The Kamilaroi Highway route to Bourke from the east coast takes you into the agricultural heartland of NSW, cruising through golden fields of w h e a t , s u n f l o w e r s a n d canola; past the rugged
mo u n t a i n r a n g e s o f t h e Nandewars and Mt Kaputar; and on to the sunburnt plains of the Outback grazing runs. Along the way, the Kamilaroi’s iconic towns and settlements give you every excuse to
extend your journey over several days, with each stop presenting its own unique slice of life in the bush. At Werris Creek, near Quirindi, you can immerse yourself in the history of the railways that
opened up the North West. In Gunnedah, keep an eye out for the urban koalas that regularly roam the streets.
In Narrabri, learn how the Australian cotton industry is leading the world by developing more sustainable practices. In Lightning Ridge, you’ll love all the quirky, off-beat attractions and the equally
colourful opal miners. In Brewarrina, step into the Aboriginal dream-time at one of the oldest man-made
structures on earth. And in Bourke, relive the glory days of the Darling River trade on an old paddle