The untamed beauty of Mt Kaputar National Park, the Pilliga Artesian Bore Baths, the Pilliga Forest and the wondrous CSIRO Australia Telescope are just a few suggestions of how to spend your time in the Narrabri Shire.
Your stay can be as active or laidback as you like in this attractive country town. Set in the heart of the rich Namoi Valley, Narrabri Shire is home to 14,000 residents who enjoy shopping, good sporting facilities and a great way of life. Visitors and locals alike are faced with a wide selection of eating experiences, with many menus incorporating fine local produce such as olives and wine. Accommodation is plentiful and of excellent standard (advisable to book ahead). It includes motels, caravan parks and B&Bs, either self catering or fully pampered.
Narrabri Shire Towns
Situated on the banks of the Namoi River, Narrabri is a bustling town offering a wonderful selection of shops, restaurants, museums and attractions. Narrabri is the largest town in the Shire and is the gateway to the Mt Kaputar National Park.
Boggabri + Baan Baa
Boggabri is a historic, small country town with big community spirit offering unique lifestyle.
It is home to the Boggabri Drovers Campfire (April) and Dripping Rock. Boggabri is now home to vast reserves of coal destined for the export markets.
Cotton Capital of Australia, the oldest town in the Namoi Valley with distinctive architecture such as the Imperial Hotel and the Court House. Boutique shopping and a visit to Seplin Estate Wines or the Namoi Echo Museum.
Pilliga + Gwabegar
Gateway to the Pilliga Forest/NP Enjoy the Pilliga Bore Baths, a popular stopover for those wanting to soak in the 37-degree hot artesian springs.
Vast rich agricultural plains famous for the production of some of the best “prime hard” wheat in Australia and bird watching.
Mt Kaputar National Park + Sawn Rocks From the expansive views from the 1512m summit of Mount Kaputar to the remarkable organ pipes of Sawn Rocks, this national park is not to be missed!