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Boasting endless horizons that stretch out above the rocky landscape of the Nandewar Ranges, Narrabri is a prosperous and lively township about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Set amongst the natural beauty of the Naomi Valley in north-west New South Wales, Narrabri is a truly magnificent example of untouched bushland and agricultural development in the perfect balance.

Narrabri is famous for its production of the highest quality wheat, cotton, lamb and beef, and is home to several research facilities.  Known as ‘Big Sky’ country, the town was significant in Australian scientific advancement, with the CSIRO telescope Compact Array now a popular tourist destination.

The town itself has a traditional feel, with its wide, tree-lined streets hosting a number of historical buildings and monuments. Gaining the title of ‘Australia’s Sportiest Town’ by Channel 7’s Today Show in 2001, Narrabri also features a number of ovals and sporting clubs, while a large number of its residents have represented their sport on a national and international level.

To satiate your hunger at the end of a long day, indulge your tastebuds at one of the many restaurants, cafes or pubs around the area. Several local famers have embraced the demand for fresh, seasonal produce and are providing local business with delicious ingredients to create the perfect dining experience during your stay.

Narrabri offers a variety of accommodation options, from modern hotels and cosy cottages to large camping grounds and quaint country pubs. There is something to suit every happy traveller during their visit to one of New South Wales’ treasured locations. 

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