10 Things to Do in Orange That You Shouldn't Miss

Discover the best top things to do in Orange, Australia including Heifer Station Wines, Rowlee Wines, Orange Visitor Information Centre, Lake Canobolas, Cook Park, Philip Shaw Winery Cellar Door, Pinnacle Lookout, Orange Botanic Gardens, Ross Hill Wines, Swinging Bridge.

1. Heifer Station Wines

1034 The Escort Way | Opposite Caldwell Lane, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
85%
Good
12%
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4.5 based on 193 reviews

Heifer Station Wines

Heifer Station Wines is a small family owned and operated single vineyard tasting room in one of Oranges most picturesque areas. Set in a turn of the century, historic sheep shearing shed on rolling volcanic terroir. At almost 900m elevation the vineyard is truly cool climate. We offer intimate vineyard tours for groups of 5 on our 6 seater golf buggy by pre arrangement. There is also a little 'funny farm' for the little (and Big) kids to enjoy. Feed the chooks, goats and pony. Varietals and Styles include: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Rose, Pinot Noir, Merlot and Shiraz. Our newest wine is Genisse a Methode Australis Chardonnay/Pinot sparkling. "With respect for the earth, and a whole lot of Altitude - The fruit does the talking! That's the Heifer Station Way. We then add the love to create elegant single vineyard wines you will want to enjoy again and again"

Reviewed By Julesrose - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

Charming Winery!

Perfect autumn afternoon visit to this unique winery! As we arrived we were greeted by some lovely piped music thru the grounds which definitely set the stage and the feeling for a grand afternoon ahead! We strolled past the adjacent paddocks that held th

2. Rowlee Wines

19 Lake Canobolas Rd, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
92%
Good
7%
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5 based on 110 reviews

Rowlee Wines

Rowlee is a single vineyard producer of cool climate wines located in Orange, New South Wales. Our tasting room is open everyday between 11am and 5pm for tastings and wine sales. Wines are also available for purchase by the glass or bottle to enjoy on the deck overlooking the vineyard.

Reviewed By Debi F - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

A whole experience

As a resident of Orange we have a number of favourite vineyards that we take our visitors too, but we never go wrong taking them to Rowlee around lunchtime for the whole wine/food Orange experience. It is very worth the price for a charcuterie plate of fa

3. Orange Visitor Information Centre

151 Byng St | Foyer of Orange Regional Museum, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
Excellent
66%
Good
30%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 184 reviews

Orange Visitor Information Centre

The Orange Visitor Information Centre is co-located with the Orange Regional Museum (museum opening hours are 9am - 4pm) at 151 Byng Street. It's the ideal place to commence your adventures in one of Australia's top food and wine destinations. We'll share our local knowledge on the best places to stay, the amazing landscapes, award-winning wines, kids activities and charming villages of the region. You'll love the truly seasonal visitor experience here with the colours of Autumn and Spring contrasting the long warm days of Summer and the occasional snowfall in Winter. A look around the Museum will introduce you to our history and the café will entice you with our famous local produce. There's a range of hand crafted souvenirs too, including local Wiradjuri art. The Orange Visitor Information Centre is open 7 days and the team are always ready to help.

Reviewed By surfergt - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

really helpful knowledgable staff

Greeted by smiling enthusiastic senior staff... refreshing to go to a visitor centre where the teenager staff dont run and hide saying 'not another tourist' ... these staff know their region and are proud of it, rightly so... visited during Food & wine we

4. Lake Canobolas

Orange, New South Wales, Australia Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
46%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
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Poor
1%
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4.5 based on 343 reviews

Lake Canobolas

Reviewed By LenSydneyAustralia - Glenbrook, AustraliaGlenbrook, Australia

Lovely setting

Great place for a picnic or in summer a swim. On the drive up to Mount Canobolas and worth a stop in.

5. Cook Park

24 Little Summer St, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
59%
Good
36%
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4.5 based on 208 reviews

Cook Park

Reviewed By LenSydneyAustralia - Glenbrook, AustraliaGlenbrook, Australia

Beautiful Park

If you are in Orange you have to stop and walk through Cook Park, some really tall trees and beautifully laid out gardens.

6. Philip Shaw Winery Cellar Door

100 Shiralee Rd, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
60%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
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Poor
5%
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4.5 based on 145 reviews

Philip Shaw Winery Cellar Door

Cellar Door open 7 days from 11am-5pm Philip has been making wine in Australia for five decades and he approaches each aspect of wine making with a healthy mix of innovation and unrelenting quality. Philip produces cool climate wines with distinct varietal character.

Reviewed By UrbaneForker - Adelaide, AustraliaAdelaide, Australia

Professional cellar door

Lovely large new cellar door, although the wines are some of the first in the region. Tutored sit-down tasting. Fee waived on purchase. Very good wines. Nice cheese platter and charcuterie. RecommendedDear Urbane Forker,Our staff pride themselves on provi

7. Pinnacle Lookout

Pinnacle rd, Orange, New South Wales, Australia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
55%
Good
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4.5 based on 85 reviews

Pinnacle Lookout

Reviewed By RobandMaryJean - JerrabomberraJerrabomberra

Beautiful views but a bit of as climb

Lovely bush-land spot and great views but the 30 minute return climb is rough at times for the elderly and those with poor mobility. Most of the steps are made of wood frames with an earth base. Bird calls, nice trees and wildflowers made it attractive.

8. Orange Botanic Gardens

1 Yellow Box Way | Off Hill Street, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
35%
Good
45%
Satisfactory
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4 based on 186 reviews

Orange Botanic Gardens

Reviewed By RobandMaryJean - JerrabomberraJerrabomberra

Large gardens providing beautiful walks.

Large gardens providing beautiful walks in a mix of Australian bush trees and lawns. We went for an evening stroll on a hot day and enjoyed the vegetation, bird calls and quiet.The water features are low due to the drought but the gardens have been well k

9. Ross Hill Wines

134 Wallace Lane, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
70%
Good
25%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 68 reviews

Ross Hill Wines

Award winning and elegant wines presented in our fabulously modern design interpretation on country style. It's simply a beautiful spot to taste exceptional wines. Ross Hill Wines is proud to be the first National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS) Federal Government certified winery. Our Cellar door houses a beautiful, custom-designed cooking school, Barrel and Larder, and a unique corporate and special event space. Ross Hill Wines also offers complimentary Winery tours every day at 10am.

Reviewed By mastermuzz - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

Very knowledgeable wine tasting

Pleasant tasting setting with accompanying platter and very helpful server.Very quiet and unhurried setting.We were treated to a great experience.Well worth a visit.

10. Swinging Bridge

701 The Escort Way, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia Food & Drink, Wineries & Vineyards
Excellent
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5 based on 22 reviews

Swinging Bridge

Swinging Bridge is a leading producer of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Our unique sit down tasting enables the visitor to understand and get the best out of the Orange Region

Reviewed By melaniet408 - Sydney, AustraliaSydney, Australia

Great experience

Outstanding view, great staff and wine like we’d never tasted before. This winery should be listed higher on TripAdvisor! We are converts to this fabulous winery. Never have we liked so many of different wines from one winery. Fans for life!

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