Where is the branch located?
Located at Fix Hydraulics, the large building directly on the corner of Barber and Rosemary Street.
Gunnedah is surrounded by nature and has a quiet, unassuming atmosphere. It is a perfect getaway with national parks within a short driving distance offering stunning views and walking trails, as well as native flora and fauna you won't find anywhere else on earth. Here, you can spot wild koalas, take in fantastic museums and enjoy a wide range of activities.
Gunnedah has everything you would want from a rural city, with boutique shopping, museums, galleries and a range of dining options all at your fingertips. If you are planning on a visit to Gunnedah, it is best to include the Country Markets, held on the third Saturday of the month. The markets sell local produce from the Liverpool Plains area, one of the richest agricultural areas in Australia.
Drive around the town in your rental car on a self-driving tour, taking in all the heritage and national trust sites and buildings. There are a number of memorials in town to commemorate various groups of people and individuals, from soldiers to miners and poets. In addition, there are many great walking trails right outside Gunnedah, as the city sits on the idyllic Namoi River.
Gunnedah has multiple heritage sites and museums to enjoy. Start off your visit with the Gunnedah Visitor Information Centre, located in the heart of the city; you will find everything you need about the city's current events and the top local nature spots and close-by walking trails. Located within the space, you will also find Arts Gunnedah. See a wide range of art from local artists, with many artworks also for sale; there is surely something unique here to bring home.
The Gunnedah Rural Museum has over 18,000 items on display across its 14,000 square metre space. The museum focuses on early agriculture and industry. You will find a gift shop on-site, a model railway and many exhibits, including exhibits featuring steam engines and tractors. The museum is just a 5-minute drive outside the city centre on the Oxley Highway.
Located in Anzac Park, the Water Tour Museum has four floors of displays. The displays range from Aboriginal heritage to local culture and first explorers’ information. The park is worth a visit, and the museum just adds to the monuments and attractions.
Known as the ‘Koala capital’, these animals are everywhere in Gunnedah. From the golf course to the surrounding forest, you can spot them just about anywhere there are eucalyptus trees. Many people come to the region just to see these endangered animals and native icons. Gunnedah is one of the few places in Australia where the koala population is steady, thanks to the local basalt hills that provide perfect growing spots for their favourite food. To see all of the local areas, the best spot is Pensioners Hill Lookout, which offers sweeping views of the area and is just a 4-minute drive from the city centre.
There are many fantastic natural areas to explore within an hour or so's drive of Gunnedah, such as the Wondoba State Conservation Area, Mount Kaputar National Park, Warrabah National Park, Timmallallie National Park and the Pilliga Nature Reserve. See native animals, flora and fauna in these untouched natural wildernesses, filled with walking trails, swimming spots and geological formations. Each one offers a great day trip from Gunnedah, so start planning your NSW journey today.