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Kurri Kurri & Surrounds


Currently mainland Australia’s largest mural town, Kurri Kurri was established in 1902 to service the mining industry, and flourished as a key country town. The small towns and villages offer a range of attractions and activities including mural tours, mining and railway museums.



Welcome to the country towns and villages of Kurri Kurri and Surrounds, warmly welcoming visitors, new business and offering lifestyle and community.


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Heddon Greta Drive In

Enjoy the latest movie releases in the outdoor ambiance of Heddon Greta Drive In.

Off Heddon Street, Heddon Greta

Hunter Valley Way - Scenic Drive

Hunter Valley Way is one of the newest self drive tours on the eastern seaboard of NSW. Starting at the M1 at Freeman’s Water Hole in Lake Macquarie and finishing at the end of the Hunter Valley in Merriwa on the Golden Highway.

Freeman's Waterhole - Kurri Kurri - Broke -Merriwa

Kurri Kurri Mural Towns

Kurri Kurri has over 50 outdoor public artworks on display.
Residents and visitors have the opportunity to view a pictorial journey showcasing the history and heritage of this region through our guided Mural tours.

Kurri Kurri

Peace Park: Chinaman's Hollow

Peace Park is a beautiful community park, with an excellent playground, BBQ facilities and amenities as well as a unique walking trail.

Cessnock Road, Weston

Watagans State Forest Scenic Trail Walks

Watagans State Forest offers the perfect place to get away from it all and explore Australia’s native plants and wildlife. Just 30 Minutes from Cessnock it offers several well defined walking trails.

Watagans State Forest

Werakata National Park

Escape to natural scenery, enjoy a picnic, bush walk or challenge your skills on a mountain bike.

Lomas Lane, Nulkaba

Bread Basket

161 Lang Street, Kurri Kurri. PH: 02 4936 2226.

Coalfields Heritage Group

Corner of Deakin & Greta Streets, Kurri Kurri. PH: 02 4937 4418.

Hunter Valley Hotel Academy

2 McLeod Road, Kurri Kurri. PH: 02 4936 0341.

Kurri Kurri Visitor Information Centre

199 Lang Street, Kurri Kurri. PH: 02 4936 1909.

Richmond Vale Railway Museum

Leggetts Drive, Richmond Vale. PH: 02 4937 5344.