With beautiful natural assets, loads of sport and recreation options and quaint townships with cafes, gift, craft and antique shops, the Pyrenees offers a wide range of things to see and do.
The Mount Buangor State Park and Mount Cole and Pyrenees State Forests provide adventurers with the space and terrain they need for hiking, mountain bike and dirt bike riding, four wheel driving, hang gliding and geo-caching. Travel on remote bush tracks to discover rugged landscapes, temperate rainforests, breathtaking views and waterfalls.
Picnic grounds along the picturesque Avoca River and on Beaufort Lake afford lovely views while you eat and relax.
You’ll find a number of studios and galleries dotted around the region where local artists create their work. At many of the studios you will have the opportunity to meet the artists and take home a uniquely created souvenir.
The towns of Avoca and Beaufort boast a surprising range of Shopping experiences. Avoca is home to a broad range of giftware and collectables, from intriguing cafes housing collectables, glassware and retro furniture through to high end imported antiques and decorative pieces. Beaufort has long been renowned for quality second-hand, collectable goods and antiques, you can easily lose a few hours browsing for your next bargain or treasured showpiece.