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Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre - Day Tours

126 Thunderbolts Way, Gloucester, New South Wales 2422, Australia
+61 2 6558 2093
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Great day tour with a very knowledgeable guide who is also a passionate conservationist

This 4wd day tour through Barrington Tops was great; informative and relaxing. Brian is a local of... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Kerrie D
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Rome, Italy
Great white water rafting action highly recommended

I'm an 11 year old kid and I was in a canoe with my 10 year old brother and even though we failed... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Anthony S
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Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre offers exciting guided adventure tours in the scenic foothills of the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops wilderness area, just over an hour northwest of Newcastle on the mid north coast of New South Wales, Australia.We’ll take you on a thrilling white water adventure by canoe or kayak, or for an adrenalin pumping mountain bike ride across our high green forests. All our adventures are easy for anyone to do and the activities are graded according to your experience and expertise. If you prefer to take a self-guided tour, we can hire you all the equipment you need for a paddle at your own pace.We are fully accredited with an enviable safety record and all our expert guides are first aid qualified. Our capable care includes quality equipment and safety gear, transport to and from the rivers and trails, meals and refreshments, plus accommodation and cosy campfires for the overnighters. Our extensive local knowledge ensures the most memorable day of wilderness fun you’ll ever experience. Ask how we can custom-design your ideal wilderness adventure.
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17 Nov 2017
“Great day tour with a very knowledgeable guide who is also a passionate conservationist”
2 Oct 2016
“Great white water rafting action highly recommended ”
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126 Thunderbolts Way, Gloucester, New South Wales 2422, Australia
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

This 4wd day tour through Barrington Tops was great; informative and relaxing. Brian is a local of many years and a passionate conservationist, which brings many insights to his knowledge of the flora, fauna and history of this unique area. The car/van was large and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I'm an 11 year old kid and I was in a canoe with my 10 year old brother and even though we failed every rapid we had loads of fun and Hadiah our instructor for the trip was awesome and when we got back,he gave...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic experience with kayaking and Absail for children at the Steps. The staff were very professional , safety consious and made it tons of fun for our kids. This was our second experience with the Barrington Outdoor Adventure group ( this time...More

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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend Barrington Outdoor Adventures highly enough. From the first call they looked after us recommending the best tour. On the day the Guide and staff were sensational making our first kayaking adventure memorable. We will be back for more. The attention to safety...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

You won't be disappointed. I'd never been kayaking & I had a ball. Tour guides were super friendly & supportive. Beautiful area. Lunch was provided & I was really impressed with it. The full day cost $160 but worth every cent. One of the best...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2016

What an awesome day! Thanks guys. Im so glad I made the effort to come. I will be back for another go

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Reviewed 12 January 2016

From the relaxed and friendly reception to the afternoon tea, the management of the day was just right. The Rapids are fun and grade 2 keep you focused.

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Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

What could have been a great experience was ruined by bad customer service. We were keen for white water rafting. Upon arriving, my friend informed the owner, Tristan, that the rest of us would be running slightly late. He informed my friend that he would...More

Thank Jennen N
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Brian K, Owner at Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2016

Thank you for your feedback, we welcome constructive criticism so we can continually improve our customer service. I’m sorry your experience with us did not meet your expectations. I was unable to reach you on your mobile phone. I tried to call you just now...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

The Barrington River is a stunning piece of NSW, Australia however this company ruins the whole experience. It's run by rude, arrogant, self centred staff who have zero idea about customer service. It's a real shame as the community is amazing in Gloucester / Barrington,...More

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Brian K, Owner at Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2015

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback. We're sorry that your paddling experience with us did not meet your expectations. The policies and procedures for our tours and for hiring our equipment are in place to protect the safety of our customers, the...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2015

My friend and I booked a self-guided tour from Rocky Crossing to the Barrington Bridge on Sunday 7th June at 9am. When we arrived at the BOAC we were advised that our paddle had been postponed to 11am because there was another couple who wanted...More

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Brian K, Owner at Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2015

Hi there, we are deeply sorry that your paddling experience with us was unsatisfactory. We appreciate your feedback and for bringing to our attention the issues that detracted from your enjoyment, and we’ve taken steps to avoid a repeat of the circumstances in the future....More

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