Things to See and Do

Near Cobar, New South Wales, Australia

It’s time you joined us – out the back. Cobar is full of attractions and hidden gems worth turning your pit stop into a stay! The Cobar Museum has some of the best exhibits in Regional NSW. Don't forget - Bourke and Nyngan - just a day trip away.

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Local Highlights

Kidman Way
Cutting through the centre of New South Wales the Kidman way journey is one that every outback traveller must complete. Make the full journey from Jerilderie in the South to the Town Griffith in the North.

Fort Bourke Hill Lookout
Take a sealed road to Fort Bourke Lookout and view the entrance and open pit of the New Cobar Open Cut Gold Mine from a well constructed platform. Rising 300 metres above sea level you won't be disappointed with the views Cobar has to offer you.

Great Cobar Heritage Centre
The former administration building of the Great Cobar Copper Mine, The Great Cobar Heritage Centre is rich with the towns history and culture.

Cenetary of Federation Walking Track
Beginning at the Great Cobar Heritage Centre, the Federation Walking Track moves South along the edge of the Open Cut Mine and takes you through the historical town before circling back the the City Centre.

Cobar Miners Heritage Park
Within a short distance of the Great Cobar Heritage Centre, Cobar Miners Heritage Park was constructed to commemorate the lives of workers lost in the Cobar mines.

Great Cobar Copper Mine
Founded in 1870 the Great Cobar Copper Mine was one of the largest mining and processing operations in the world at the time. Remains of the smelter foundations are visible from the top of the hill, east of the Heritage Centre.

Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool
The perfect place to cool of and relax, Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool supplies you with resort style sun lounges and shade covered areas for the whole family.

Drummond Park
Ideal for a day out, Drummond Park has a skate park, playground, picnic areas and more facilities to keep the whole family entertained.

Mount Grenfell Historic Site
Mount Grenfell Historic Site in Chubba protects Ngiyampaa rock art. Take the short trek to this aboriginal site and appreciate the indigenous heritage of our land.

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