Our friends at the Orange Branch have put this list of Self Rides and Google map references together, if you are coming to the Orange Odyssey & AGM, and considering staying in the Orange region for a while and to explore further.
Trunkey Creek (3 hours)
Black Stump Hotel: 6368 8604
Tarana (3 hours)
Tarana Hotel: 6337 5841
Bathurst Mt Panorama and Motor Museum / Rail Museum (2 hours plus viewing)
Motor Museum 9.00-4.30, Closed Tuesday. https://museumsbathurst.com.au/national-motor-racing-museum/
Rail Museum 9.00-4.30, Closed Thursday. https://museumsbathurst.com.au/bathurst-rail-museum/
Parkes Radio Telescope and Lookout (3 hours plus viewing)
8.30-4.15 Every day. https://www.parkes.atnf.csiro.au/
Wellington Caves (2 hours plus viewing) (walking shoes needed)
9.00-4.30 : Book Online. https://www.wellingtoncaves.com.au/
Forbes McFeeters Motor Museum (3 hours plus viewing)
9.00-3.00 Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. https://motormuseum.net.au/
Coffee Canowindra or Gooloogong.
Canowindra Age of Fishes (2 hours plus viewing)
10.00-4.00 Every day. https://www.ageoffishes.org.au/
Cafes and hotel.
Mayfield Gardens (3 hours plus viewing)(walking shoes needed)
9.00-3.00 Every day. https://mayfieldgarden.com.au/
Café on site.
Japanese Gardens (2.5 hours plus viewing)(walking shoes needed)
8.30-5.00 Every day, but shorter in cold weather. https://www.cowragarden.com.au/
Café on site.
Ophir Reserve – 50% dirt road for dual purpose bikes only
Alternate Ophir route