Warialda Visitor Information Centre

Warialda Visitor Information Centre

Drop in and meet our friendly staff! Take a look at the Ivan Wells gem and mineral collection, much of it gathered from the Warialda district including petrified wood, and check out our display of locally found Aboriginal artefacts. The VIC is home to the Bees Knees Café, and sells local produce, artwork and publications. … Read more

State Border Tourist Area

Billboard in the shape of a train, white wooden post fence, sign showing the border of Queensland and New South Wales

The state border tourist area at Wallangarra is on the border of Queensland and New South Wales with a large billboard in the shape of a train used to promote surrounding areas. A white fence sits along the border with a sign showing the border. The train billboard sits on the New South Wales side … Read more

Major J. F. Thomas

Grave in a cemetery with a brown sign above it, Major J.F. Thomas, taken at Tenterfield cemetery

The grave of Major James Francis Thomas (Major J F Thomas) is in the cemetery in Tenterfield. Thomas was born in 1861 in St Marys NSW, starting his career in law in Sydney before moving to Tenterfield. Major Thomas went to the war with Sir Harry Chauvel, another historical military person from the Tenterfield region. … Read more

Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre

Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre

The Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre is on the main road through Tenterfield, on the right when heading north. The accredited visitor information centre has friendly and knowledgeable locals who are happy to help with questions from tourists about interesting places in the area. As it is for most information centres, you can find a range … Read more

Cork Tree

Cork Tree in Tenterfield

The Cork Tree in Tenterfield is believed to be Australia’s largest cork tree, brought from England in a jam jar by Edward Parker and planted in 1861. It sits on the side of Wood Street in Tenterfield, an aptly named street with the big tree. Over 160 years old, the tree has grown to a … Read more


Slab hut with iron roof and stone fireplace and chimney on the end, taken of Mulligan's Hut in Gibraltar Range National Park

Mulligans is an area in the Gibraltar Range National Park named after William Mulligan who proposed a hydroelectric scheme for the area. Mulligans Hut is one of two huts William Mulligan built, the area is referred to as Mulligans Campground or Mulligans Hut Campground. William Mulligan was born of a local grazing family in 1862 … Read more

Boundary Falls

Boundary Falls and waterhole in Gibraltar Range National Park

Boundary Falls is in the Gibraltar Range National Park in the New England North West region of northern NSW. The park requires a vehicle day pass and separate camping fees if you stay overnight. The area is separated into two sections, the day-use picnic area and the camping area. The two areas are a short … Read more

Mt Mackenzie Lookout

View over Tenterfield in the distance, taken from Mt Mackenzie Lookout

Mt Mackenzie Lookout is located in the Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve near Tenterfield in northern New South Wales. At 1,298 metres above sea level, the lookout has views to the east over Tenterfield and the mountains across the Queensland border in the distance. Mount Mackenzie is named after Scottish born Robert R Mackenzie, who took … Read more