Arts, culture and heritage in Bingara
Bingara is situated on the beautiful Gwydir River in the Gwydir River Valley and is home to the 1930s Art Deco Roxy Theatre and the refurbished Roxy (Greek) Cafe. This historic former goldmining town is popular today with anglers and fossickers.
Bingara is situated along the Fossickers Way, a touring route by the Gwydir River that's a relaxing alternative to the New England or Newell highways. The town offers plenty of things to see and do, including birdwatching, horseriding, bushwalking and fossicking for gold, garnets, agates, quartz and petrified wood, as well as pretty picnic spots along the Gwydir River.
Bingara is also known as the inland fishing capital of Australia, and you can camp right next to the beautiful river. Elsewhere in the Glen Innes and Inverell area are plenty more camping opportunities, and a long list of other accommodation options, too.
Once you're settled in, have a look at the area's arts and culture attractions, which showcase the local community's keen interest in crafts and regional creativity.
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Fishing on the Gwydir River. Image Paul Foley
Welcome sign to Bingara. Image Paul Foley
The historic Roxy Theatre in Bingara. Image Paul Foley