Central NSW Tourism will raise the tourism profile of the Central West Region of NSW amongst key target markets, internally and externally by facilitating education programs, co-operative marketing and product development designed to maximise the social and economic benefits of tourism to the Region.

The membership of Central NSW Tourism includes local government areas of Bathurst, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Mid Western, Parkes, Orange, Weddin  and Wellington.

Essential Links

Tourism New South Wales: www.tourism.nsw.gov.au

Tourism Australia:
www.tourism.australia.com

Proudly supported by Destination NSW

Discover Central NSW

Birdwatching

Superb Fairy Wrens

The Central NSW landscape varies from rich agricultural river flats to the slopes and rolling hills of our luscious valleys. From relatively untouched native vegetation in our National Parks and our picturesque dedicated parklands to native bush along old travelling stock reserves, there are many great places to spot our beautiful native species.

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Family Attractions

Parkes Telescope

With attractions ranging from observatories, dinosaur theme parks, farm tours, amazing caves to explore, gold panning and the world famous 'Dish', there is something for all the family to enjoy during your visit to Central NSW!

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Food and Wine

Wine Week

Share our food, visit our farm gates and farmers markets, taste wine from our cellar doors, visit our night markets, enjoy our dining experiences and events, learn from our chefs in master classes, pick your fresh fruit straight from the orchard, connect directly with the producers of the finest, freshest produce of Central NSW... enjoy!

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Gardens

Japanese Garden

Be amazed by the exquisite gardens of Central NSW.  Whether you're looking for a picnic spot by the river, a playground for the family, the tranquillity of an award winning Japanese Garden, a visit to a grand country manor or to simply escape into the peace and quiet of country life, there is a special spot waiting for you.

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History

Hologram

Central NSW reflects a rich history from the traditional landholders of our regions, to the settlers, bush rangers and gold miners. Our towns pride themselves on their heritage and our people are proud to share their museums, heritage buildings, sites and stories – experience the history of Central NSW!

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Museums

Age of Fishes Canowindra

Experience a time gone by at the many museums and historical sites throughout Central NSW. Discover past places, people and times from Prisoner of War history to fossil museums, there is something for all the family to enjoy while you’re discovering all Central NSW has to offer!

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National Parks

Goobang

Escape to Central NSW! Discover our many National Parks, explore caves, enjoy fields of wildflowers in spring, take a 4WD tour, pack a picnic, discover Bushranger Ben Hall’s cave, enjoy the beauty of our rivers or pitch a tent and relish a night under the stars.  Take pleasure in all that our National Parks have to offer right at our doorstep.

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Water Sports

Lake Water

Speedboats, jet skiing, 4WD tracks, water skiing championships, fishing competitions, water playgrounds 3½ times the size of Sydney Harbour... welcome to Central NSW! Our rivers, lakes, dams and parks offer visitors a place to camp, picnic, BBQ, fish, explore and simply relax under bright blue skies, clean crisp air and starry nights.  

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