The Wellington Caves
Visit the Wellington Caves to admire the huge stalagmite in Cathedral Cave, once thought to be the largest in the world. Don't miss the unusual and beautiful cave coral in Gaden Cave.
Wellington is a popular stopover on the Mitchell Highway as you head west to Dubbo. Many 19th-century buildings survive today; it's best to see them on a historical town walk that takes in art galleries and the Oxley Museum. Stop for a drink at the Lion of Waterloo Tavern, built in 1841 and one of the original hotels in the area.
A short drive from Wellington is one of Dubbo area's most popular attractions â Wellington Caves, which you can tour. Close by in this part of Country NSW are botanic gardens, wineries and Lake Burrendong State Park.
Look out for emus at the Burrendong Arboretum, a large botanic garden that has 2,000 species of Australian trees and wildflowers. Other natural highlights include the peaks, views and birdlife at Mount Arthur Reserve; pretty Cameron Park in the city centre, with its sunken garden, rose beds and lily pond; and the manicured serenity of Wellington Osawano Japanese Gardens.
Saturday 22 March to
Sunday 23 March 2014
Wellington Boot Carnival
The Wellington Boot Racing Carnival
Friday 18 April to
Sunday 20 April
Lake Burrendong Fishing Classic
The Lake Burrendong Fishing Classic
Saturday 19 April to
Saturday 19 April
The Man From Ironbark Festival
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Fern Gully at Lake Burrendong Arboretum. Image Wellington Tourism
The Cathedral Caves in Wellington. Image Gecko Photographics
Lake Burrendong, near Wellington. Image Wellington Tourism