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.
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 ...
3.5km (one way) - 2 hour - Easy difficulty
For a delightful walk through pristine eucalypt forests and lush rainforest, moderate West Rim walking track offers spectacular views of dramatic go...
0.35km (one way) - 0.3 hour
The view from Echo Point picnic area is memorable in its own right, but for something even more secluded, follow a track south from the picnic area as it descends ...
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
0.75km (one way) - 0.5 hour
Connecting Echo Point picnic area with Bonnie View, this easy walking track offers a quiet 750m stroll through open forest, with scenic views as a reward at either...
Lloran Log Cabins is situated in an idyllic highland setting at peaceful Robertson, with views over the escarpment and rainforest towards the South Coast. Superb views and utter peace.