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Narrabri, NSW

Narrabri Aboriginal meaning – Forked Waters
Pronounced – Na – ra bry
Altitude: 240 m


Narrabri had the honour of being named “The Sportiest Town in Australia”. Narrabri is located 500kms North North West of Sydney which is about a 6 hour drive and 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, 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 – June
Keyplay – July
Wean Picnic Races – July
La La Luna – 16-18th July 2006
Antique Machinery Day – August
Galloping Gully Polocrosse – August
Narrabri Polocrosse – August
Battle of the Bands – September
New England North West Principles Conference – Sept
BEST & Chamber of Commerce Business House Awards – Spetember
Narrabri Spring Festival October Long Weekend

Narrabri Rodeo – March
Narrabri Picnic Races – March
Nosh on the Namoi – March
Narrabri Art & Craft Fair – April

Nearest Airport: Narrabri

Narrabri Map

Popular Activities

  • Golfing
  • National Park
  • Winery

About Narrabri

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Narrabri Postcode: 2390
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Country NSW
  • Latitude: -30.32484
  • Longitude: 149.78283
  • Elevation: 215m
  • Population: 7606
  • Median Income: $34268
  • Area (Sq/km): 1293.985
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Narrabri

Discover some of the tours options around Narrabri

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.


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