IT'S HOLIDAY TIME!
Great Family Fun this Easter in Coonabarabran
Gateway to the Warrumbungle Dark Sky Park
Be Amazed! Be Inspired! Have a Hoppin' good time!
Gateway to the Australia's Only International Dark Sky Park!
Contemporary Possum Skin Cloak Community Workshop
Thursday 18th April 10am - 2pm
This community aboriginal and non aboriginal workshop will involve community members (young and elders). The idea of the event is to come together to design and create a possum skin cloak that reflects our area and then can be enjoyed for many purposes within our communities around the Warrumbungle area.
BBQ Lunch provided - Please RSVP 68 25 4302 & for details
Where: Warrumbungle NP Environmental Education Centre
WilderQuest Junior ranger: Which way north?
Warrumbungle National Park
Tuesday 16 April and Tuesday 23 April 2019, 9.30am to 12.30pm.
Can you navigate your way through the Australian bush? Can you tell north from south, east from west? On this bush survival adventure in Warrumbungle National Park, you'll discover how to keep your bearings while wandering in the Australian bush. WilderQuest junior rangers will master basic survival skills, orientation, map reading and how to use a compass. Then test your new orienteering skills by navigating your way back to base.
Warrumbungle NP Visitor Information Centre
02 6825 4364
Contact hours: 9am to 4pm daily.
Family Fun & Laughter
Chicken Racing - Good Friday
Get ready for the only chicken racing in the Warrumbungle Shire!
'The Sport of Wings!'
Have a flutter on the girls before the race!
Will it be Yolko Ono, Eggatha Christie or Princess Layer who wins the race?
The girls are ready to race. Should be lots of fun. Bring the kids along, they can enjoy the chicken race and a play in the Playground area.
Event followed by Friday Night Raffles and dinner cooked by Andrew and his fabulous Team. Their menu includes fish and chips, chicken nuggets, steak sandwiches, rissoles, sausages as well fantastic salads and potato bake.
The Chinese Restaurant will also be ready to take your order for a delicious Chinese meal.
At the Coonabarabran Golf Club
Head East from the Clock Tower... River Road, Coonabarabran just out of town limits.
Restaurant, Bar, Function space, BBQ Area, Kids play ground
Contacts: (02) 6842 1292
April 20th - Easter Saturday Bunny Bazaar!
• Morning of fun & entertainment
• Musical entertainment
• Jumping castle
• Great shopping specials
• Plenty of food stalls
Main street closed to traffic 8am to 1pm
Siding Spring Observatory School Holiday Guided tours
3 types of tours on offer:
Solar Tour 10:30 AM
Behind scenes Telescope Tour 1:00 PM
Trig Point lookout 1PM - FRIDAY 12TH ONLY
Due to restricted numbers bookings are essential – either via or Ph: 02 6842 6363
But wait there's more!
There is so many amazing places and spaces to explore around Coonabarabran and the Warrumbungle Shire.
So make sure you have time to explore the many incredible natural and cultural resources around this area... You truly should make the most of your visit and we know that it will be a challenge to choose which to do in the time you have available... so if you run out of time we look forward to your visit next time!
Pilliga Pottery - Barkala Farm - a total experience!
Sculptures in the Scrub - Awesome art set in the bush! Don't miss it!
Warrumbungle National Park
Baradine Discovery Centre - Baradine
Sandstone Caves - beautiful natural formation
Milroy Observatory - Check out the awesome night sky with Donna the Astronomer!
Crystal Kingdom - Coonabarabran
Eating out! - List on Warrumbungle Shire site
Accommodation options - Choose from in town, out of town, Motel, Hotel, Farm Stays and B&B See details here!