Warrumbungle Area attractions

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  1. Breadknife and Grand High Tops Walk

    This iconic Warrumbungle National Park walk is famous for its wildlife and vistas of rugged volcanic landscape. Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk is the jewel in the glistening crown and is must do for bush walkers who love a challenge wi…

  2. Belougery Split Rock Walking Track

    One for experienced bushwalkers and the older kids, Belougery Split Rock walking track is a moderate challenge with a big reward at the end. Climbing up and around one of Warrumbungle National Park’s most distinctive peaks, an ancient lava …

  3. Pilliga Pottery

    Pilliga Pottery makes unique earthenware items from local clays. Artist Julie engraves beautiful designs taken from nature and mythology onto the hand thrown items that Johannes creates. You can drop in and see them at work seven days a we…

  4. Crystal Kingdom

    Crystal Kingdom is the home of one of the world's most unique mineral collections, the "Minerals of the Warrumbungles". See the world's rarest and most colourful Zeolite Crystals and learn about how the Coonabarabran area was once home …

  5. King Togees Grave

    If you have a keen interest in Aboriginal history, the grave of King Togee is to be found 29 kilometres west of Coolah on the left-hand side of the Neilrex Road, just past the 'Langdon' homestead. There is a weather-worn sandstone headsto…

  6. Peppermint Tree Cottage Crafts

    Peppermint Tree Cottage Crafts is nestled in the main street of Binnaway. Take time to explore this charming craft shop and book exchange. Here you will find an interesting range of homemade local arts and crafts including hand knitted jump…

  7. Coona Astro Ventures

    Coona Astro Ventures sessions is facilitated by a qualified, local, University of Southern Queensland astronomer. Shows are held in a central town location, no travel necessary. Family friendly show providing a hands-on telescope experience…

  8. Black Stump Rest Area

    Coolah is one of several towns to claim bragging rights as the home of the legendary Black Stump. It was here that the colloquial saying ‘Beyond the Black Stump’, meaning ‘beyond the limits of civilisation,’ is said to have originated. Su…

  9. Woodpecker Gun

    The Woodpecker Gun is a War Memorial to those who served in the Second World War. The Japanese Machine Gun, which is at the front of the Memorial Swimming Pool, adjacent to the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre, was captured on Augus…

  10. Siding Spring Observatory

    Siding Spring Observatory is Australia's premier optical astronomical research facility. Located 27 kilometres west of Coonabarabran on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park, it is home of Australia's largest optical telescopes, includ…

  11. Sandstone Caves Walking Track

    Walk in the footsteps of the Gamilaroi people along the short Sandstone Caves walking track in Pilliga Nature Reserve. You’ll pass through scenic forest to the impressive sandstone hills, with some containing ancient Aboriginal rock engravi…

  12. Pilliga National Park

    Pilliga Forest is an iconic Australian landscape offering rugged beauty on a grand scale. Explore the trail network by car or on foot, take a guided tour and camp out. One of the iconic landscapes of inland Australia, Pilliga Forest (or som…

  13. Canyon Picnic Area

    Canyon picnic area is a great spot for a family picnic or barbecue, and you can either lay out your picnic blanket and relax on the grass, or take advantage of one of the picnic tables. The picnic area is accessible to everyone, including c…

  14. Coolah Crafts

    You can take a stroll through a unique and exquisite craft shop at Coolah Crafts where you will find a large variety of locally made country hand-crafts including woodwork and ceramics. You will also find patchwork and jewellery designed by…

  15. Museum Under the Bridge

    The Museum Under the Bridge is the former police station built in 1886 and has been converted to the Coonamble Historical Museum. The museum displays artefacts, photographs, implements and household utensils used in Coonamble's early hi…

  16. Pandora Gallery

    The Pandora Gallery provides regional artists with the opportunity to exhibit in a regional town located along the Black Stump Way in Central West New South Wales. Pandora Gallery is situated in the Art-deco style of the 1930s, where renova…

  17. Pave the Way to Gular Street Art

    Ten renowned artists throughout Australia visited Gulargambone to create the wildest of make overs. Twelve buildings, one water tower and two footpaths were chosen for wonderful murals including 3D interactive artworks. There was also a co…

  18. Macquarie Marshes Nature Reserve

    The Macquarie Marshes are one of the largest remaining inland semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia and are of international importance. The nature reserve samples all the habitat types present in the Marshes and is a major wat…