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2.7km (one way) - 1.5 hour - Easy difficulty
If you love scenic views and wildlife, the easy Oxley walking track traces the northern rim of the Apsley gorge. With waterfall views from every angle, it makes a perfect day outing or a great spot for a break on a road trip. You'll wander through cliff top woodlands of snow gums and New England stringybark before crossing the... view details
If you enjoy some hands-on history, then try a visit to Youdales Hut and Stockyards historic site. You'll be transported to an era when early graziers and farm hands tried to tame this wild and rugged landscape deep in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park.
Stepping inside this slab-sided mustering hut, you might sense what life was like for the early settlers in this remote... view details
The First and Second Fleet Memorial is the only garden memorial to the First and Second Fleets. Carved by stone mason, Ray Collins, the names of all those who came out to Australia on the eleven ships in 1788 are found on tablets along the garden pathway. The stories of those who arrived on the ships, their life, and first encounters with the Australian country are presented... view details
Split Rock Dam (named for a fissure in a great rock near the dam site itself) is a major local irrigation reservoir and water recreation resource.
At Split Rock Dam facilities are available for angling, camping, boating and water sports. Anglers have reported good catches of most inland fish. Fish species include Golden Perch, Black Bream, Jew Fish and the prized Murray... view details
Inspired by the Gunnedah's iconic landmarks and local heroes - travel the Poets Drive and explore the essence of bush life and the challenges and adventures of rural Australia.
Spot the 17 poems mounted on plaques at various locations around town and take time to stop and read each poem.
Be sure to stop off at the 'Lyrical Loos' at Wolseley Park, the... view details
Gunnedah Shire Council and Landcare Groups have encouraged and nurtured the growth of the koala colony by initiating the planting and expansion of tree corridors, which allow the koalas access in and around the town district.
Due to the abundant variety of favoured eucalyptus and freedom from disease, Gunnedah's koala population is increasing, and the locals and visitors... view details
2km (one way) - 1 hour - Medium difficulty
For sensational gorge views and fantastic river fishing, Slippery Rock walking track is a great introduction to the dramatic landscape of Kwiambal National Park. About an hour's drive from Inverell, it offers great birdwatching and abundant wildlife. It's an ideal nature escape for independent travellers and adventurous... view details
Take a walk down memory lane with a guided Heritage and Art Deco Walk around Moree's central business district area.
This journey will explore the exquisite Art Deco architecture. Dating back to the period between 1920 and 1939, Art Deco utilises a combination of modern art movements and design principles as well as ideas from ancient geometric design styles. This tour... view details
The Narrabri Craft Shop, is operated by the Narrabri Art and Craft Society. The building was built in 1887 and is one of Narrabri's earliest buildings. Today it houses a wide range of exquisite hand made crafts. Interesting and sometimes unusual monthly exhibitions are a feature of the gallery. Also on display are the workshop kilns and needlework displays. Don't... view details
Deriah Aboriginal Information Bay is a great introduction to the unique Deriah Aboriginal Area, near Narrabri in north-west NSW. It highlights the natural, cultural and historic heritage of this fascinating region and its importance to the Gamilaraay People. With wheelchair access and seating, it's ideally-suited for school groups, school excursions and cultural... view details