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Nearby Towns

We are surrounded by wonderful country towns for you to explore.

Wallerawang

Wallerawang or Wang as it is commonly referred to by locals, is located approximately 14km north west of Lithgow. The landscape of Wallerawang is dominated by the Power Station and dams that have been…
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Heritage Rich Lithgow

On the western fringe of the Blue Mountains, just two hours from Sydney and at the gateway to the Central West, the Lithgow area is the perfect getaway. Best known for its industrial heritage, Lithgow…
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Historic Hartley

In 1837 a Courthouse was constructed in Hartley to deal with the number of convicts living in the area. Settlers moved into the village and a number of houses and inns were built. Today 17 buildings r…
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Oberon – The High Country

Oberon supports a strong rural community, producing lamb, beef cattle and a wide range of vegetables. It’s particularly delightful in spring, when the appearance of bulbs and colourful wildflowers j…
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Upper Blue Mountains

Less than two hours from Sydney by road or train, the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is one of the country’s most spectacular icons. The surrounding picturesque towns of Mount Victoria, …
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Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens

Stroll through rainforest or marvel at the Garden’s ancient conifers, giant redwoods and colourful flowering plants through all seasons. Enjoy the panoramic view from the restaurant or picnic at the…
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The Hawkesbury

Discovered in 1789, The Hawkesbury is one of the earliest colonial settlements in Australia and with many of the area’s original buildings surviving from that era, creates a “time capsule” of Au…
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Capertee Valley

Surrounded by the wonders of World Heritage listed wilderness, the Capertee valley is the world’s second largest canyon. Capertee, a small township at the top of the Valley has a Hotel, Accommodatio…
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Glen Davis Blue Mountains

Glen Davis is situated in the Capertee Valley. From 1938, the town became the centre of an Oil Shale Industry. The post office for the town opened on 1 March 1939.[6] The township was abandoned in 195…
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Portland Blue Mountains

Portland was the home of the first cement works in Australia, and has since become known as the town that built Sydney. The cement works and quarries (now closed) are a landmark feature. Today the qua…
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Bathurst – History & Adventure

Bathurst sits on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, 207 km west of Sydney. This gracious and historical Country NSW town has grand heritage buildings, parklands and tree-lined streets. It…
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Orange & Lucknow

Orange and its surrounding areas are enjoying a growing reputation for rare and exotic produce thanks to the cool climate and rich volcanic soils. The produce ranges from stone fruits and sheep’s ch…
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Mudgee

Mudgee is an elegant and historic country town, set in the scenic, natural setting of the Cudgegong Valley, 282 km north-west of Sydney. From the fertile farmland surrounds comes great local produce a…
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Attractions and things to do in the Blue Mountains

Explore our surrounding areas and activities

Jenolan Caves

Nestled in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area of New South Wales, the spectacular Jenolan Caves are a “must see” experience. With awe inspiring caverns, pure underground rivers and breathtakin…
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Energy Australia Expo

The Delta Energy Expo, open from 9am to 4pm daily except Christmas day, provides interactive displays on the use of electricity and how it is made. Please note, appropriate footwear required for the t…
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Newnes Ruins

At the end of Wolgan Valley lies a reminder of the shale oil industry. The township and shale oil mining complex was established in 1906. The Newnes Oil Shale Mine produced low grade oil. Set within b…
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Wollemi National Park

The Wollemi National Park encompasses the largest wilderness area in NSW with rich diversity and spectacular scenery. Covering 487,500 hectares, Wollemi is the second largest conservation reserve in N…
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Eskbank House – Lithgow

Discover the story of Lithgow through the eyes of Eskbank house, the first house inside the Lithgow Valley. Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm Located on the corner of Bennett and Inch Streets, Lith…
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