Gunnedah - NSW RVFT
Gunnedah is located on the Oxley and Kamilaroi Highways in north-eastern New South Wales 475 kilometres from Sydney and 75 kilometres from the nearest regional centre Tamworth. The town is served by the daily Countrylink Xplorer service between Sydney and Moree. Situated on a sloping ridge above the Namoi and Mooki Rivers Gunnedah is in the heart of the wheat belt and possesses the largest beef cattle selling centre in New South Wales. The wheat grain silos loom over the town with wool pigs poultry sheep lucerne barley cotton oilseeds and sorghum being other primary industries. Gunnedah sits upon one of New South Wales largest coal seams. The town also has a major abattoir brickworks livestock feed companies a flour mill and saw mill.
Gunnedah is the Koala Capital of the World blessed with one of the largest and healthiest koala populations west of the Great Divide. Wild koalas are often seen sauntering from tree to tree or even crossing the main street! A visit to the Waterways Wildlife Park allows visitors an even closer encounter with koalas and other iconic Australian wildlife.
Gunnedahs agricultural foundation is reinforced each August when 100000 visitors flock to the town for Ag-Quip the largest agricultural field days in the southern hemisphere while the districts rich rural heritage is preserved in the vast collection of equipment at the Rural Museum. This beauty of a land of sweeping plains inspired Gunnedahs favourite visitor Dorothea Mackellar in much of her poetry and prose.
Visitors to Gunnedah are always pleasantly surprised with the diversity of attractions and events including Lake Keepit State Park museums and galleries bushwalking golfing sightseeing and tours.
Gunnedah VIC Anzac Park South St Gunnedah NSW
Ph 02 6740 2230
Wolseley Park Bloomfield St & Conadilly St
Short Term Parking
Gunnedah RV Camping Area South St (72hr)Donnelly Fields Maitland St next to the Kelvin Rd bridge self-contained vehicles only (24hr)
Long Term Parking
Redbank Camping Area (72hr)
Gunnedah Showground South St (Oxley Hwy) inside gatesGunnedah RV Camping Area
Gunnedah Showground South St (Oxley Hwy) entranceGunnedah RV Camping Area
Marquis St Ph 02 6741 8000
110 Barber St Ph 02 6742 3477 52 Elgin St Ph 02 6742 5400 24 hr Clinic Anzac Pde Ph 02 6741 8031
107 Barber St Ph 02 6742 0369
204 Conadilly St Ph 02 6742 0018 270 Conadilly St Ph 02 6742 0024
Coles 80-98 Conadilly St Ph 02 6741 7600 Woolworths119-129 Conadilly St Ph 02 6742 3255 Franklins185-195 Conadilly St Ph 02 6742 5590