What's on in Moree, New England Region NSW

The thriving rural service centre and tourist hub of Moree is located in the New England and North West Region of New South Wales, about 630 km north-west of Sydney. Moree is regarded as the `Artesian Spa Capital` of NSW, with the famous Hot Thermal Springs artesian spa bath complex attracting many tourists and visitors to the area for more than 100 years. The district surrounding Moree is a rich agricultural area focused on wheat, sunflowers, barley, chickpeas, soya beans, cotton, canola, Faber beans, as well as olives, pecan nuts, sheep, wool, citrus and cattle. Most of the rivers around Moree are regulated and the water is used for agriculture. The water is diverted from the Copeton Dam and Gwydir River. The local rivers and lakes provide wonderful facilities for water - based recreation such as, canoeing, water skiing, kayaking, fishing, sailing and all types of boating. The major events, attractions, activities and events at Moree include: # Fishing in the three weirs: Tareelaroi, Boolooroo and Combadello # The Barry Roberts Walk along the Mehi River # Enjoying the Moree on a Plate Festival held in May which includes displays of the wonderful range of local produce such as grapes, olives, wines, oils, gourmet pastas, pecans, beef, freshwater yabbies and lamb products # Enjoying the therapeutic bathing in the Moree Hot Mineral Baths # Taking a guide tour of the biggest Pecan Nut plantation in Australia # Visiting the Cotton Shop with its delightful range of cotton products.

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