Manilla and Region Background Info
Manilla is a well serviced town (370mASL) at the junction of the Manilla and Namoi Rivers with a population of 3000. It has a fully featured shopping centre with wide streets and ample parking. It provides banks, ATM’s, hotel/pubs, restaurants, café’s, bakery, car mechnaics and sporting facilities (playing fields, tennis, squash, golf, bowls, Olympic size swimming pool). There is a district hospital, doctors practice and pharmacy. The area also boasts 2 large lakes nearby for swimming, fishing, kite surfing, water skiing etc and some beautiful pristine national parks (Warrabah and Mt Kaputar). The Lake Keepit Gliding Club and the Manilla SkyRanch (for UL’s) are also open daily.
Tamworth is the nearby (45kms) large regional city (population 50,000) with every service available including 4 & 5 star hotels, cinema’s, all professional and trade products & services, government offices, and major sporting facilities. It has an ILS equipped major regional airport.
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