Situated on the Macintyre River, Inverell
(also known as the ‘Sapphire City’) is a scenic rural town on the western edge
of the New England Tablelands. With easy access via the Gwydir Highway, Inverell
is part of the ‘Fossicker’s Way’, and is a popular destination for those who
enjoy gem mining and fossicking.
‘Welcome to the Sapphire City’
With nearby Copeton and Pindari Dams offering
aquatic activities such as sailing, water skiing, boating and fishing, there is
plenty to see and do for the visitor. Other attractions include shopping,
wineries, museums, Kwiambal National Park and Kings Plains National Park.