The National Estate listed Trundle Hotel to having the longest verandah in NSW measuring 87.6m on the widest main street in the country (60m).
Parkes Elvis Festival
Come and celebrate Elvis Presley at the Parkes Elvis Festival held annually during the second week of January. The 24th annual Parkes Elvis Festival will be held from 6 – 10 January 2016 with over 20,000 visitors flocking to Parkes for [...]
Established in 1894, the Carrington Hotel is one of three substantial hotels in Peak Hill. Gutted by fire in 1997, the community of Peak Hill banded together to save this marvelous building.
Peak Hill District Hospital
Developed in 1904 the grand building stands proudly in Caswell Street this Victorian style Peak Hill Hospital is still in operation today.
Club House Hotel
The Club House Hotel was built in 1913 and is located in the main street of Peak Hill. In the lively Gold mining days, the hotel was known for it’s furnishings and the table goods, liquors and cigars – all were of [...]
Peak Hill Art Gallery
Building on the culture of creativity in the town, the Peak Hill Art Gallery has a collection of paintings, woodwork, metalwork, ceramics and more!
Located on the Newell Highway and Wentworth Street, Parkes, Bushman’s Hill is a great place to explore being the site of one of Parkes’ first gold mines, which operated over 100 years ago.
Peak Hill Open Cut Experience
The Peak Hill Open Cut Gold Mine is located near the Centre of town off Mingelo Street, the mine features 5 spectacular open cuts, walking trails and viewing platforms. The gold mine is open 7 days for self-guided tours, group [...]
Memorial Hill is the most spectacular view of around Parkes. With a 360 degree view of the town and it’s countryside, the hill with the best view of our beautiful area s the perfect spot to sit and enjoy lunch [...]
Kelly Reserve is located on the Newell Highway in Parkes and is the perfect spot to take a picnic breakfast inder the covered BBQ area with picnic facilities, play equipment for the kids and an idyllic view of Bushman’s dam [...]
The town with a heart of gold lives up to it’s name in the amazing open cut experience of a deserted gold mine. Located near the centre of town on Mingelo Street, Peak Hill’s historic tourist gold mine features five [...]
Goobang National Park
One of the state’s newest national parks is located 30kms North-East of Parkes. It is approximately 42,600 hectares in size, 55kms ling and ranges from a width of 200m to 20kms. Goobang National Park can be accessed via a number [...]
Henry Parkes Centre
Featuring The King’s Castle Elvis Exhibit, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes Museum (traditional history collection), Antique Machinery Collection and Moat Cottage interactive exhibit, the Centre is a major tourist attraction for Parkes.
CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope
The Dish (CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope) is one of Australia’s most prominent landmarks with an amazing history! The Visitors Discovery Centre has many displays, hands on exhibits and a 3D theatre featuring programs on space and astronomy. It’s a must-see attracting [...]
When Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969, it was the CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope (aka the Dish) that broadcast the event around the world. The much-loved Parkes Elvis Festival is the largest and most vibrant celebration of [...]