The Black Opal is unique to Lightning Ridge but it is not the only unique thing… the Ridge is also famous for its Car Door Tour so be sure to drop into the Visitor Information Centre for your guide to this special experience...
This tour gives information about places in Walgett the Dharriwaa Elders Group would like to share with visitors. Most locations have interpretive signs that Dharriwaa Elders Group offers so that visitors will be able to identify our rich native w...
The town of Walgett, situated on extensive plains only a couple of kilometres off the junction of the Barwon and Namoi Rivers, has been subject to major flooding by those rivers and their tributaries on various occasions over the years.
The early history of Walgett is linked with the exploration of the Castlereagh and Macquarie River Areas. Records suggest the first white man into the Walgett area was Captain Charles Sturt on the 4th February 1829.
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Address - 77 Fox Street Walgett NSW 2832 Postal Address - PO Box 31 Walgett NSW 2832 Phone - 02 6828 6100 Fax - 02 6828 1608 E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org