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On the banks of the Paroo River is the village of Wanaaring. Established in the 1880s, the town provided services to the large sheep properties of the time. Once, wool scouring, or wool washing, was carried out on the banks of the river.

Long gone, reminders of those times can be found among the memorabilia on the river banks. In 1891 the town boasted two hotels, two stores, a saddler's shop, a butcher, two blacksmiths, a boarding house, a school and a number of cottages. Today Wanaaring is a great first stop for visiting the Corner Country.


  • The small primary school has been continuously operating since 1887. It is still running today, providing education to remote kids.
  • Enjoy a day trip picnic, fish or birdwatch at the Nocoleche Nature Reserve. Just 20 kilometres south of Wanaaring.
  • Visit the Wanaaring Store and Caravan Park. Stay the night in cabins, powered or un-powered sites or stock up on groceries and supplies before heading into the corner country.

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