From black opals to fine red wines, the Orana region stretches from the hilly western slopes of the Warrumbungle Ranges in the east, to the flat plains in the west and north to the Queensland border.
Major towns include Mudgee, Bourke, Dubbo, Gilgandra, Narromine, Walgett, Warren and Warrumbungle.
Mudgee is in the spotlight these days as many discover the charms of this country town where food and wine take centre stage.
It has some beautiful heritage buildings including the Old Bank and the railway station.
Shoppers will enjoy the range of homeware and fashion boutiques.
A kayak tour of the pristine waters of the Cudgegong River is a great workout with pristine river views.
Dubbo is home to the amazing Taronga Western Plains Zoo, where you can walk, cycle or take a golf buggy to see the animals. Also visit the Dubbo Flying Doctor’s Service Experience and learn about the wonderful work they do.