Welcome to the Warrumbungle Region

Visit the charming country towns of the Warrumbungle Region

Warrumbungle Region offers a place to relax in unspoilt beauty, where you can discover hidden treasures and unwind in peaceful country towns. Visit the lovely towns of COONABARABRAN, COOLAH, DUNEDOO, MENDOORAN, BARADINE and BINNAWAY and experience the magic of it all.

Bushwalk and camp amongst spectacular scenery in Warrumbungle National Park, discover giant grass trees in Coolah Tops National Park, and marvel at rare birds and wildlife in the Pilliga Forest.

Visit Australia's largest optical astronomy research facility, Siding Spring Observatory. Gaze through telescopes at our stunning starry night skies, admire mineral and fossil displays, watch artists at work and meet the friendly locals. 

Located in Central NSW, Warrumbungle Region is 5-6 hours drive from Sydney, half way between Melbourne and Brisbane, and within 2 hours drive of the regional cities of Dubbo and Tamworth.

Statistics for Warrumbungle Region

Urban Population  Coonabarabran 3174, Baradine 762, Binnaway 777, Coolah 1278, Dunedoo 1253, Mendooran 450.

Area of the Warrumbungle Shire is 12 380 km sq,

Temperatures average Summer min +13 deg C, max +30 deg C, Winter min +1 deg C, max 17 deg C.

Elevation  Coonabarabran 500m, Baradine 300m, Binnaway 400m, Coolah 480m, Dunedoo 380m, Mendooran 360m

Do you want to spend time as a Volunteer helping others enjoy themselves visiting the Warrumbungle Region? 

Become a Volunteer Tourism Officer at the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre.

Call into the Coona VIC today and have a talk with the friendly staff or call them on 1800 242 881 to enquire about this great opportunity to promote your local town.

VIC Volunteer Application Package 

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Related links

Tourism NSW


Warrumbungle National Park

Warrumbungle Shire Council

Newell Highway

Siding Spring Observatory

NSW Department of Lands

The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre

Warrumbungle Region Visitor Information Facebook

Coolah NSW

Dunedoo NSW