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Address: Bingara Road | Mount Kaputar National Park, Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia

Sawn Rocks is a 40 metre basalt rock cliff face featuring...

Sawn Rocks is a 40 metre basalt rock cliff face featuring ‘perpendicular-octagonal shaped rocks, resembling a giant series of organ pipes’ & looks as though it was created by some architectural firm rather than nature.

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Be there an 60 to 90 mins before sunset

It's an easy level walk of about 500 metres in from the car park and the same distance back. In mid September it was best to arrive at the rocks by 4,30 latest in order to get... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
Brian T
Nambucca Heads, Australia
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Nambucca Heads, Australia
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

It's an easy level walk of about 500 metres in from the car park and the same distance back. In mid September it was best to arrive at the rocks by 4,30 latest in order to get some excellent lighting on the rocks for great photography. The bush was in perfect condition in September 2016 and there were many colourful... More 

Thank Brian T
Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Yeah these are probably worth the visit. About 35 Kms out of Narrabri. The signs say about an hours return walk. It's not that long, even with a further exploration of the creek below. The formation is a little different. Quite interesting really. Not really a lot to say about them.

Thank Stamrish1
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

This was on my want to see list, and I actually got to see it almost by accident. The road we had taken had a Mt Kaputar National Park sign, and I realised we were almost here! So I got to go look. A very easy walk from the carpark to the sawn rocks, with gorgeous native plants on either... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This was well worth the detour off the highway. Did take a bit longer to drive out there then some of the others mentioned. Amazing rock feature.

Thank Mary H
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
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Reviewed August 16, 2016

It took 45 drive return from town. It took 15 minutes to walk fast from car park to the Rock and another 15 to return to car park.

Thank moral101
Wauchope NSW
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Reviewed August 4, 2016

This colourful place is only a few metres off the highway with good parking and picnic facilities. The short walk to the viewing platform is hard surfaced and suitable for wheelchairs. This view is colourful and stunning.

Thank the2ofusWauchopeNSW
Narrabri, Australia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Amazing unique landscape, well worth a visit. Easy access to the lookout opposite the rocks, and steps down to the creek bed which is great for the kids to go scrambling around in.

Thank Sam S
Malanda, Australia
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Reviewed July 10, 2016

It was well worth the 35 klm drive and a short walk to see this amazing rock formation. A nice parking/picnic area was also there.

Thank sandra w
Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

Worth taking a drove then a stroll down to the lookout point then the stairs to the creek bed. Colours and formations are worth a picture or two or three. Great picnic area and toilet.

Thank dhutcho
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

A very interesting geological site to visit. Have not seen anything quite like this before. The sawn rocks are 750m down a paved path from the car park so easy access for all ages. Not too far drive from Narrabi township - though you have to drive there deliberately as it is not on the road to somewhere else. Great... More 

Thank Michael B

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