Armidale is a city in New South Wales found in the picturesque Northern Tablelands; known for its colonial era buildings and culture, this Australian city offers visitors a diverse holiday. In the surrounding wilderness, there are beautiful gorges, waterfalls and historical homesteads to discover. Situated halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, this interesting destination will make for a great vacation
- New England Regional Art Museum
- Dangar Falls and Gorge
- Cathedral Rock National Park
- Trek about the Mount Yarrowyck Aboriginal Rock Art site
- Shop the various major shopping centres
- Tour the Saumarez Homestead
Having the rare gift of four distinct seasons, Armidale is an Australian natural treasure whose New England nickname is well deserved. Colourful autumns, cool winters, rainy springs and warm summers are all showcased in this city. However, the temperatures don't vary much except for the winter months, and from September through April daily highs are around 68°F (20°C).
Getting There & Around
The Armidale Airport offers flights daily to and from Sydney for those wanting to visit the town. There are passenger trains on the Main North Railway as well that travel between the town and Sydney.
About the city, there are taxis and buses that run frequently between the town's centre and the University of New England. The town is small enough to trek about easily on foot or cycle, but car hire is also available for attractions located a bit farther.
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