5 Must-Do Experiences in Walcha

• Apsley Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

The awe-inspiring Apsley Falls are one of the must-see and most accessible waterfalls in the New England region, located just 19km east of Walcha. Suitable for all vehicles and caravans, with all-sealed access, the magnitude of the gorge with its impressive sheer-faced cliffs is truly breathtaking.

• Walcha’s Open Air Gallery

A gallery of permanent sculpture by renowned local, national and international artists, Walcha’s Open Air Gallery is a crowd-pleaser in the Australian art scene. Download the brochure and map or pick up a copy in person at the Walcha Visitor Information Centre.

• Walcha Sculpture Soundtrail

Complementing the Open Air Gallery of sculptures and artworks. This highly original sound walk takes you into the heart of the town’s Open Air Gallery with stories from contributing artists, local indigenous identities and other people in the community. Download the Soundtrails App or listen online.

• Tia Falls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

The spectacular Tia Falls cascade down the face of the gorge in two main drops. Both are visible from the one lookout a short walk (650m) from the carpark. Explore a little further to be rewarded with a different aspect of the gorge; open, vast and spectacular scenery.

Pioneer Cottage and Museum

Step back in time in this well-thought-out display of yesterday’s relics and industrial revolutions. From bespoke teacups made for men with moustaches to the Tigermoth aeroplane which was the first in Australia to spread fertilizer by air. Open weekends. Entry at other times by request.

Discover more things to see and do in Walcha at the Walcha Visitor Information Centre
29W Fitzroy Street, Walcha NSW
(02) 6774 2460

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the New England High Country region and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders – past, present and emerging – and acknowledge the important role Indigenous Peoples continue to play within the New England High Country community.