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Mayfield Gardens – Oberon

Mayfield Garden near Oberon began to take shape in the mid-1990′s and today is one of the world’s largest privately owned cool climate gardens. The garden extends across more than 160 acres (64H) and sits within a 5,000acre working farm. Numerous follies and features are blended into the landscape: the […]

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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 breathtaking formations, Jenolan is among the finest and oldest cave systems in the world. A stunning phenomenon, award-winning Jenolan Caves is […]

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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 tour, no open toe shoes! Tours of the station daily except Christmas day at 11am. For information […]

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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 beautiful mountain scenery, a collection of shanties, huts and buildings for the mining process […]

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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 NSW and is part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Whilst in the Valley, visit the Newnes Hotel . 15 […]

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Glow Worm Tunnels – Lithgow

Located within the World Heritage listed Wollemi National Park, the Glow Worm Tunnel area offers magnificent views of pagoda rock formations, extensive flora and a wide array of native wildlife including glow worms, kangaroos and wallabies. The walk into the tunnel follows a disused railway line, which once descended into […]

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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, Lithgow 15 minute drive from Black Gold Cabins

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Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

Australia’s first precision mass production factory its people and its story since 1912 Open Weekends, public & school holidays 10am to 4pm Open Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am to 2pm Open to groups by appointment Closed Christmas and Good Friday Extensive collection of long arms and machine guns. Astonishing array of […]

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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 available at cafés and restaurants in town, farm gate sales and gourmet food outlets. With a continuous history […]

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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 cheeses to fungi and grapes. More than 50 cool-climate wineries operate in the area that has now become […]

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