The Manly Q Station (Quarantine Station) is one steeped in history. We took a guided tour of the station which was a fascinating way to learn about the functions of the station, and its various uses during its time of operation which ranged from quarantine to housing those displaced persons who were impacted by Cyclone … Read moreQ Station (30 December 2017)
Having the missed prime sunflowers in 2015 we headed back again this year armed with more information on the prime time to visit. I highly recommend you can sign up to receive the flowering notifications by following the information on the VisitQuirindi website. This year there were two locations, Dimby Lane & Blackville Road near Blackville.
From Narrabri, we decided to take the hour-ish drive up to the summit of Mount Kaputar National Park. A fantastic lookout and worth the drive out of town. Majority of the drive out was on a gravel road, but it was in good condition and suitable for a 2wd car. Parking only about a 2-minute walk from the summit.
We decided to detour on our way back from our trip up North to try and see some sunflower fields. We stopped in at Willow Tree visitors centre and they gave us some directions to some fields in bloom at the time we were there. There are two crops both on Blackville Road, Parraweena. To get … Read moreQuirindi Sunflower Fields (29 Dec 15)