A paradise of forest and pasture, Megalong Valley is home to gorgeous getaway cabins and guesthouses, beautiful walking trails and fabulous horse rides. The famous Six Foot Track also runs through this area, and the rainforest drive from Blackheath into the Megalong Valley is a sensational experience.
Nestled between towering sandstone cliffs, this secluded valley drive is one of the Discovery Trails on the Greater Blue Mountains Drive. In this lovely valley you’ll find a variety of accommodation options, perfect for absorbing the soothing tranquillity of this area and within easy reach of Sydney.
The Six Foot Track is an historic walking track between Katoomba and the Jenolan Caves, winding through the Megalong Valley. The whole walk takes three days, though you can explore a shorter five-hour section from Megalong Valley Road down to the Coxs River and back, through gorgeous bush and farmland to a swing bridge over the river.
Saddle up to explore country trails with Blue Mountains Horse Riding and Megalong Valley Farm. You can enjoy lodge accommodation, as well as bed and breakfasts, before venturing into the beautiful bushland surrounds. These escorted rides also have country picnic options and offer walking and cycling trails.
Sample some local produce at Dryridge Estate, a stunning boutique vineyard planted with riesling, pinot gris and shiraz grapes. The cellar door is open for wine and cheese tasting every weekend. The Megalong Valley Tearooms have been serving up delicious refreshments since 1956.
From the Megalong Valley it is easy to access the spectacular walks of the Blue Mountains National Park by car. Surrounding areas, including Blackheath, Katoomba, Mount Victoria and Leura, offer plenty of adventure activities and cultural attractions.
Accommodation options in Megalong Valley include rustic country cottages, eco-lodges and camping as well as country estates with all the trimmings. You’ll also find vineyard accommodation at Dryridge Estate. For outdoor adventure, camp at Old Fords Reserve or Dunphys Campground.