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Places nearby Warrumbungle


Warrumbungle, located 5km on the Western entrance to Warrumbungle National Park on part of the scenic route from Tooraweenah to Coonabarabran.

Formerly a village, now only farming area.

Warrumbungle: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Warrumbungle National Park Discovery Program

Discover nature's classroom on Discovery Ranger guided walks, talks, and tours in the Warrumbungle National Park. Discovery Programs operate during autumn, winter and spring school holidays.

Bookings are essential for activities so contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitors Centre for further details on the number supplied or download a copy of the events program from the Warrumbungle Region's web site.

John Renshaw Parkway / Timor Road,
Warrumbungle National Park
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 3.2K from Warrumbungle

Siding Spring Observatory

Siding Spring Observatory is Australia's premier optical astronomical research facility. Located 27 kilometres west of Coonabarabran on the edge of the Warrumbungle National Park, it is home of Australia's largest optical telescopes, including the 3.9 metre Anglo Australian Telescope, the 2.3 metre Advanced Technology Telescope and the two metre Faulkes Telescope.

Visitors are encouraged to explore the Exploratory with hands on activities and information about the universe, the solar system and the research activities undertaken by astronomers at the site.

The annual Star Fest celebration at Siding Spring Observatory is held on the first weekend in October. It's your chance to explore the whole site, talk with astronomers about the universe and the research they are undertaking. You might even get a chance to take a look through a telescope yourself! More information can be found on the web site.

Observatory Road,
Off John Renshaw Parkway
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 4.1K from Warrumbungle

Warrumbungle Observatory

The 90 minute show at the Warrumbungle Observatory includes an astronomy presentation while sitting under the stars and looking through telescopes at the planets, stars and galaxies.

Learn how to navigate around the night sky, observe through up to four telescopes, including the new 20-inch telescope, and have the opportunity to take photos of astronomical objects with your SLR camera. Bookings are essential.

Timor Road,
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 15.6K from Warrumbungle

Emu Logic

Emu Logic is a working emu farm that has a farm shop that you can buy emu oil, meat, eggs and other emu products. You also have an opportunity to take a tour of the farm and meet the emus and learn about these wonderful birds.

Located just 15 minutes from the Warrumbungle National Park or Tooraweenah on the scenic road from Dubbo/Gilgandra to Coonabarabran.

Seasonal activities will impact what is included in the tour. In winter visitors get to meet the emus and maybe see the eggs hatching, but all year round there are friendly adults and growing chicks to meet.

Emu Logic,
2050 Renshaw Parkway
Tooraweenah, NSW, 2831

Located 17.3K from Warrumbungle

Warrumbungle Arts and Crafts Gallery

The Warrumbungle Arts and Crafts Gallery is an exhibition of locally produced arts and crafts. Beautiful examples of cross stitch, embroidery, patchwork, jewellery, scrapbooking, spinning and weaving are on display alongside stunning artworks - all created by talented local artists and craft ladies. Immerse yourself in all things creative at this wonderful gallery!

56b Cassilis Street
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 23.5K from Warrumbungle

Warrumbungle: Events

Crooked Mountain Concert

The Crooked Mountain Concert is back in 2016, with headline act The Pigs. Bring the family and dance the night away under the stars in Warrumbungle National Park, Australia's only Dark Sky Park.

Event Dates
      5th Nov
      7th Nov

Timor Road
Warrumbungle, NSW, 2828

Located 3.0K from Warrumbungle


During the long weekend in October, Siding Spring Observatory opens its doors to the general public. You can get up close and personal with the telescopes, instruments, astronomers and engineers at SSO. The weekend features Science in the Pub, Open Day, and the Bok Lecture.

Science in the Pub is an evening of friendly banter between world renown astronomers and scientists on topical scientific issues. The public can engage with them, ask questions and learn new and exciting facts about our universe.

The Open Day is an all access event. Activities include "mini-talks" by professionals for both adults and children, science demonstrations, displays from organisations like ANSTO, CSIRO, and Questacon, and a market featuring local produce and wares.

The Bok Lecture is a presentation by a world renown professional in the field of space science. The presentation topics can be quite diverse, from life in space to the expanding universe.

Event Dates
      1st Oct
      2nd Oct

Observatory Road
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 4.1K from Warrumbungle

Siding Spring Observatory Open Day

For one day of the year, Siding Spring Observatory opens its telescopes to the public. It's your chance to take a closer look at the operations of Australia's largest optical telescope site.

There'll be talks by world famous astronomers, talks designed for children, science displays and activities, solar observing, classic cars display, Taronga Western Plains Zoo exhibition, rockets, food and refreshments. Come along and make this a great family day out.

The Siding Spring Observatory Open Day runs from 9.30am to 4pm.

Event Dates
      1st Oct
      1st Oct

Timor Road
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 4.1K from Warrumbungle

Coonabarabran Cup

Award Winning Coonabarabran Jockey Club will be hosting their major race meeting for the year. Hundreds of people, both local and interstate, travel to be a part of this traditional event.

An eight race TAB race meeting with Fashions on the Field from Tiny Tots to Silver Selection, Full Bar and Champagne Marquee, TOTE, face painting and jumping castle for the kids, tea room, barbecue and much more. Welcome barbecue for all guests at Racecourse 3pm to 5pm Sunday. Calcutta at Coona Bowlo on Sunday night. Do not miss this iconic event.

For more information, please don't hesitate to contact them.

Event Dates
      24th Oct

Nelson Street
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 23.3K from Warrumbungle

Science in the Pub

Science in the Pub brings you an evening of good hearted banter and debate, with internationally acclaimed astronomers; Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith, Dr Elisabete Da Cunha, Angel Lopez Sanchez, and world renowned astro-photographer Dr David Malin. Hosted and compered by Professor Fred Watson.

Tickets can be purchased at Prezzies Gift Shop in Coonabarabran, or online through the website.

Edward Street,
Coonabarabran Bowling Club
Coonabarabran, NSW, 2357

Located 23.6K from Warrumbungle

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