Explore Walcha: A Self-Guided Heritage Audio Tour

Walcha, NSW, Australia
Est. 2.3km / 1 hr 12 mins / Map

Welcome to Walcha, settled in the early 1800's and claiming to be New England's first and oldest town, Walcha is a charming rural town nestled on the eastern slopes of the Great Dividing Range.

Explore Walcha: A Self-Guided Heritage Audio Tour - Cya On The Road

The area's first European settler, Hamilton Sempill, camped at a spot he called "Wolka Run". The word "Wolka" probably means sun, deep water and water in the language of the local First Nations people.

With its dramatic mountains, lush valleys and protected national parks, Walcha is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Let's take a journey through its rich history, natural beauty and vibrant community. So grab your audio guide, put on your walking shoes and let Walcha's history and natural wonders unfold around you.

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