Welcome to Narrabri Region!
With a mix of country charm and soul, Narrabri Region is captivating, and inviting. Our way of life is simply relaxed and genuinely warm.
Covering 13,000 square-kilometres, our shire is the heart of the rich Namoi Valley in north west NSW.
Renowned for producing some of the world’s highest quality wheat, cotton, fat lambs and beef, and home to several research facilities, Narrabri Shire is truly an agricultural wonderland. All this is joined by a wealth of excellent tourist attractions sure to keep visitors entertained for days.
The Newell and Kamilaroi Highways run through Narrabri Region, bringing people from all compass points. With easy access, major attractions, top rate facilities and accommodation, many conferences and high profile performers are drawn to the area.
One glimpse of a clear night sky will leave you with no doubts as to why this region is known as “Big Sky” country.
Star-filled night’s skies have facilitated the growth of the CSIRO Australia Telescope Compact Array, whose six radio telescopes are gleaming beacons of scientific advancement. The natural wonder of Mt Kaputar National Park will keep bushwalkers entralled, or search for the Yowie in the Pilliga, the largest forest in NSW or simply view the pictureesque patchwork of seemingly endless fields of cotton and wheat are sure to impress.
Add the Pilliga hot artesian bore bath, Narrabri Fish Farm, historical museums, Yarrie Lake, craft shops, The Crossing Theatre , bird watching, fishing and just exploring our fabulous region to the mix and you’re guaranteed many fun-filled days.
Coal seam gas exploration and coal mining are also now a part of the Region’s expanding economic base. These industries have created diverse employment and ancillary business opportunities.
We hope this tourism information will add to your knowledge and enjoyment of our Region and make you feel welcome. Our Visitor Information Centre is here to help you and, with our great selection of local souvenirs, historical books and delicious regional produce, it is an essential stop on your Narrabri Region itinerary.
Yaama – Welcome to Kamilaroi Country
We acknowledge the Kamilaroi People, the traditional custodians of the Kamilaroi Nation, we acknowledge their elders past, present and future. We also acknowledge peoples from other Nations and Language groups who have now made the Narrabri Region their home.
Opening Hours: 9am–5pm weekdays and 9am–2pm weekends. Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and Public Holidays.
Address: Tibbereena Street (Newell Highway), Narrabri NSW 2390
Phone: (02) 6799 6760
Toll free: 1800 659 931
Fax: (02) 6799 6766
Email: [email protected]
A trip inside the Narrabri Shire Visitors Centre is an experience in itself. The centre is brimming with fascinating information, delicious local and regional produce, and displays that will impress and captivate you. Here you can learn about the district’s best attractions, discover local history, sit and listen to our Kamilaroi history and read about regional farming practices. The highlight is a cotton display, which boasts a genuine giant red cotton picker that guests can climb into and “operate”.
Local and regional produce includes Lindy’s Marinated Sundried Tomatoes, Gwydir Grove olives and olive oils, Nelson’s Honey, Tall Poppy Gourmet relishes and dressings, Lively Linseed mixes, Rosie’s Honey Mustard Dressing, Eden Valley Olives, The Spice Trading Company spice and dip mixes, Treasured Traditions jams, Murrungundy Pistachios and jojoba products
You will also find a fantastic selection of souvenirs to remind you of your time in the shire. From hat pins, caps, collectible spoons and stickers to thermos mugs, drink bottles, T-shirts and trendy canvas prints. We also have a stylish range of Linen Press stationery, tea towels, mugs, aprons, tote and shopper bags, double and single oven mitts, and pot holders, in botanical, maritime, blue wren, chicken and coloured themes. For the little ones, you will find a bounty of soft toys and other fun souvenirs, as well as a FREE Narrabri Region activity book that will entertain them during your journey.
The Narrabri Shire Visitor Information Centre is conveniently located on the Newell and Kamilaroi Highways in Tibbereena Street, Narrabri. The friendly and knowledgeable staff are eager to help you plan your stay in the region.