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Central NSW Attractions

A visit to Bathurst is hardly complete without a visit to Mount Panorama. Bathurst is the capital of Australian Touring Car Racing. It is the home of the Bathurst 1000 motor race, held each October...
To take a step back in time, head to the underground limestone wonderland of Wellington Caves. A short drive from Dubbo, Wellington Caves - also grounds to the Old Phosphate Mine - is an ideal fami...
Modelled upon the Imperial Gardens in Kyoto Japan, the Cowra Japanese Garden is the larges in the Southern Hemisphere, at 4.8 hectares. Tranquil and relaxing, the Garden features a myriad of plant...
The largest privately owned gold rush collection in Australia, History Hill is dedicated to the land, time and people of Australia's gold rush era. A hands on approach to getting inside the world o...
Making an international name for itself as one of Australia's most prominent food and wine regions, Central NSW is a must for the global gourmands and careful connoisseurs. Perhaps the best known a...
Covering more than 19 651 hectares, the Warrumbungles are one of the state’s most popular national parks. The Warrumbungles are a group of eroded volcanic cores and dykes, forming a landscape of sh...
An icon of Australian science, the CSIRO Observatory is home to the 64 metre Parkes Radio Telescope, operating since 1961. Utilized by astronomers from across Australia and around the world, the Pa...
Listed as one of the top Heritage sites in New South Wales is the Cowra Prisoner of War Camp Site, where 4,000 Axis military personnel and civilians were held during the Second World War. The Cowra...
With more than 300 hectares of bushland, Western Plains Zoo is home to over 1500 animals from around the world. It is widely recognised as Australia’s greatest open range zoo, successfully playing ...
For an experience of a different kind discover space and learn about astronomy at any of the six observatories in the region - Siding Springs and Skywatch near Coonabarabran, Darby Falls near Cowra...
Beautiful landscaped gardens. The gallery is housed in a log cabin and has regular exhibits from some of Australia's finest painters.
Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre offers visitors to the area information on the Warrumbungle Region. This region offers visitors a place to relax in unspoilt beauty, where you can discover ...
Offers visitors an enchanting picnic area. Norfolk Falls plunge 43 metres into a crystal-clear pool and are spanned by rainbows during summer. Bald Hill Creek Falls are smaller but the vertical col...
Best time to visit is May when picking takes place.
is held every Easter at Tuena, an old mining centre 27km south of the caves reserve.
Has a catchment area of 228 sq km. It was the first of its kind in Australia with a double parabolic curvature concrete arch dam.
Offers trout fishing, water sports, fine scenic views and a deer park.