Narrabri Area, NSW
There are many good reasons to visit Narrabri Shire, heart of Australia’s Cotton Country. Situated 560 kilometres north west of Sydney, Narrabri Shire is 13,000 square kilometres provides a wonderful mix of exciting places to visit, country hospitality and great restaurants and shopping.
Standing sentinel over the Shire is Mt Kaputar National Park. A feast of bushwalking, camping, magnificent views and native plants and animals await those who visit this ecological island. From the 1511 metre summit there are 360-degree views encompassing one tenth of NSW. The park also features Sawn Rocks, a 40-metre high basalt formation resembling a series of giant organ pipes.
Narrabri is home to The Australian Cotton Centre with interactive exhibits give a fascinating insight into Australia’s cotton industry, from field to fabric.
Tours of the cotton fields are available by booking through The Australian Cotton Centre from April – June each year.
The CSIRO Australia Telescope is found just west of Narrabri. Six giant dishes scan the outer reaches of distant space, searching for the secrets of the Universe. A Visitors Centre is open daily.
Wineries, Artesian spa baths (Located at Burren Junction and Pilliga), an Historic Wine Shanty and an old Gaol Heritage Centre can also be visited(Saturday or by Appointment). For the adventurous, group night tours of the Old Gaol are a popular pastime.
Visit our local Antiques and Art, Craft Shops (Narrabri & Wee Waa) and Terrific Shopping located in our major townships of Narrabri, Wee Waa and Boggabri.
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About Narrabri Area
- State: New South Wales