Central West & Orange Outdoor Activities & Adventures

The Central West region of New South Wales offers a wide range of outdoor activities including hiking, cycling, swimming, waterfall chasing and more. Nangar National Park and the Warrumbungle National Parks offer a plethora of spectacular hikes with awe-inspiring scenery and abundant wildlife.

Spend your time in this gorgeous area chasing waterfalls at places like Federal Falls, just outside of Orange, or tackle the iconic central west trail, a 360km cycling route.

This region has so much to offer. Get out there and explore!


Choose from one or more of the experiences below and journey around the map to see where they're found.


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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge that this land on which we tread, whilst beautiful and revered by us, has even deeper layers of significance for its Traditional Owners; we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.

We Are Explorers is aware that the land is never truly being explored anew, given the ancient cultures that came before us who still call this land their home.

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