First and Second Fleet Memorial Gardens

Address : New England Highway, Wallabadah 2343

Phone : (02) 6747 1226 (Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre)

Hand carved tablets, by master stonemason Ray Collins, list the names of passengers, the crew, convicts, and civilians who travelled on the ships of the First and Second Fleet. Read of the tales from those who were on the voyages and explore the list of livestock and provisions that were brought.

After walking around The Gardens, why not picnic under the graceful stand of Australian native Shea Oaks adorning the banks of the Quirindi Creek. Picnic facilities including barbeques, children’s play area and amenities are all easily accessible. The Gardens are open Monday to Sunday from sunrise to sunset.

Guided Tours for Groups

Guided Tours for School Groups will take c.a. 2 hours and include an informative walk around the gardens, a quizz, booklet, 2 teacher’s booklets and a treasure hunt. Cost: $5.00 per child. Bring a hat and water. Toilets available.

Guided Tours for other Groups will take c.a. 30 – 40 minutes. Please book at the Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre on 02 6747 1226 or send an email to

Filling in the First Fleet Booklet

Filling in the First Fleet Booklet

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Having fun after the learning!

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Cost : Free