Just 35 minutes drive west of Dubbo, Narromine is an inviting and picturesque town rich with aviation history.
You’ll find plenty of accommodation options in Narromine, which is the birthplace of cricketing great Glenn McGrath. The former Australian Test fast bowler is honoured with a life-size bronze statue in Tom Perry Park.
Horseracing and picnics are part of country life. The annual Mungery Picnic Races, southwest of Narromine by the Bogan River, combines the two with a delightful day out. A short drive west of Narromine is Trangie, a small town by the Macquarie River with enchanting federation country pubs.
South of Narromine is the village of Tomingley, which has a long history of gold mining and the Cross Roads pub. It’s also the gateway to spectacular Caloma lookout in the Goobang National Park. There are camping sites in the park, home to wallabies, kangaroos, echidnas and colourful birdlife.
Flights into Dubbo
Dubbo Airport is located 5km from Dubbo’s town centre on the Mitchell Highway, and hosts more than 180 weekly scheduled flights to and from Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, Broken Hill and Cobar. From Dubbo, visitors to Narromine can easily hire a car, or use the taxi service available from the terminal.