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Get a natural high without leaving earth

Imagine a place where the geology and biodiversity is unique, where you can climb giant rock formations, stroll through rainforests, encounter rare wildlife, watch powerful waterfalls, camp in the wilderness, paddle wild rivers, and find endless breathtaking views. This is all part of the New England High Country experience – a place where you can explore hundreds of thousands of hectares of national parks, state forests, and more.

New England High Country boasts an extensive gorge wilderness with over 500 kilometres of wild and scenic rivers. Discover a unique natural playground with magnificent waterfalls, rainforests and exotic flora and fauna.

Discover our national parks

Experience nature through Soundtrails

Soundtrails are self-paced trails with locative audio recordings designed to immerse you in the stories of your surroundings. Using GPS technology, the stories are delivered as you make your way along the trail via an interactive app platform, suitable for most mobile devices. The original compositions, local voices, and world class production truly bring places and their stories to life. Download the Soundtrails app and come up and explore New England High Country:

1. Download the Soundtrails app from the App Store or Google Play. (It’s free)!

2. Open the Soundtrails app and enable location services.

3. Find a Soundtrail you would like to explore and select download.

4. Connect your headphones or turn up your speakers and follow the map trail listening to the stories as you go.

You can also listen to Soundtrail stories via the mobile app without physically being in that location. After step 3, simply press on the green shaded areas displayed on the map and listen to the stories.

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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.