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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.

Popular Activities

  • Golfing
  • National Park
  • Winery

About Narrabri Area

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.

Accommodation

Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains