Bellingen

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Bellingen, Dorrigo & Urunga Welcome to the magic of Waterfall Way - world heritage wonders, wildlife and... well, wonderful people. Book your accommodation here and set out to discover the festive feel of Bellingen, the majestic marvels of Dorrigo and those sun-blessed beaches around Urunga - all on Australia's Coffs Coast. The people of the Bellinger live in one of the most picturesque valleys in Australia and the inspiration is apparent in the creativity of the locals. Every week you can catch great live entertainment and a vibrant festival program ensures highlights in all seasons. Take a stroll around Bellingen or Dorrigo to unearth gifted artists in one of the great range of galleries, emporiums and craft shops. Holiday Entertainment Bellingen has developed a reputation as the biggest little festival town in NSW. From the highly-acclaimed world music of Global Carnival in spring, to the swinging highlights of Augusts’ Bellingen Jazz & Blues Festival, the town swells as thousands flock to revel in the atmosphere. These events are complemented by  Camp Creative’s week of workshops in January, Bellingen Art Prize & the bi-annual, mid-winter color in motion at Flamenco Festival. In October, the Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival gets the plateau jumping, while Urunga turns it on for the Urunga Food & Wine Festival every Father's Day. You might think this festival program would keep the locals busy but they still find time to organise regular sessions showing off the talents of the many jazz, blues, folk & rock musicians from around the area.  Click here to search the monthly events calendar...Markets are a great place to measure the community spirit and you need go no further than Bellingen Community Markets, on the 3rd Saturday of every month to see the life of this thriving region. On the first and fourth Saturday, you can taste organic and regional produce at the Bellingen Produce Markets. Nature Trails & World Heritage the natural attractions and features of the region are almost endless as the coast and valleys rise into vast tracts of protected mountain rain forest. You can spot dolphins and whales, see kangaroos, koalas, platypus in their natural environment, or see a flying fox colony in downtown Bellingen. The extraordinary range of birdlife includes kookaburras, owls, crested hawks, pelicans, sea eagles, and cockatoos. The pristine waters of the Bellinger run through National Parks, Nature Reserves, rainforest and rugged gorge. All of these experiences are linked by one of Australia's top scenic drives, Waterfall Way.Gondwana World Heritage Area on the Waterfall Way Dorrigo National Park contains one of Australia's most accessible and magnificent stands of lush rain forests, World Heritage listed for their exceptional natural beauty, diversity and conservation significance. Perched on the dramatic eastern escarpment of the Great Dividing Range, the Dorrigo Rain forest Centre provides a hub from which to plan your rain forest experiences - from short elevated boardwalks to challenging wilderness walks.

* Note: Room prices change constantly. You should check the latest availability as in many cases the room price can be even lower than the listed price on the LastBeds website.