The word on the bush telegraph is that people are moving to our fine region because it is family friendly and they can let their kids roam like chooks in a (very big) paddock. As parents and locals, we’re here to confirm it’s true! Whether man-made (think skate parks, netball and basketball courts) or sculpted by nature (think waterfalls, lakes and rivers), Orange has absolutely stacks of activities to offer for your next family adventure away.

Stay

To make that stay extra special, we recommend Prim and Platter, a local business which creates delicious and Instagram-worthy hampers. We can organise this for you and have this waiting for you upon arrival.

Arrive in style by adding a bottle (or two) of Mortimer’s sparkling, it’s a great way to kick-start your escape!

  • Byng House

    Byng House

    Be blown away by timeless grandeur and historical charm.

  • Snowline

    Snowline

    An expansive house with tennis court, pool, and panoramic views.

  • The Entertainer

    The Entertainer

    Tastefully renovated 6-bedroom home with pool, entertaining deck, and fire pit.

Eat

  • Spilt Milk

    Spilt Milk

    Orange’s favourite gelato that gives others a run for their money.

  • Zona

    Zona

    Sophisticated restaurant and bar with a laid back atmosphere.

  • Lakeside Cafe

    Lakeside Cafe

    Casual cafe situated at Lake Canobolas perfect for the family.

Still hungry for more of the Orange region’s local produce – including tasting award-winning wine at Printhie Wines, and stunningly prepared breakfast and brunch at Groundstone? Take a look at our Country Culture, Food, and Wine experience and find some of the best local flavours to enjoy!

Drink

  • Heifer Station

    Heifer Station

    Join the Heifer Station team and roam the entire vineyard.

  • The Ophir Hotel

    The Ophir Hotel

    An extensive drink menu combined with award-winning lunch.

  • Mortimer’s Wines

    Mortimer’s Wines

    A family owned winery with the kindest and most passionate owners

Do

  • Borenore Caves

    Borenore Caves

    Ancient limestone caves - remember to bring a torch!

  • Orange Tenpin Bowling

    Orange Tenpin Bowling

    Keep it simple with a game or two of bowling and arcade games.

  • Lake Canobolas

    Lake Canobolas

    Enjoy cycling, sailing, and canoeing and this tranquil lake.

Is your family looking for extra activities around Orange, and surrounding towns? Check out our top 6 family activities for more ideas and inspiration!

Shop

  • Tomolly

    Tomolly

    Homewares and fashion store in the quaint village of Carcoar.

  • Dolce Sweets and Treats

    Dolce Sweets and Treats

    Pop into this store for a delicious array of beautiful sweets

  • Hawkes General Store

    Hawkes General Store

    Providing an array of carefully curated fashion, homewares and body products.