Towns and Villages
Settled in at the foot of the Mallanganee Range, this quiet village is full of hidden treasures. Mallanganee offers the visitor a range of facilities and experiences. The Koori place name of Mallanganee means “Pine tree hill”. The display of cattle brands in the general store is a clue to the farming history of the area, with this scenic area being the heart of “Beef Country”. The Memorial Hall commemorates the timber days with a backdrop appliqué showing a bullock team hauling timber.
Located approx 40klms west from Casino, and just off the Bruxner Highway, Mallanganee is one of the Kyogle Shire’s “Gateway’s to the Rainforest”.
No visit is complete without trying one of the famed hand-made Mallanganee Pies from the bakery. The Moon River Café, Wild West Store and Mallanganee Hotel offer meals and/or takeaways. Life is not rushed here with a population of around 140, the general store also the postal agency serves the community as it has for years, original old mail boxes are on display. Treat yourself to a taste of authentic Country Life.
Views from the Mallanganee Lookout are spectacular, with Mt Warning visible on the eastern horizon. There are rainforests and flora reserves close by, with the Mallanganee National Park itself being a very rare example of a dry land rainforest.
The Mallanganee Hotel has accommodation comprising 4 motel-style rooms for your overnight stay in the area. Additionally there is B & B and farmstay accommodation in the surrounding area.
To view the Mallanganee website click here.