtaking views across the river to the mountains.
Ph: 02 6655 4388
Morgo St, Urunga
The Urunga Boardwalk has to be one of the best boardwalks on the east coast, with spectacular views from the entire length of the boardwalk. Starting from the charming town of Urunga, the boardwalk passes along the banks of the Kalang River, to the junction with the Bellinger River and out to the ocean.
NEARBY TO THE BELLINGEN SHIRE
First Avenue, Sawtell (near Coffs Harbour)
The charming, art deco Majestic Cinemas in nearby Sawtell screen the latest movies, as well as themed events. Don’t miss the French Film Festival, or other cultural events on the annual program. Save and become a member of the Majestic Movie Club.
Ph: 02 5621 8101