Strategically located on the Newell Highway, Jerilderie is just over 3 ½ hours from Melbourne. Break a long journey to relax and soak up some unique Australian history and experience the country lifestyle.
Warrumbungle Shire straddles the Newell and is a place of many contrasts with great ways to fill your days… and nights. Coonabarabran is the Astronomy Capital of Australia and hosts Australia’s largest optical astronomy research facility, Siding Spring Observatory.
A popular midbreak on the Newell Highway, Forbes is nestled on the Lachlan River in the heart of the luscious Lachlan Valley. The historic town is celebrated for its magnificent heritage buildings, beautiful natural environment and distinctive local attractions.
Located at the junction of the Newell and Mid Western Highways and Goldfield Way, West Wyalong is the perfect stop on your journey – so why not have a rest and explore the fabulous features of the area.
Tocumwal is a thriving small rural town situated on the Murray River. With approximately 24 sandy beaches on the river, these are popular camping spots for travellers and holiday makers, who come here to go bushwalking, fishing, bird watching, boating and swimming.
Located in the heart of NSW, halfway between Melbourne and Brisbane, Dubbo makes an ideal interstate breather. Relax on the lush banks of the majestic Macquarie River, enjoy that novel on-the-go or simply watch a stunning country sunset.
Located at the southern end of the Newell Highway, Greater Shepparton is a fantastic place to stop and stay a while. With magnificent food and wine, beautiful countryside and waterways, the area has glorious weather and plenty of activities for everyone.
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.