In the heart of New South Wales, Australia lies the charming town of Coolamon. Whilst this lovely area has a lot to offer, there’s one thing that stands out—the Canola Trail. Here’s why it’s a must-see attraction.
The Canola Trail
The Canola Trail is a sight to behold. Spanning across three shires, this trail presents stunning vistas of canola fields in full bloom. The vibrant yellows, greens and blues paint a scenery that’s both calming and captivating, a feast for the eyes.
The Canola Flower
The canola flower, with its vibrant yellow hue, forms the backdrop of this trail. Besides its visual appeal, canola has significant value in the agricultural industry, being a source of canola oil. A visit here allows you to appreciate the beauty and significance of this humble flower.
Activities On The Trail
The Canola Trail presents excellent photography opportunities. The contrasting colours and beautiful landscapes make for spectacular shots, be it sunrise, midday or sunset.
Walk along the trail and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents that come with a walk among the canola fields.
The trail is also a haven for bird watchers. With a diverse range of bird species found along the trail, bird enthusiasts can spend hours observing and enjoying these feathered creatures.
Logistics And Planning
Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit the Canola Trail is during the blooming season, which typically runs from August to September. During this period, the fields are a brilliant yellow, creating a vibrant and captivating landscape.
Coolamon is well connected by road and rail. If you’re travelling by car, the Canola Trail is just a short drive away from the town centre. For those without a vehicle, local tours offer regular trips to the trail.
Staying In Coolamon
Coolamon offers a variety of accommodations to suit all budgets. From boutique hotels to cosy bed and breakfasts, you’ll find a comfortable place to rest after a day on the trail.
Explore Luxury At The Ark Coolamon
Indulge in the finesse of stained-glass windows, cypress pine floorboards and tasteful antique furnishings. Here, every detail is designed for your comfort and every moment is steeped in luxury.