Indulge your curiosity, seek the road less travelled and take delight in the wonders of our region.
Explore high-altitude ancient rainforests and fertile valleys rich in agriculture; embrace charming towns and welcoming smiles; discover mighty rivers, untouched waterways and breathtaking beaches.
Encompassing the Great Lakes, Manning Valley, Gloucester and Barrington Tops plateau, the region spans 10,053 kms² on the lower mid north coast of New South Wales Australia: from world heritage Barrington Tops wilderness to the glittering Pacific Ocean.
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MidCoast Council was formed by the NSW Government proclamation on 12 May 2016 through the merger of the former councils of Great Lakes, Greater Taree and Gloucester. This also included the merger of the existing tourism bodies of Great Lakes, Manning Valley and Gloucester... now known as Destination Barrington Coast.