Country New South Wales.
Visit NSW Country
Visit NSW Country, a wonderland of historic towns, national parks and icons of Australian heritage.
South of the Queensland border you’ll find Australia’s country music capital of Tamworth and Moree’s natural artesian spas. See the volcanic spires of Warrumbungle National Park & the World Heritage-listed national parks of Glen Innes. West to the outback, climb the red dunes of the prehistoric Perry Sandhills and explore the wineries and citrus orchards of Griffith. To the south, chug down the Murray River in a paddlesteamer from twin towns on the Victorian border – Echuca-Moama and Albury-Wodonga. Drive the Poacher’s Trail through the Yass Valley and check out captivating art galleries in Wagga Wagga.
This vast region of NSW has plenty of exciting holiday choices for all ages. Some of Australia’s oldest country towns are here, offering a taste of pioneering history that can include a trip on a paddle steamer, uncovering 19th century colonial architecture and tasting wines made from some of the first grapes ever planted in Australia.
There are many fine regional art galleries such as the Western Plains Cultural Centre at Dubbo.
Regional museums are well worth a visit to learn about cultural or natural heritage such as Griffith’s Italian Museum and Shear Outback in Hay.
When you visit NSW, ensure you take in natural attractions such as the Warrumbungle National Park offer world-class walks; the highest waterfall in Australia is the Wollomombi Falls in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park.
The country national parks are where you will find many of Australia’s unique fauna.