Nature getaways in the Southern Highlands
Lush countryside, pretty gardens and national parks make the Southern Highlands the perfect country getaway.
In Kangaroo Valley, kayaking along the upper reaches of the Kangaroo River is lots of fun - stop along the way for a riverside picnic.
From Bowral it's a short drive to the top of Mount Gibraltar where you can admire the local area from lookouts, picnic spots and short walking tracks.
1.8km (one way) - 2.5 hour
Although not a bushwalk for the faint of heart, Bundanoon Creek walking track offers great rewards for those who are fit and don't mind a steep climb. The walking t...
Take in the delights of the Southern Highlands gardens, the Bowral Tulip Festival, Canberra's sights and enjoy the splendour of Floriade as well as the majesty of the Blue Mountains and Hunter Val...www.botanica.travel/?sc_camp=29042757A8B24349AEFA3E21C342323E
Mount Jellore Lookout is located in the Mount Gibraltar Reserve, Bowral. It is regarded as the finest view on the mountain with the Mittagong-Bowral Road and the Main Southern Railway. In the far di...
11km (one way) - 24 hour
Griffins walking track offers a peaceful hike through the Yarrunga Creek Valley and up Meryla Pass. At 11km one-way, it can be attempted in a single day, but is best ...
When you pull up at Fitzroy Falls picnic area, you'll hear the waterfalls before you see them. It's a short walk to the spectacular Fitzroy Falls, where water plummets over 80m to the deep rainforest ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/morton-national-park/fitzroy-falls-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
15km (one way) - 3 hour - Easy difficulty
Bundanoon cycling route is in Morton National Park and offers an easy, yet rewarding, day on the bike for all the family. Boasting amazing views from...