Things to Do

Learn about the history of Wellington and the surrounding area and villages before and after European settlement. The traditional custodians of the area are the Wiradjuri clans and there are a number of sites in the area of particular significance.

Explore the magnificent Wellington Caves.

Enjoy water sports, fishing or simply relax on the Macquarie River or at near bye Lake Burrendong.

Only 40 minutes to the Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo.

The surrounding villages such as Stuart Town which was formerly known as Ironbark as referenced in the Banjo Paterson poem “The Man From Ironbark”, Mumbil and Euchareena all offer an insight of life around the time of the gold rush. The bushranger Ben Hall was also active in the area.