… just the place to stop, where the Leichhardt Highway meets the Sunset Way. The name The Gums was given by drovers would pass this way and chose a spot amongst the gums to stop over.

  • The Gums Store is a handy stop for meals, petrol and even offers free overnight camping with amenities, which backs on to a nature reserve.
  • A peaceful overnight camp spot with amenities can be found at The Gums Sports Club, where the local community make the grounds and amenities available for a small fee.
  • The quaint historic church and small bush school are both as tiny as The Gums community itself.

Hot Tip: Ever had a whole golf course to yourself?
The course and sand greens at The Gums Sports Club is just the place! Honesty box for fees.

Things to do in the-gums


The Gums Sports Club offers a round of golf (with sand greens) with fees payable in an honesty box onsite).  A unique experience playing golf amongst the gum trees, where you’re likely the only players onsite!