There are so many fun and interesting things to do in and around Bellingen. Here are a few that we love:


The Promised Land, GlenifferThe Promised Land – A scenic 10 minute drive from Bellingen. It is a lush, green area of farmland surrounded by the rainforest of the Great Dividing Range. The gorgeous Never Never Creek meanders through this area providing many perfect, secluded swimming holes and picnic spots.

Bellingen Community Markets – Held in the ‘Bellingen Market Park’ in Church Street on the 3rd Saturday of the month. Locally grown produce and unique arts/crafts from the Bellingen Shire can be found here. Something for all including live music, camel rides and wonderful food. Bellingen Growers MarketTheir motto “Not just a market but a great place to be” says it all.

Bellingen Growers Market – Held on the 2nd and the 4th Saturday of the month from 8am. Located at the Bellingen Showground at the corner of Hammond and Black Streets. Fresh produce galore.

Shopping – The Belfry is conveniently located in the heart of town. Bellingen has a treasure trove of second hand clothes shops, quirky boutiques, homewares, bookshops and much, much more.

Eating/ Drinking – please visit to discover the amazing array of Bellingen eateries and bars.

Bellingen Canoe Adventures – 4 Tyson Street, Fernmount. A 5 five minute drive from Bellingen. Canoe hire and tour owner Daniel offers free pick-up and drop off from our guesthouse for larger groups. Ph: 66559955


Dorrigo National Park – This park is part of the Gondwana Rainforest Of Australia World Heritage Area. It is renowned for its dramatic waterfalls and rich abundance of flora and fauna. It is open daily from 9am – 4.30pm. It is a short 30 minutes drive from Bellingen.

Urunga Boardwalks – Two of the best boardwalks on the east coast. They have spectacular views from the sea up the river valleys to the Great Dividing Range. They are a 15 minute drive from Bellingen.

Coffs Coast Beaches – the pristine beaches of the Coffs Coast are a short drive from Bellingen. Enjoy gorgeous beaches at Valla, Urunga, Mylestom, Sawtell and Coffs Harbour.