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Warrumbungle Region


Discover the Warrumbungle Region

The Warrumbungle Region is located in Central NSW in the Heart of Country NSW. Coonabarabran is the largest of the towns in the Shire and is nestled at the base of the Warrumbungle Mountain Ranges, beneath some of the clearest night skies in Australia.
Coonabarabran is located at the crossroads of the Newell and Oxley highways about 5 ½ hours north-west of Sydney and midway between Melbourne and Brisbane. The towns of Dunedoo and Coolah and quaint villages of Baradine, Binnaway and Mendooran are also located in the Warrumbungle Shire. The region offers a warm country welcome and visitors can discover a wealth of attractions, complimented by a diverse variety of accommodation to suit every taste and budget.
To find out more about the Warrumbungle Region, including attractions, accommodation and places to eat, visit the website

Experience regional NSW

There’s plenty to do and see as you travel through the spectacular countryside of regional NSW. Beautiful national parks such as the Warrumbungles, Coolah Tops and the Pilliga provide excellent opportunities for bushwalking, camping, photography and rock climbing. Discover the numerous native animals and birds, see the stunning wildflowers in Spring, and experience the region’s impressive wine tasting areas.  As part of your cosmic experience through the Solar System, why not drop into one or more of the area’s observatories – located at Parkes, Dubbo, Gilgandra, Narrabri, and Coonabarabran Regional NSW- and see first hand what astronomy and science has to offer. For more information on attractions in the region, click on the below links.

Warrumbungle Region (Coonabarabran, Coolah, Dunedoo, Mendooran, Binnaway, Baradine)
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