Throughout the Southern Highlands and surrounding areas there is much to see and do. From adventure and shopping in Macarthur, to heritage buildings, rivers, dams and stunning views of rolling hills throughout Wollondilly and the Highlands, there is something sure to please the eye and satisfy the most discerning of visitors. Only a day trip from the coast, Sydney or Canberra.
Australia’s newest and biggest rail experience. Open 7 days. Steam Train rides every Sunday.
10 Barbour Rd, Thirlmere. Ph: 4681 8001
A man-made Lake in the Mittagong township. Find an abundance of birdlife, walks, BBQ facilities and a fantastic playground. A delightful venue for a picnic or a stroll through the reserve. Queen St Mittagong.
THE INTERNATIONAL CRICKET HALL OF FAME
ILLAWARRA FLY TREE TOP WALK
This 500 metre elevated walkway has 2 cane levered arms, taking visitors to the edge of the escarpment, offering awe inspiring views over the valley to the ocean. With a visitor centre, complete with café, retail and regional information, the FLY is a fantastic destination that will inspire young and old. Knights Hill Road, Knights Hill. Ph:1300 362 881 www.illawarrafly.com
AUSTRALIAN BOTANIC GARDENS; MT ANNAN
Australia’s largest Botanic Garden, 416 hectares in size. Rolling hills and ornamental lakes set amidst displays of Australian plants. Walking trails, a mountain bike track and café. Open 10 am – 5 pm Narellan Road, Mount Annan. www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au Ph: 4634 7935.
Explore beautiful caves, bush walk to spectacular mountain lookouts and waterfalls or the limestone gorge. Cabins & cottages available. Wombeyan Caves Rd, Wombeyan Caves, 69 kms from Mittagong.
Ph: 4843 5976 www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au
Flora & Fauna Sanctuary. Native plant nursery, bushwalking trails, gift shop, picnic tables and native animals. OPEN: Tuesday – Sunday 9am-4pm 3105 Remembrance Drive, Bargo.
Ph: 4684 1112 www.wirrrimbirra.com.au
GOULBURN HISTORIC WATERWORKS
Home to two unique, operational, steam engines, each over 100 years old. Picnic in the grounds or lunch at the Pumphouse Cafe on steaming days. Open Sunday and School Holidays 10am-4pm. Mon & Tues 10am – 2pm. Marsden Weir, Goulburn.Ph: 4823 4448
NEENY’S indoor playhouse
A great sun safe way to entertain the kids! Open 6 days. Unit 1/227 Old Hume Hwy, Mittagong. Ph: 48 71 3750 www.neenysplayhouse.com.au