Warren is vibrant, natural and beautiful – the ideal mix for avid bird watchers, fanatical fishermen or anyone who simply wants to escape and unwind.
Discover a part of inland NSW rich in agriculture, natural landscapes and indigenous history.
Be serenaded by superb birdlife when you discover Warren’s scenic waterways. Located on the outskirts of Warren is Tiger Bay Wetlands, a natural overflow of the Macquarie River system that is home to a plethora of bird species and stunning aquatic flora.
Or head further afield to the Macquarie Marshes, one of the largest semi-permanent wetlands in south-eastern Australia, supporting over 200 bird species.
WINDOW ON THE WETLANDS
Visit the education, recreation and cultural centre – headquarters of Macquarie Valley Trails. Relax in the 120 year-old restored church over a coffee, before taking in the more than 50 information panels and strolling around the nearby walking trails with bird hides.
Set your watch to a slower pace and throw a line in at one of the local fishing spots all located within a stone’s throw of Warren.
Once you’ve tried your luck on the Macquarie, head to one of the nearby watering holes for an icy cold beer and a subtle brag with the locals about your catch of the day or the one that got away.
PARKS AND GARDENS
Pack a basket filled with fresh delights, mix it with our stunning weather and add in a picturesque park for the perfect country picnic. Take your pick from one of five parks and gardens located on the banks of the Macquarie River.
For something truly special, stop by Macquarie Park and visit the nearly 1,000 year old River Red Gum Tree.
Roll the windows down and breathe the fresh country air as you make the 6.25 hour drive from Sydney to Warren. Alternatively hop a flight from Sydney to land at Dubbo within the hour, before relaxing on board the daily NSW Trainlink bus service to Nevertire and Warren.
Warren provides the comfort of knowing that after a long day on the road there is a hearty meal waiting for you! If you’re after a great country style meal, head for the cheery atmosphere of one of the local pubs.
For tasty Chinese cuisine, a delicious burger or coffee and cake, visit one of the cafes or clubs dotted across town.
In Warren you can be sure to sink into a comfy bed before waking refreshed and ready to take on your next great big adventure. Take your pick from motels, hotels, caravan parks, camping grounds and free parking for self-contained motor homes, campervans and caravans.
POPULATION - 2,921
TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS - The Wayilwan of the Wayilwan Nation
ESTABLISHED - Warren was established as a town in 1861