Fun family attractions

From meeting cuddly koalas and hand-feeding joeys to horseriding and fossicking, you’ll find many fun things to do with your family in the beautiful Tamworth region, Australia's home of country music in northern NSW. Visit a wildlife park, and enjoy family festivals as well as camping, bushwalking, canoeing and fishing.

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  1. Alma Park

    Established during the 1880s, Alma Park received its name in 1893 when local school children assembled to plant one hundred trees within its grounds. The first tree was planted by Alma O'Connor, daughter of the Mayor,...

  2. Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm

    Arc-en-Ciel Trout Farm is near Nundle, nestled in the hills of Hanging Rock NSW, the perfect setting for the production of some of Australia's finest rainbow trout. With pristine conditions, spring-fed water and...

  3. Athol Gallen Park

    Athol Gallen Park is situated off Walter Rodd Street in Gunnedah, and is part of five acres of land that was donated by Athol Gallen to Gunnedah in 1970.Athol Gallen Park includes playground...

  4. Chaffey Dam

    Chaffey Dam provides valuable public recreation in an attractive setting in the Peel Valley. Water sports such as swimming, sailing, boating and fishing are popular activities on the lake. There are beautiful parks...

  5. Gunnedah Skate Park

    Gunnedah Skate Park is located on the corner of View Street and Wandobah Road and is situated in the Wandobah Reserve.The Gunnedah Skate Park is fast becoming one of the most popular venues in town...

  6. Hands of Fame Park

    The Country Music Hands of Fame Cornerstone was established in 1977 as a tribute to icons of Australian country music. Each year the hands of inductees are imprinted during the Tamworth Country...

  7. Harlow Park Horse Riding

    Harlow Park Horse Riding is located four kilometres from Uralla on the Gostwyck Road. A variety of rides are offered, from one or two hours, to two or more day camping treks. Camp beside a mountain...

  8. Koalas in Gunnedah

    Gunnedah Shire Council and Landcare Groups have encouraged and nurtured the growth of the koala colony by initiating the planting and expansion of tree corridors, which allow the koalas access in and around the town...

  9. Lake Keepit Water Park

    Lake Keepit Water Park is located in the Lake Keepit Inland Waters Holiday Park, which is situated off the Oxley Highway about 30 kilometres out of Gunnedah on the Tamworth Road.This park features...

  10. Lions Park

    Lions Park is located in Anzac Parade across from the Gunnedah Memorial Swimming Pool and the Dorothea Mackellar Statue. This park features a sheltered seating area, an enclosed playground, toilet facilities, barbecue...

  11. McAndrew Park

    McAndrew Park is along Wandobah Road and is one of the biggest parks in the Shire. It is situated along the walking track which starts at the Gunnedah Skate Park and finishes at the Gunnedah Rugby Club...

  12. Mummel Forest Road

    Whether you’re looking for a scenic drive, or heading to the park for a weekend of camping and bushwalking, Mummel Forest Road offers a great opportunity for an enjoyable nature getaway.Suitable for two...

  13. Nundle Fossicking

    60 kilometers from Tamworth's Central Business District, is the quaint and thriving little village of Nundle. This pretty town is surrounded by undulating hills and streets lined with trees. Many...

  14. Split Rock Dam

    Split Rock Dam is a wonderful destination for camping, fishing and water sports. There are picnic areas, wood barbecues, boat ramps and other amenities. Anglers report good catches of Murray cod, golden perch and...

  15. Tamworth Regional Playground

    Children of all ages will find endless enjoyment at the Tamworth Regional Playground. It has a skywalk, three giant slides, four towers, a bike track, junior and senior fitness circuits, a dual flying fox...

  16. Warrabah National Park

    At Warrabah National Park, near Tamworth and Uralla, you can enjoy camping, bushwalking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, wildlife photography, and birdwatching by Namoi River.One of the few inland river parks...

  17. Quirindi Rodeo

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2018, Quirindi

    Quirindi puts on a show at this family-friendly event featuring Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Breakaway Roping, Barrel Racing, Rope...

    Feb 2018
  18. Nundle Country Picnic

    Sunday 11 March 2018, Nundle

    Relax with family and friends at the Nundle Country Picnic in the beautiful grounds of the Nundle Woollen Mill.Enjoy a delicious two course picnic lunch featuring Nundle and the region's best produce, listen...

    11 Mar
  19. Uralla Lantern Parade

    Event dates to be confirmed: March 2018, Uralla

    Join schoolchildren, parents and community members from around Uralla Shire in the annual Uralla Lantern Parade, held each March to coincide with Earth...

    Mar 2018
  20. Great Nundle Dog Race

    Sunday 7 May 2017, Nundle

    The Great Nundle Dog Race at Nundle Recreation Ground attracts more than 1,000 people and dogs for a day of novelty dog races, high jump, doggy derby, and best dressed dog. The day culminates with the Great Nundle Dog...

    07 May

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