Pilliga & Gwabegar


Pilliga is a picturesque small country village located on the edge of the Pilliga State Forest, a stunning natural area teeming with wildlife and natural beauty. One of the main attractions of Pilliga is the hot artesian bore baths with their therapeutic mineral waters and new amenities block, providing a unique and relaxing experience for visitors and locals alike. The lagoon on the edge of the town is a popular spot for canoeing and birdwatching, attracting a high diversity of bird species, including coastal migratory birds.

Pilliga boasts a small primary school, café, pub, community link and rural transaction centre with attached multipurpose courts, providing a range of services and facilities for the local community and visitors to enjoy.

Pilliga Town Map(PDF, 247KB)


Gwabegar, located in the middle of the largest naturally formed cypress pine forest in the southern hemisphere, the Pilliga State Forest, covering an area of 3000 square kilometres, is a quiet and secluded locality. The village is surrounded by stunning natural scenery, making it an ideal location for those seeking a tranquil lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Gwabegar offers a range of services and facilities, including a primary school, modern and well-resourced community centre, multipurpose sports court, general store, and post office, catering to the needs of the local community.