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Location and Travel Information




Manilla is located 345kms north of Sydney by air and 220kms inland. Mt Borah is 12kms NW of Manilla S30*40’45” E150*36’22”.


Location Maps can be found at the Maps and Satellite Images page - click menu tab on left.


Travel Information


Road :


From Sydney (459kms) via F3 Freeway to Newcastle/Maitland, New England Hwy (NR15) to Muswellbrook and Tamworth, then Fossickers Way (MR95) to Manilla. Travel time approx 6hrs (includes 1 hr from Central Sydney to F3).


From Brisbane via New England Highway (Warwick, Armidale, Tamworth, Manilla) 622kms, 7hrs. Via Cunningham Hwy and Fossickers Way (Warwick, Ingelwood, Texas, Yetman, Bingara, Barraba, Manilla) 530kms, 6hrs.


Tamworth > Manilla is 45kms, approx 25mins driving time.


Website for driving directions etc in Australia (similar the Michelin Guide) > Whereis. Be careful - not all routes shown are the shortest ones - always check a real map first!!!!!! If coming from Brisbane via Inglewood for example then the “TO“ location should be typed in as Upper Manilla otherwise it will take you via Moree- an extra 150kms to drive !!!!.


Bus :


Greyhound operates daily services from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to Tamworth via its national network : .


There is a local bus service between Manilla and Tamworth on weekdays only. Bus # 443 : Dep Tamworth 10.40am  (Kable Av) and 3.50pm (Train Station), Dep Manilla 7.32 am and 11.25am. Check web site for updated timetable info :


There is also a daily bus service available via Country Link (see below) that Dep Tamworth Railway Station 4pm and Dep Manilla 10am every day.<