Wingham

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Nature in Wingham

A short stroll from the centre of Wingham is Wingham Brush Nature Reserve. Here you'll see a major colony of grey-headed flying foxes hanging head-down in the canopies of 1000-year-old Moreton Bay and strangler figs.

  • Wingham Brush Nature Reserve
  • Fishing at sunset at Manning Point, North Coast

About Wingham

Just a short drive inland from Taree, Wingham is a lovely historic timber town on the Manning River. It has an English-style village green surrounded by National Trust-listed Federation buildings. The countryside around Wingham is simply beautiful, with rich farmland amidst rolling green hills.

You'll enjoy a taste of the good life at comfortable guesthouses, cafes and shops selling fresh, local produce. There are several artists' retreats nearby and access to the delights of the Manning Valley such as Ellenborough Falls, and the quaint villages of Elands and Comboyne. Don't miss Wingham Brush Nature Reserve, home to a colony of endangered flying foxes.

Fly into Taree Airport

Taree Airport is 5 km from Taree’s town centre. Use the taxi services to make the short trip northeast. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the regions of Manning Valley and the Great Lakes at your own pace.

Regional Express services the airport with direct flights to and from Sydney and Newcastle. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney to travel into Taree.

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