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 Australian Colonial History. The atmosphere of the historic towns of...

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 scenic spot.Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pmSaturday, Sunday &...

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, Blackheath, Megalong Valley, Faulconbridge, Katoomba, Leura,...

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 joyfully greet the season.50 minute drive from Black Gold Country...

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 remain and Courthouse tours are available. Located at Hartley 11km...

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 is also an exquisitely beautiful area boasting six national parks...