There is always plenty to do in the Warrumbungle Region. From hiking past craggy peaks to relaxing in local pubs in country towns, there is an activity for everyone. Do as much or as little as you like and spend days or even weeks exploring the wonders of the region. There are mountains to hike and animals and birds to uncover, stars to gaze at and fascinating history to reveal, artists to marvel at and mineral displays to admire, picturesque scenery to photograph and friendly locals to meet.


WARRUMBUNGLE NATIONAL PARK

When visiting the Warrumbungle National Park now you will see a varse difference in the formation of the mountains due to the Jan 2013 bush fires. Most walks are open as well as camping and bush walking. Please contact the WNP Visitor Centre direct for further information.

COOLAH TOPS NATIONAL PARK

Discover the magic Coolah Tops National Park has to offer…

SIDING SPRING OBSERVATORY

Australia’s largest optical astronomy research facility. There are 16 research instruments at Siding Spring including Australia's largest optical telescope, the Anglo Australian Telescope (AAT).

SCULPTURES IN THE SCRUB

Visit the latest Pilliga forest experience, discover this hidden gem.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN OUR COUNTRY TOWNS

 
COONABARABRAN The ‘Astronomy Capital of Australia’, Coonabarabran is the gateway to the Warrumbungle National Park. COOLAH Coolah is the gateway to Coolah Tops National Park, one of the best kept secrets in New South Wales. DUNEDOO Set amongst the hills and valleys striding the Talbragar River, Dunedoo is the perfect place for a relaxing stopover. MENDOORAN Settled in the 1840’s, Mendooran is the oldest town on the Castlereagh River. BARADINE 30mins north west of Coonabarabran is Baradine, gateway to the vast and intriguing forest of the Pilliga BINNAWAY Binnaway offers a pleasant countryside detour, nature trails, good value pub meals and tasty cafĂ© snacks.