Mendooran’s location off the busy highways has its advantages. This quiet rural village on the edge of the Goonoo National Park offers a sense of peace and safety to the weary traveller. Mendooran derives its name from the original run, Mendooran, and mention is made of the settlement on the Castlereagh in Banjo Patterson’s Poem “The Travelling Post Office”.
Known as a mural town, artist Karin Duce has painted the main street with colourful murals reflecting country life and Mendooran’s history. A great place for a short break in your journey or to spend a night or two at the Mendooran rest area with free camping by the Castlereagh River, showing its strength and sandy origins. There is a great country pub and loads of local personalities to entertain you. The post office has information to make your visit to the Warrumbungle Shire an experience to remember.
Mendooran is only 75 kilometres from Coonabarabran township which leads to the Warrumbungle National Park and Siding Spring Observatory.
Mendooran is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Warrumbungle Shire in New South Wales, it is located approximately 299kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 874.051 square kilometres. Mendooran has a recorded population of 559 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Mendooran we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Mendooran and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.