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Explore all there is to see and do in the Coonamble Shire! Surrounded by the Macquarie Marshes, the Warrumbungle National Park, and the Pilliga State Forest there are limitless opportunities for exploring the region's natural wonders! 

Renowned for it's diversified agricultural industries, including broadacre cropping, and large cattle and sheep production the Coonamble Shire is one of the most productive agricultural regions in Western NSW.  

Part of the 'Great Inland Way' Coonamble is situated on the 'underground' Castlereagh River in North-West NSW, approximately 6.5 hours drive from Sydney.

Local Attractions

Nickname Hall of Fame

Famous local characters have been immortalised in caricature and adorn the walls of the main street. Discover how locals like 'Fluffy' got their nicknames!

Click here to view the Nickname Hall Of Fame flyer

Museum Under the Bridge

Step back in time and discover the Museum Under the Bridge, historically used as a police barracks it's complete with stables, courtroom and a witness box!


Take time out for a leisurely stroll or some high intensity exercise using the exercise stations along the town's Riverwalk!


 Above: Coonamble Rodeo and Campdraft in action

Major Events

Coonamble Annual Rodeo and Campdraft - June Long Weekend

Saddle up for the biggest combined rodeo and campdraft in the Southern Hemisphere! The three day event includes food stalls, trade exhibitions, entertainment and a quilting exhibition!

Coonamble Greyhound Festival - October Long Weekend 

Drawing competitors state wide the Coonamble Greyhound Festival is one of the biggest calendar events in Greyhound Racing.

Coonamble Gold Cup Races - October 

As one of Coonamble's biggest social events of the year you can expect fun, fillies, fashion and lots more!

Above: The Commercial Hotel, one of Coonamble's heritage buildings, lit up at night