Victoria Park Precinct

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Tamworth Marsupial Park & Adventure Playground

The Marsupial Park is a native animal experience unlike any other in NSW. Children can get close to kangaroos, wallabies, cockatoos and emus, spot the species in the free-flight aviary and hand feed the Indian peacocks. Located at the end of Endeavour Drive, East Tamworth, the 14-hectare park is run by volunteers and entry is by donation. The park is open from 8.00am to 4:45pm seven days a week.

The community-built Adventure Playground has two distinct areas: one for under-5s and another for over-5s. It encourages children to use their fine and gross motor-skills – and of course, their imagination. There are barbecue facilities and bathrooms and entry is free. 

Marsupial Park and Adventure Playground in the Victoria Park Precinct

Tamworth Miniature Railway

Just down the road is the Tamworth Miniature Railway. Train rides operate on the third Sunday of every month for just a couple of dollars – make sure to wear enclosed shoes (no crocs). Located adjacent to the Botanical Gardens at the top of Piper Street, East Tamworth.

Tamworth Miniature Railway - all aboard!

Oxley Lookout

Viewing Tamworth from above offers a pause for perspective and reflection. The best vantage point is the Oxley Scenic Lookout, a picturesque spot to have a picnic and see the city and the Peel River Plain extending to the Liverpool Ranges. Don’t forget your camera to take snapshots of the panorama.

Panorama from Oxley Lookout, Tamworth


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