Welcome to Gloucester New South Wales, basecamp for Barrington Tops World Heritage wilderness.
Your short detour off the Pacific Highway to glorious Gloucester via the Bucketts Way is one of the state’s oldest tourist drives, and for good reasons: short scenic drives around the district take you to dramatic mountain ranges, breathtaking views, beautiful valleys and platypus-filled rivers.
World heritage parks
Gloucester is the closest town to the renowned wilderness destinations of World Heritage Barrington Tops, Woko and Copeland Tops. You’ll be enthralled by the high altitude ancient rainforests, towering tree fern groves, snow gum meadows and exhilarating mountain views.
Outdoor activities are our specialty
Our golf course has the prettiest location in the state while Gloucester District Park offers an unbeatable range of sporting facilities in its beautiful riverside location including the Olympic Pool Complex with heated hydrotherapy centre.
Further afield there’s a huge range of outdoor adventure and activities to enjoy: white water paddling by canoe or kayak, horse riding along scenic riverside trails, there are plenty of fishing spots plus walking trails in the parks that take you to rarely visited waterfalls, wetlands and breathtaking lookouts.