If exploring rainforests and cooling off in fresh water swimming holes is your thing, then a Summer getaway in Dorrigo is perfect for you! Home to the some of the world’s biggest (and in our opinion, most beautiful) rainforests, there are tracks galore for you to explore. Check out our hiking itineraries for further details on what tracks to trek.
Note: all main visitor areas at Dorrigo’s Rainforest Centre remain open and are completely safe to visit.
Event wise, Dorrigo tends to quiet down in December as everyone gears up for the silly season instead. When you’re not exploring Dorrigo’s natural beauty, come along and stroll the main street for a spot of shopping. Pop into Dorrigo Sweets and check out their range of hard to find sweets from yesteryear. Find beautiful gifts for friends and family in Miss Wink and the Red Cedar Emporium with their unique range of homewares, gifts and more. For unique jewellery, stop by Opal & Amber for a gift idea you can’t go wrong with!
There’s no denying that Dorrigo is also famous for it’s amazingly fresh produce and you’ll be able to peruse the Dorrigo Community Markets held the first Saturday of each month. If you only live a short drive from Dorrigo, be sure to pack a cold bag and take some of our delicious produce home with you! If you have a farming or agricultural background, then you might be interested in the 2019 All Breeds Dairy Heifer Show held December 7th.
Feeling crafty? Come along to the Christmas Wreath Workshop held on December 7th 2019. Hosted at the Red Cedar Emporium, join them for an evening of creativity, laughs and a few bubbles as you make your own stunning wreath to take home. See just how talented the Dorrigo folk are during our next Made in Dorrigo markets held December 14th. Everything at this market is of a high quality that is lovingly and skillfully made by artists and artisans and is guaranteed to be grown, manufactured or produced in the 2453 post code.
For music lovers, the new year sees multi award winning singer/songwriter Craig Stewart present ‘Neil Diamond- The Man, The Music’ at the Dorrigo Memorial RSL. This is a superb 2.5-hour show combining the songs and stories of Neil Diamond with incredible imagery, numerous interviews and behind-the-scenes stories of how some of Neil’s most-loved songs came to be. The Brother Brothers play January 4th at the Dorrigo Old Gazette Theatre and are two identical twins who use minimal instrumentation, heartfelt lyricism, and harmonies so natural they seem to blend into one beautiful voice.
Golf lovers will love the chance to hit the greens and support a good cause for the Dorrigo Hospital Charity 4 Person Ambrose held Sunday, February 16. Bookings are essential and can be made at the Dorrigo post office, hospital or the Dorrigo Golf Club where the event will be held.
Whether you want to explore, shop, relax or play, Dorrigo truly has something on offer for everyone. Be sure to check out our Special Offers and take advantage of our great deals before they expire January 31st.