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Amazing place to swim and relax on a nice day out

If you're around, its great fun rock jumping down the river bed to the Blue Hole area. A great... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
1Nemy
Great walks and beautiful scenery

Great place to visit. Good picnic facilities and toilets. Walk the Threlfall walking track and see... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Louise D
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8 Nov 2017
“Amazing place to swim and relax on a nice day out”
23 Oct 2017
“Great walks and beautiful scenery”
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Castledoyle Road | Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This sounded good and I searched the address on here and the one on the website. I drove into a couple of remote driveways. No sign.

Thank Lifesrichtapestry
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you're around, its great fun rock jumping down the river bed to the Blue Hole area. A great place to sunbath on a nice day out. Remember to bring water and sunscreen. Even food. The walk back is bit of a trek since it...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Great place to visit. Good picnic facilities and toilets. Walk the Threlfall walking track and see the historic hydro-electric scheme, its just over a 5km walk and has some stairs but lots of places to stop and take in the views if you need a...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Blue Hole is perfectly located just out of town as a perfect escape from study and town life. It is great fun to go out there with friends and problem-solve your way around the gorge to the swimming hole, crawling from rock to rock, and...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I am keen photographer and have visited Gara Gorge and Blue holes a number of times in the last 12 months. Picnic tables and hiking trails.

Thank relaxenjoy63
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Blue Hole is the remains of the header dam for the 1890s Hydro Electricity Scheme that powered the Metz & Hillgrove gold mines. The "top" Blue Hole is excellent swimming while the "bottom" Blue Hole is a scramble down into the gorge ... and...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 19 March 2017

15km from armidale. Free bbq, and tank water. Great swimming holes. Excellent walk through an old hydro electric project. Wonderful wildlife. This spot has got it all, youve just got to get out and explore a bit.

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Out of mind out of sight, walks, bbq, history and you can swim.30 mins from the town. Get food and enjoy, take water and sun screen.

Thank KentL258
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Lots of car parking access but never busy, gas barbeques are provided nearby so easy to unload your lunch! As the creek tumbles off the range it provides endless rock pools to swim in - "rock hopping" a popular past time. The water is warm...More

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