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Ulamambri is a small locality about 13 kilometres east of Coonabarabran in Central West New South Wales.

Ulamambri: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Australian Museum Diprotodon Exhibition

The Australian Museum Diprotodon Exhibition is housed at the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre, on the Newell Highway, at the southern end of town.

The exhibition displays the skeleton and skull of a Diprotodon, the largest marsupial ever to have lived. It is often likened to a giant sized wombat. The remains of the Diprotodon were found in the creek bed of Cox's Creek near Tambar Springs in 1979. The exhibition also provides information on other mega fauna that were believed to have existed at around the same time.

Free guided tours of the display are available for groups with advance notice. Please call the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre for more information.

There is also an area located in the Museum which shows art work from local artists, as well as an Aboriginal Keeping Place.

Coonabarabran Visitor Centre,
Newell Highway
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.6K from Ulamambri

Woodpecker Gun

The Woodpecker Gun is a War Memorial to those who served in the Second World War. The Japanese Machine Gun, which is at the front of the Memorial Swimming Pool, adjacent to the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre, was captured on August 3, 1945 during combat in New Guinea and is a free attraction to visit.

There is an information board at the gun site with details of the capture and a listing of the Coonabarabran men and women who served in World War Two and the Vietnam War.

After visiting this attraction, walk just 200 metres south to visit the Coonabarabran Visitor Centre where you can collect information on other attractions throughout the Warrumbungle Region. This is a 24 hour viewing place.

John Street,
Corner of Edward Street
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.7K from Ulamambri

Worlds Largest Virtual Solar System Drive

Launch into Coonabarabran, Central NSW, on the Worlds Largest Virtual Solar System Drive and explore the planets as it you were hurtling through space. Journey through the Solar System and picturesque countryside on one or all of the five drives that lead to Australia's largest optical astronomy centre, Siding Spring Observatory which is one of the country's largest centre for optical astronomy research and learn, fascinating facts about the universe along the way.

The colourful three-dimensional planets on the billboards are scaled in size relative to the huge observatory dome and the location of the billboards are scaled in distance, just as you'd find the planets in outer space - only 38 million times smaller!

The Worlds Largest Virtual Solar System Drive is a daytime experience. Visitors are encouraged to stop at each planet in a safe manner, taking care when pulling off and back onto the roadway.

Newell Highway
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.8K from Ulamambri

Coona Astro Ventures

Coona Astro Ventures sessions is facilitated by a qualified, local, University of Southern Queensland astronomer. Shows are held in a central town location, no travel necessary. Family friendly show providing a hands-on telescope experience. Daytime solar viewing available on request. Be sure to dress in warm clothing as the nights are cold.

Bookings essential noting that all viewing is weather dependant and pricing will vary according to numbers and distance

John Street
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.9K from Ulamambri

Ulamambri: Events

The Bok Lecture

The annual Bok Lecture is a not to be missed event.

Tickets are free but you must register on the StarFest web site. Seats are limited so be early to avoid disappointment.

Event Dates
      30th Sep

Edwards Street
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 9.1K from Ulamambri

Coonabarabran Agricultural Show

Features of this year's Coonabarabran Agricultural Show include workshops, dog shows, rodeo, an art exhibition, Wood Chop Competition, the Team Penning Competition, fireworks display, animal nursery, plus an amazing array of other exhibits.

Find the 'Coonabarabran Show' Facebook Page to see and hear about all the events and features in the lead up to the show.

Pre event membership fees also available at the Rotary Bookshop in Dalgarno Street.

Event Dates
      8th Mar
      9th Mar
      10th Mar

Newell Highway,
Coonabarabran Showground
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.6K from Ulamambri

Bunny Bazaar

Held every year on Easter Saturday, the Bunny Bazaar is a morning of fun and entertainment for the whole family. The main street is closed to traffic from 8am to 1pm and locals and visitors alike can meander the street, enjoying the many street stalls, musical entertainment and great shopping specials. There's a jumping castle for the kid's entertainment and plenty of food stalls to tempt the tastebuds.

Event Dates
      31st Mar

John Street
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.9K from Ulamambri

Ulamambri: Travel Tips

Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre

Call into the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre for helpful advice on local attractions, national parks, accommodation, eating out options, and events information. There are maps, guide books, souvenirs and gifts available for purchase. The Visitor Centre is located only a short walk from Coonabarabran central business district and there is plenty of parking for caravans and motorhomes.

While there, take a look at the museum which houses the Diprotodon, Art Gallery and the Aboriginal Keeping Place. Also available are talks on the Diprotodon for school groups and all other groups. Bookings essential.

Newell Highway
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 11.6K from Ulamambri

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