Cobar is located precisely at 723 km North West of Sydney. This town is located at the junction of Kidman Way and the Barrier Highway. Cobar is a mining town with wide lined streets.
Channel water supply to the town transformed this copper mining town into a green oasis. Peak Gold mine was opened in the year 1992.
Some of the attractions in the town include Great Cobar Outback Heritage center located on the Barrier highway has pastoral and mining displays. On the Baron Street one can find fine architecture of Police and courthouse buildings. St Laurence O`Toole Catholic church is located on the prince street.
Attractions in the Area
One can find Aboriginal cave paintings at Mount Grenfell historic site; this place is located to the west of Cobar on Barrier Highway. A deserted mining town of Mount Drysdale is located 34 km to the north of Cobar. There are other attractions such as walk through of peak Golden Mine.