|Most expensive month:||May|
|Average price in Gunnedah:||C$ 122/night|
|Cheapest price found:||C$ 76/night|
|Most expensive day:||Monday|
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Gunnedah is known as the “Koala Capital of the World”, making it the perfect destination to catch a glimpse of Australia’s famous tree-climbing critters. Featuring the natural beauty of Australia alongside a variety of shopping and dining, Gunnedah is a charming getaway.
Have you ever wanted to see a kangaroo or koala up close? Set on four hectares of natural bushland, Waterways Wildlife Park provides a chance to observe Australia’s famous animals in person. Stroll through a relaxing park and discover emus, wombats, dingoes and native birds. Look toward the treetops to spot sleeping koalas and keep an eye out for hopping kangaroos.
Visit the Water Tower Museum to learn about Gunnedah’s unique history, from the Indigenous cultural heritage of the Kamilaroi people to Gunnedah’s recent textile and coal mining industry. Explore four levels of exhibits preserving a collection of war memorabilia, homeware items and artefacts from Australia’s first European settlements.
For a better appreciation of Gunnedah’s stunning valley landscape, head to the Bindea Walking Track. For a short stroll, take the Tower Walk, a one-hour trip that meanders through parks, gardens and residential areas. For a challenge, consider venturing through the Porcupine Walk. This two-hour hike cuts through the surrounding bush environment and offers scenic views of the sweeping Breeza Plain.
Gunnedah is a five-hour drive from Sydney via the Oxley and Kamilaroi highways. Mungindi railway line trains arrive at Gunnedah Railway Station, while flights arrive at Tamworth Airport, a 45-minute drive away. The city is easily explored on foot or bicycle, but a personal car is ideal for visiting the surrounding attractions.
Gunnedah is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Gunnedah Hotel, which has a current rating of 7.0. For other potential stays, consider Billabong Motel and Gunnedah Motor Inn, which can also be great places to stay in Gunnedah.