Discover the Northern Rivers with National Parks

Discover the Northern Rivers with National Parks

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) annual summer Discovery Program runs from January 4-20, giving people the chance to explore some of the regions most beautiful spots and enjoy a range of adventurous activities.

Highlights include snorkelling at Cape Byron and canoeing on the Evans River, or you might like to try a bird watching walk in the Mebbin National Park, an Aboriginal cultural walk in Arakwal National Park or a bush tucker walk in Nightcap National Park.

The Discovery Program is a great way to explore our national parks in the company of an experienced ranger, said Kate Adams from NPWS. Activities are graded from easy to medium, with most being suitable for family groups.

Bookings are required for all activities. To register or find out more phone 6627 0200 or visit the website at www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au.

Starlight Wellbeing Expo

If you want to get in touch with your spiritual side or try a range of alternative therapies for the mind and body, the Starlight Wellbeing Expo in Bangalow this weekend offers a space to learn about everything from mysticism to healing.

The Expo runs from today (Thursday, January 5) until Sunday, January 8, and according to Expo director Raym you can join in talks and workshops conducted by new-age practitioners who all have amazing stories to tell.

At this our 19th event you can meet Byrons finest healers and readers and enjoy a great selection of talks and free healing sessions, all for just $10 admission, Raym said.

The Starlight Wellbeing Expo will be held in the Bangalow A&I Hall (Station Street, Bangalow) from 9.30am to 5.30pm each day.

Entry to the expo is $10/5. For the full program visit www.global-healing.com or phone 6684 3467.


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