Highest Caravan Park in Australia
There is so much to see and do in Guyra and the surrounding district that you will struggle to fit everything in and you will find yourself coming back for more.
Wild and Wonderful
The Guyra are has spectacular gorges and notional parks that must be seen to be appreciated. The New England region of northern NSW is the most extensive area of highland country in Australia, with mountains towering over 1500 metres.
The Country varies from undulating tablelands to rugged and wild gorges. As a result the region is renowned for many beautiful national parks and Guyra is a perfect spot to use as a base to plan your adventures.
Serveral parks provide opportunities for day visits from the New england National Park to the Guyra Fawkes River National Park and the spectacular Styx River National Park. Facilities available include camping areas, picnic spots and walking tracks.
Mother of Ducks Lagoon
One of guyra's most important land marks is the Mother of Ducks Lagoon which is a large stretch of water 14kms in circumference, held in a silted volcanic crater. The lagoon is a high altitude wetland reserve that attracts bird lovers from all over australia and the world.
Little Langothlin Lagoon
Located approximately 25km north of Guyra, Little Llangothlin Lagoon Nature Reserve is a bird watcher's haven, being one of only a few high altitude wetlands in the country. The lagoon is an important breeding and feeding area for migratory birds such as the Japanese snipe.
The area has a variety of accommodation to suit anyone's requirements including motel accommodation, Australia's highest caravan park, hotels, camping and a range of B & B's in both rural and urban areas.
If you are looking for something to fill in your time - look no further. You can take a leisurely 'historical walk' along the main street (see pages 9, 10) and take time out for a coffee or some shopping, or go further afield and try your hand at fossicking or fishing in the many fresh mountain streatms.
The Shire also has many historical sites ranging from restored railway stations in Guyra, Black Mountain and Ben Lomond; to the Guyra museum in Bradley Street and the Wing Hing Long museum in Tingha; to the many historic homesteads in the region.
For further information regarding tourism in Guyra visit which incorporates a directory of Guyra businesses and organisations, snow reports and much more with links to a number of business and toruism websites.
Country Art Escapes – the New England North West Regional Art Trail
Country Art Escapes offers visitors and locals the opportunity to plan a day trip or longer cultural tour. Explore the artist studios, galleries, museums and other cultural venues and experiences of the New England North West region of New South Wales.