Nature in Quirindi

Quirindi is famous for its vast fields of sunflowers that erupt in a blaze of colour from December to March. A short drive away is Quipolly Dam, a world-famous flora and fauna sanctuary where you can see bird species like the diamond firetail and the black-chinned Honeyeater.

  • Werris Creek Railway, Quirindi
  • Canola fields, Qurindi

About Quirindi

Quirindi is located about 60km southwest of Tamworth, in the heart of the Liverpool Ranges. This region is regarded as some of the richest agricultural land in Country NSW, supporting everything from olive plantations to rolling fields of sunflowers.

Explore Quirindi with a walk down the historic main street; the footpath has been stamped with Liverpool Plains' cattle brandings from the past century. Drop into the Quirindi Rural Heritage Village and Miniature Railway for a primer on the area’s rich history, and on the fourth Sunday of the month, you can take a scenic road trip on the HO gauge model railway.

The Rail Journeys Museum, Quirindi

Pop in to Bob’s Shed, where for $6 per person, you can experience the ‘General Store’ of days gone by. And if you’re visiting in September, don't miss the Quirindi Spring Show. For 360 degree views over the Tamworth region, make your way to Who’d a Thought It Lookout with spectacular views of the Great Dividing Range.

Discover more of the Tamworth area by joining a tour, or drop into Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre for more ideas, or take a road trip to Quirindi. Check the events calendar before you leave to see what's happening during your visit.

Fly into Tamworth Airport

Tamworth Airport is 10km from Tamworth’s town centre. Use the taxi services to make the short trip east. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

QantasLink and Virgin Australia operate direct flights daily to and from Sydney. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney to travel into Tamworth.

  1. Bob's Shed

    Take a stroll down Memory Lane in Bob's Shed where you can find an old time General Store stocked with authentic 40s and 50s items, admire the collection of historic pub items in the Railway Hotel and visit Peter...

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