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Windara Communities


Located just five kilometres west of Casino is Windara Communities. Boasting a wholesale and retail nursery, function and conference centre and a cafe and restaurant - there is something for every occasion.

Windara Communities is an Australian Disability enterprise which provides quality supported employment and training for people with a disability in the Richmond Valley.

Come along and relax in the tea gardens with some delicious morning tea, take a stroll through their luscious gardens or get lost in the maze.

Windara Centre is also open for bookings, catering for parties, weddings, conferences and group bookings.




253 Sextonville Road
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 7.7K from Dobies Bight

Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands


Come and see the native, local and migratory birds nest and make the Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands their home. The Wetlands were developed in 1988 as a bicentennial project in an aim to preserve habitat primarily for native bird species.

Take a stroll on the walking trail through the grounds and enjoy the view from the raised platforms.

Enjoy a picnic on the grounds and see the many water birds in their natural habitat.





Corner West Street and Queensland Road
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 10.9K from Dobies Bight

Casino Miniature Railway


Take a trip on a miniature steam or diesel locomotive, winding through the beautiful Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands before skirting the Casino golf course.

Whilst you enjoy your journey, take a free tour at the railway museum, indulging yourself in the history of Casino's railroading past, located at the old Casino station.

An afternoon at the mini-rail is great for children's birthday parties or a family get together!

Bring a picnic and choose a nice spot to enjoy it by the wetlands or enjoy the covered picnic tables near the North Casino Station. The wetlands are abundant with native wildlife including a pair of nesting Jabiru which comes to the area during breeding season.

Run by a voluntary charity organisation, the team at the mini-rail are passionate about Casino's rail history with all ticket sales proceeds returned to the museum and running of the mini-rail.





Corner West Street and Queensland Road
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 11.0K from Dobies Bight

Casino Golf Club


The Casino Golf Club is located in Casino, Northern NSW and boasts a picturesque 18 hole course, which some say is one of the best in the Northern Rivers. The Pro Shop can assist with all your golfing requisites from the hire of clubs, maybe a cart for a leisurely game or a lesson with the resident Professional.

Enjoy a nice relaxing drink in the air-conditioned clubhouse, where you can experience the captivating views of the course's natural beauty. Stay for dinner in the fabulous Caddy Shack Restaurant.

Great play-n-stay packages are available, these include golf and accommodation. Further details are available from the Casino Golf Club.




West Street
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 11.4K from Dobies Bight

Dobies Bight: Events

Casino Riverside Market


Event organisers are proud to host the inaugural Casino Riverside market and are planning to offer big range of arts, crafts, clothing and food under the New South Wales sun by the edge of the Richmond River.

Home to lots of market stalls selling local and imported handcrafts, food and beverage vendors and potentially also performers right near Hickey Street, the riverside will be the perfect destination to find special gifts for someone you love or just to treat yourself to a relaxing day by the river.

Markets will be held every fourth Sunday of the month starting from January 2017 from 9am to 2.30pm.


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Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 8.0K from Dobies Bight

Casino Beef Week


The Casino Beef Week Festival is an energetic and vibrant show of united community.

The festival runs for 11 days and has approximately 100 events. It is one of the region's most widely known and popular festivals with around 26,000 people converging on Casino and attending events during the week.

The distinctive difference with the Casino Beef Week is the unique focus on Australian beef industry and life on the land. On the main Saturday, the country comes to town, with cattle competitions followed by a live auction. There are rides, rodeos and many more fun events like the free Breakfast with the Butchers that draw crowds of visitors seeking a fun rural experience.

The Beef Week Festival really puts Casino and its region on show. There is so much to see and do at this unique festival that you must come along and see for yourself!


Event Dates
2017
      20th May
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Casino,
Richmond Valley
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 8.0K from Dobies Bight

Fathers Day Pig Races


Casino RSM is this years major sponsor of the fifth annual Fathers Day Pig Races and, as always, promises to be full of fun for the whole family and totally entertaining.

There will be seven big races to be run at half hourly intervals, entry is by gold coin donation.

There will be food and drinks available, a licensed bar for dad and don't forget to check out the kids playground area and the amazing maze.


Event Dates
2017
      3rd Sep


253 Sextonville Road,
Windara Function Centre
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 8.1K from Dobies Bight

Autumn Orchid Show


Come along and view the magnificent array of orchids on display from the passionate growers within the Richmond Valley at the annual Autumn Orchid Show. Held every year throughout Beef Week.

View competition orchids, and buy pot plants and other items over the three days.

Open from 9am to 4pm Thursday and Friday, and 9am to 1pm on Saturday.


Event Dates
2017
      24th May
      25th May
      26th May
      27th May


Barker Street
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 11.4K from Dobies Bight

St Mark's Anglican Church Spring Fair


Green thumbs are encouraged to bring their cut flowers to enter the competition at St Mark's Anglican Church, to be judged from 10am.

Submissions must be benched between 7.30am and 9am and no entry fee is applicable.

The official opening is between 10.30am and 11am, presentations between 12pm and 12.30pm, and morning tea and lunch will be available.

While you're there, browse an array of stalls full of plants, cooking, sweets and produce, craft, Solomon's, and jewellery.


Event Dates
2017
      17th Sep


Barker Street,
St Mark's Anglican Church
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 11.4K from Dobies Bight

Casino Spring Orchid Show


Casino and District Orchid Society are hosting their annual Spring Orchid Show in the Anglican Church Hall Casino.

Benching from 3pm to 6.30pm Wednesday 28 September and judging starts 7pm.

Open from 9am to 4pm on the 29-30 September and 9am to 1pm on Saturday 1 October.


Event Dates
2017
      30th Sep
      1st Oct


Barker Street
Casino, NSW, 2470

Located 11.5K from Dobies Bight

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