Birthplace of Australia


Tenterfield is where, in 1889, Sir Henry Parkes made a famous speech calling for Australia's federation, which became a reality in 1901. Today Tenterfield is in beef country and famous for it's fine wineries.
Rangers Valley was established in on the lush New England Tablelands 1839 by Oswald Bloxsome who had arrived in Sydney from the United Kingdom ten years before. Today it runs 40,000 cattle on the 12,000 acre property under the ownership of Marubeni and supplies grain fed Wagyu beef to the Japanese market.
Glenyon Dam which feeds into Pike Creek and thence the New England Tablelands is just across the border, in Queensland, and covers a massive 1,295 km2.


WP 1 - 10 nm NNE to Rangers Valley Feedlot

WP 2 - 6 nm NE to the town of Deepwater

WP 3 - 25 nm NNE to the town of Tenterfield

Entering Tenterfield from the south at dusk.

Tenterfield Golf Course is on the NW corner of town. Fly over it to head towards the airport.

WP 4 - 6 nm NW to Tenterfield Airport YTFD

WP 5 - 24 nm W to Glenyon Dam. Just across the border in Queensland

WP 6 - 27 nm SSW to Pindari Dam on the Severn River

YGLI Glen Innes

Glen Innes