The Quambone district has a population of 197. This charming little village has two quaint bush churches, a general store, a hotel/motel, tennis courts, swimming pool and the smallest operational library in NSW.
Only 57km from Coonamble on a sealed road, Quambone’s main attractions are the Macquarie Marshes. The Marthaguy Picnic Races held in September and the Quambone Polocrosse Carnival held in July/August
The Macquarie Marsh Nature Reserve covers approx 20,000 hectares and is recognized under the Ramsar Convention
as a Wetland of International importance. The reserve is managed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. The remaining 90% is mainly private land managed for agricultural purposes. The Nature Reserve is mostly surrounded by private land and it is important to respect this when visiting.
The primary school houses a unique collection of photographs of the local Weilwan tribe taken by Sydney based
photographer Charles Kerry in 1898.