The Southern Highlands are bursting with natural attractions that are ripe for exploration. Enjoy bushwalking through national parks or take in the breathtaking view from the Bowral Lookout.
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.
0.75km (one way) - 0.75 hour - Easy difficulty
The walk commences at the Hindmarsh lookout carpark, with a magnificent view of Kangaroo Valley. Follow the signs around the escarpment to sever...
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...
Nattai Gorge Lookout is located at the end of the Box Vale Walking Track, Mittagong. This very popular track follows the route of an historic railway line from Welby to the Nattai escarpment. There a...
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...
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 ...