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The Long Paddock - Cobb Highway Touring Route

Cobb Highway, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
+61 2 6993 8110
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We enjoyed the long stretch of road from Echuca to Booligal. The art works and descriptions along... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
jenny d
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Launceston, Australia
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Not much north of Hay but more than was on the brochure

I was driving from Hay to Ivanhoe so I got the brochure and saw pretty much nothing there... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
mrdom
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The Long Paddock touring route in south western NSW is the quite road to the north. With history at your fingertips and five rivers to cross, this is a journey you will not forget. From fishing to artwork, bird watching to unique bush events , we have it all Take a different path - take The Long Paddock.
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Cobb Highway, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
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+61 2 6993 8110
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the long stretch of road from Echuca to Booligal. The art works and descriptions along the way are good and we especially enjoyed coming across a herd of cattle with the accompanying horses and cars and caravan. We saw a number of emus...More

Thank jenny d
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I was driving from Hay to Ivanhoe so I got the brochure and saw pretty much nothing there. However, there were occasional signs pointing to significant things - sometimes very little was left but the signs would still give you a story. One Tree pub,...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Enjoy learning about this route as you take your journey along the Cobb Highway. Many stops along the way.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

It is fantastic to learn of the life of drovers in years gone by. A hard life, the likes of which we are never likely to know.

Thank Lorraine B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

This was my first time at this festival and it was an amazing couple of days,took an old mate Stewie Mckenzie with me and we camped in our little tents across the road near the old water dams took our eskies and had a bloody...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

In March I went to the Keith Jamieson Country Music Festival at the One Tree Hotel. It was a warm clear night where Keith, Reg Poole, Ernie Constance, JR Williams and Tony McKenna who actually wrote the song "I was Born on the One Tree...More

2  Thank Sally528964
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Tuesday dawned mercifully rain free and with a hot flask and scones packed, our hosts drove us the 90 miles to the neighbouring town of Hay. The road was straight but I was puzzled as to why there were no fences bordering the highway. Geoff...More

1  Thank PhilReed186386
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I joined the long paddock route at Hay heading back to Melbourne very informative history panels along the route and the sculptures are as good in person as they are in the brochure. I would recommend starting the route in Moama and following up as...More

Thank mjwgib
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Reviewed 6 October 2015

I travelled from Hay along the Cobb Hwy to Booligal, and got to see the One tree hotel which closed in 1947, it was a very interesting tour of the long paddock, well worth a visit

1  Thank Ron T
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Leave yourself time to discover a gem the "Royal Mail Hotel" Boorooban, built in 1866, caters for travelers with room for guests. There is also room for caravans and campers. This historic hotel has one of the few original Cobb and Co stables still standing...More

3  Thank Cheryl R
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