Gunnedah is the hub of one of Australia's richest agricultural regions and is home to one of the largest and healthiest Koala populations in the country. To get up close and personal with a Koala visit the Waterways Wildlife Park.
There are many attractions including several important memorials, museums, and parks. There are many annual events occuring throughout the year, including Australia Day Celebrations, Ag-Quip Field Days, Week of Speed, Gunnedah Show, Bird Expo, Equestrian events, Dog Shows, Porchetta Day, and the National Tomato Contest.
Gunnedah has great shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Residents and visitors appreciate the variety of great cuisine that the local restaurants, pubs, clubs and takeaway venues have to offer.
Gunnedah is a great spot to base yourself to explore small local, rural villages, or you could take a day trip to one of the nearby national parks including Mount Kaputar, the Warrumbungle's and Coolah Tops.