Attractions

 

“If you’re looking for Blue Mountains accommodation, it’s worth the drive to Wallerawang for the great experience of staying at the Black Gold Motel.”

 

The Black Gold Motel is located on the edge of the town of Wallerawang, near Lithgow on the west side of the Blue Mountains. There are many special places to experience in easy driving distance.

Mudgee

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...

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Orange & Lucknow

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...

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Bathurst – History & Adventure

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’s also home to Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit ,...

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Portland Blue Mountains

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 quarries have given way to water filled ‘lakes’, and the...

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Glen Davis Blue Mountains

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 1952 because shale oil was not viable in a non-war,...

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Capertee Valley

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, Accommodation, Petrol Station, Police Station & School. Take a...

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The Hawkesbury

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...

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Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens

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,...

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Upper Blue Mountains

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,...

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Oberon – The High Country

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...

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Historic Hartley

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...

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Heritage Rich Lithgow

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...

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Wallerawang

Wallerawang

Wallerawang or ‘Wang’ as it is commonly referred to by locals is located approximately 14km northwest of Lithgow. The township was previously supported by its own Power Station which closed some years ago, and now the many dams that were built to supply water to the...

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Attractions and things to do in the

Blue Mountains

Explore our surrounding areas and activities

Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

Australia’s first precision mass production factory its people and its story since 1912Open Weekends, public & school holidays 10am to 4pmOpen Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am to 2pmOpen to groups by appointmentClosed Christmas and Good FridayExtensive...

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Eskbank House – Lithgow

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, Lithgow15 minute drive from Black Gold Cabins Black Gold...

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Glow Worm Tunnels – Lithgow

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...

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Wollemi National Park

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...

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Newnes Ruins

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,...

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Energy Australia Expo

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...

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Jenolan Caves

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...

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Mayfield Gardens – Oberon

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...

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Phone: 02 6355 7305
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121 Main Street
Wallerawang NSW 2845