Nature in Gunnedah
This bustling town is the self-proclaimed koala capital of the world. Go koala- spotting around the town -just ask at the visitors centre for some pointers.
Situated amid the fertile black soil plains of the Namoi Valley, Gunnedah is 440 km north-west of Sydney. The region's beauty is said to have inspired much of Dorothea Mackellar's poetry. The district has a booming wheat and cattle industry; a large wild koala population ha sled the town being known as the koala capital of the world.
There are several options for exploring Gunnedah's key attractions. Drive the Lions Town Tour, a self-guided, 45-minute tour of the town's points of interest or step out on the Bindea Walking Track. The Breaker Morant Drive tells the story of the famous character who worked here during the 1890s.
Before you travel, find out about road conditions that may be affected by local flooding in this area.