Travel Information

Renowned for its laid-back lifestyle and generous hospitality…

…the Tamworth region is a treasure trove of experiences spread across a whopping 9,893km², including Tamworth, Barraba, Manilla and Nundle.

It’s also the perfect spot to base yourself while you explore a bit further afield; whether that’s the New England (Uralla, Armidale, Guyra, Walcha), the North West (Gunnedah and Narrabri), the Liverpool Plains (Quirindi, Willow Tree) or the Upper Hunter (Murrurundi, Merriwa and Scone).

You’re welcome anytime to explore this unique corner of New South Wales. 

The Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum in Tamworth, NSW is a must-see for any bike enthusiast.

The museum houses a private collection of over 50 motorcycles in pristine working order from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. The collection of bikes includes Ducati, Triumph, Honda, Velocette, Laverda and an extremely rare limited edition F4 MV Agusta Series ORO & a 1924 Harley Davidson postie bike.

Find out more, link in BIO.
Jump into the public holiday at Sheba Dams!

Or check out another great spot in the Tamworth region! Link in BIO.

📷 Megan Trousdale
Manilla XC week begins tomorrow!

The Paragliding Cross Country (XC) flying event is where pilots try and fly as far as possible for each of the 8 day event using rising currents of warm air called "thermals".

By finding these thermals pilots can fly as far as southern Queensland or the Hunter Valley each day!

Spectators are welcome at the Mt Borah launch site to see this spectacular event, the road is okay for 2wds.

Saturday 22 January - Saturday 29 January
10am - 2pm for the best viewing
📍 Mt Borah, Manilla
Tamworth skies lit up this morning 😍

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📷 @deadrock5
Walk the Peel River levee bank under lights!

Many kilometres of new lights have been installed across Tamworth, making it safer and easier to access some of the great walking paths on offer.
@humbleespresso - new to Tamworth!

This delightful new cafe is now open at 73 Upper St (near Brisbane and Upper St intersection).

Open:
7am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday
7am - 12pm Sunday

Closed Mondays and Public Holidays
The Tamworth Regional Astronomy Centre is open everyday for the next month! 🌌

Open 10am - 4pm daily until Saturday 12 February!

Explore some of the most powerful privately used telescopes and instruments in Australia! The Tamworth Regional Astronomy Centre is active in space exploration in partnership with major space organisations, has an astro photography exhibition and actual NASA equipment used during the moon landing of 1969 and much more!

The Astronomy Centre is home to the Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club who volunteer at the Centre and can show you around the facility.

After Saturday 12 February opening times return to Thursday evenings and Saturdays.

📍 Victoria Park (across from Botanical Gardens at top of Piper Street)
Tamworth Mountain Bike Park has trails for all abilities and it's free! 🚵🏼

The park has 14km of International MTB Association guideline graded MTB trails, Pump Track, Skills Park, 5 km of Adaptive Cycling Trails.

Requirements to Ride: To use the track on your own in your own time you are not required to hold any form of license. However, you are required to adhere to the Park’s Conditions of Entry.

📍 194 Forest Road, North Tamworth.