Bingara is situated on the banks of the beautiful Gwydir River and is one of the nine towns on the Fossickers Way Tourist Route. A relaxing alternative to the New England and Newell Highways, it offers spectacular scenery and walking trails. Enjoy bush walking, horse riding and pretty picnic spots along the Gwydir River. Fossick for gold, garnets, agates, quartz and petrified wood. Or go bird watching for more than 200 native birds that inhabit the area.