Narrabri Aboriginal meaning – Forked Waters
Pronounced – Na – ra bry
Altitude: 240 m
Narrabri had the honour of being named “The Sportiest Town in Australia” (2001 – The Today Show)
Narrabri is located 500kms North North West of Sydney which is about a 6 hour drive.
Narrabri is also located 560kms South West of Brisbane also being a 6 hour drive.
Narrabri is a town with wonderful facilities and opportunities.
The Namoi River runs through the centre of town and there are many lovely places to rest on the banks of the river. There is also the Narrabri lake located on the western side of town.
Narrabri is situated at the foothills of the Nandewar ranges and is a strong agricultural area.
Some of the most productive and fertile land is located at Narrabri.
Main agricultural production is Cotton,Wheat, Sorghum,various Grains, Sheep & Cattle.
The rich, black soil of the Namoi River Valley supports a diversity of agricultural activities, but cotton is by far the district’s major industry.
Cotton, sunflower and a variety of other crops are processed at the Narrabri Cargill Oilseed crushing mill, one of the largest in the country.
Narrabri boasts a wonderful range of tourist attractions such as Mt Kaputar National Park,Sawn Rocks,Waa Gorge,The Australian Cotton Centre,CSIRO Australia Telescope,Yarrie Lake,Lynch’s Lane Wines,Seplin Estate Wines,Namoi Valley Aquafarm,Bohena Olives ,Antiques & Art,Narrabri Goal and Museum,Craft and much much more.
Narrabri is a country town that doesn’t lack much.
There is an Airport,two supermarkets,8 pubs.3 clubs, a rugby,squash.tennis and netball courts, 18 hole golf course and well mainted gardens and sporting ovals and much more.
The Crossing Theatre recently opened a 1000 seat auditorium & 2 movie Cinemas.
Narrabri Annual Events :-
Markets – 1st Saturday of Each Month
Rural Lands Protection Board Conference – 21-23rd June 2006
Keyplay – 2- 4th July 2006
Wean Picnic Races – 8th July 2006
Lee Kernaghan in Concert – 9th July 2006
La La Luna – 16-18th July 2006
Antique Machinery Day – 6th August 2006
Galloping Gully Polocrosse – 12-13th August 2006
Narrabri Polocrosse – 26-27th August 2006
Battle of the Bands – September 2006
New England North West Principles Conference -30th August – 1st Sept 2006
BEST & Chamber of Commerce Business House Awards – 22nd Spetember 2006
Narrabri Spring Festival October Long Weekend 2006
Saturday 3rd March 2007 Narrabri Rodeo
Saturday 25th March 2007 Narrabri Picnic Races
Saturday 31st March 2007 Nosh on the Namoi
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th April Narrabri Art & Craft Fair 2007
Activites and Experiences at Narrabri
- Automatic Teller Machine
- Banking Facilities
- Bottled Gas
- Licensed Club
- Service Club
- Coach Stop
- Convention Centre
- Currency Exchange
- Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
- Public Bar
- Dog Kennels/Catteries
- Mechanical Services
- Medical Facilities
- National Park
- Post Office
- Public Telephone
- Rail Terminal
- Sporting Facilities
- Swimming Pool
- Takeaway Food
- Tennis Court
- Visitor Centres
- Places of Worship
Nearest Airport: Narrabri
Accommodation In Narrabri
Discover some of the accommodation in and around Narrabri
- Aalbany Motor Inn
- Aaron Inn Motel
- Adelong Motel
- Bellview Motel
- Benbruik Bed & Breakfast
- Big Sky Caravan Park
- Club House Hotel
- Comfort Inn Mid Town
- Commercial Hotel Narrabri
- Como Cottage Bed and Breakfast
- Craigdon Guest House
- Dulcinea Holiday Retreat
- Highway Tourist Village and Caravan Park
- Idle Icres Bed & Breakfast
- Kaputar Motel
- Mt Kaputar National Park Cabins
- Namoi Hotel Motel
- Nandewar Motor Inn
- Narrabri Motel and Caravan Park
- Ninghdoo Caravan and Camping
- Orchard Guesthouse B&B
- Sherwoods Cottage Farmstay
- Southern Cross Motor Inn
- Telegraph Hotel
- Tommos Motor Lodge
- Tourist Hotel
- Warrego Rest, The
- Yera Group Experience