If you are looking for the perfect Inverell accommodation, you have made the right choice with the Inverell Motel. We are perfectly located for your holiday stopover – directly in the centre of town, making it an easy walk or drive to all our fabulous attractions during your stay.

Inverell is in a lovely part of the country, not far from Coffs Harbour and Armidale, so it’s a logical stopover if you are heading up or down country between Brisbane and Sydney. With plenty of great motels and hotels in Inverell, we are one of the best spots to stay and rest for a few days, exploring our beautiful country and historic attractions.

What is there to do in Inverell?

There are so many options for spending your time in Inverell. If you love the bush and nature, birds, wildlife, hiking and walking, you will be spoilt for choice. We also have lots of historic buildings, museums and even fossicking, so your itinerary can be as busy or relaxed as you wish.

Lake Inverell

Located just 2km from your Inverell accommodation, Lake Inverell is a popular attraction for both the locals and holiday makers. This wildlife and aquatic sanctuary is home to a wide range of native birds, making it a bird lovers paradise! With kangaroos, platypus and waterbirds, the 3km walk around the lake is a perfect way to spend a day in the fresh air and enjoy our countryside.

With lots of great spots for a picnic or BBQ, you can go hiking or bush walking, fishing or even boating on Lake Inverell. Families, couples, singles, hikers, walkers, swimmers, bird and nature lovers – everyone can have a wonderful day at Lake Inverell.


Not far from your Inverell accommodation are plenty of opportunities for you to turn your hand to fossicking. The Inverell area is well-known for its sapphires, quartz crystals and gemstones, so you can’t possibly leave until you have tried fossicking for yourself. Just imagine if you actually find a sapphire yourself!

There are a number of well-managed fossicking operations in the area, as well as a free designated fossicking site open to the public where you can spend a few hours trying your luck. The private operations will supply you with all of the necessary equipment and instruction, leaving you to spend a wonderful few hours searching for the perfect sapphire as a memento of your trip.

Museums and Historic Sites

Our National Transport Museum is a huge drawcard for visitors who love classic cars, trucks and motorbikes and it’s not very far from your Inverell accommodation. With more than 200 exhibits on display, you can while away a few hours quite easily checking out their vehicles, many of which, are quite rare or unique.

The Inverell Pioneer Village is another big attraction with authentic pioneer buildings that were dismantled, relocated from around the local area and rebuilt to form a village. With lock collections, a War Museum, steam engines, horse drawn wagons and carriages, as well as gem and mineral displays, this is another great way to while away a lazy afternoon in Inverell.

Restaurants and Shopping

We have a wide range of shopping and dining options in Inverell, from boutiques that sell designer clothes, sapphires, jewellery and hand-crafted gifts to our busy shopping mall and all the wonderful restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and bakeries. When you stay in our lovely town, all of the shops and restaurants are just a short distance from your Inverell accommodation, making your stay stress free and absolutely perfect.

With so many Inverell hotels and motels in the area, why not simplify your choice and stay at the best Inverell accommodation in town – The Inverell Motel!