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  1. Glow Worm Tunnel

    The Glow Worms are located in an old rail tunnel 400 metres in length. It was originally constructed as part of the railway line to Newnes Kerosene Shale Works. The line was dismantled around the 1940s.The tunnel is located 40 kilometres fr…

  2. Energy Expo at Mt Piper

    Tours are available by prior arrangement. Here you'll be able to enjoy exhibits, models, displays, photographic and printed information, videos and touch screens and gain an understanding of the way NSW electricity is produced and distribut…

  3. St Bernards Church

    Take a tour or arrange a wedding at St Bernards Church in Hartley, a lovingly preserved example of colonial sandstone architecture. The beautiful pale sandstone St Bernards Church was built by local stonemason Alexander Binning, probably f…

  4. FootGolf Lithgow

    FootGolf is played on a golf course using a size five football and the object of the game is to get the ball into the hole using only your feet in the fewest number of shots possible. The rules are exactly the same as golf except you use yo…

  5. Hartley Historic Site

    Step into this historic inland settlement among the sandstone buildings of Hartley Historic Site, on the western edge of the Blue Mountains. Stay in the newly renovated historic cottages. The village also offers a gallery, cafe and tours. …

  6. Newnes Shale Oil Ruins

    At the end of Wolgan Valley lies a reminder of the shale oil industry. The township and shale oil mining complex was established in 1906. The Newnes Oil Shale Mine produced low grade oil. Set within beautiful mountain scenery, a collection …

  7. Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

    In 1906 the Australian Government decided Australia should be independent from Britain for her defence needs. The Lithgow Small Arms Factory commenced production in 1912. This museum, situated in the grounds of the Small Arms Factory, cel…

  8. Capertee Valley

    Surrounded by the wonders of World Heritage listed wilderness, the Capertee Valley is the world's second largest canyon. Sandstone cliffs dominate the escarpment, drawing down into a deep chasm carved into the environment over millions of y…

  9. Turon National Park

    Turon National Park is great for remote bushwalking and camping, trout fishing, birdwatching, swimming, mountain biking or canoeing. If you want to really feel like you’ve gotten away from it all with a remote and rugged bush camping exper…

  10. Wollemi Full Day Bushwalk

    A great day out to explore the breathtaking wilderness of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The Wollemi's pagoda rock formations, stunning plant life and dramatic cliffs are just some of the magical features of the area. Walki…

  11. Lake Lyell Recreation Park

    Lake Lyell is a beautiful destination within two hours drive from Sydney. It provides visitors with access to the lake via a concrete boat ramp for waterskiing, fishing, kayaking and general boating. The park has both powered and unpowered …

  12. Lake Wallace

    Lake Wallace is situated at Wallerawang off the Great Western Highway, fifteen kilometres south west of Lithgow. Facilities include: children's playground, picnic and barbecue areas, toilets and hot showers are available. Activities inclu…

  13. Gardens of Stone National Park

    Be inspired by the dramatic landscape at Gardens of Stone. This World Heritage area features stunning rock pagodas, sandstone cliffs, canyons and breathtaking scenic views. To walk among the exquisite and varied rock pagoda formations, san…

  14. Deep Pass Full Day Adventure

    This amazing full day adventure visits canyons, caves, and rocky pagodas in the Wollemi National Park. Carved over millions of years by the relentless action of running water, these geological treasures are unique to the Blue Mountains. The…

  15. Lithgow Workmen's Club

    The Lithgow Workmen’s Club has been providing excellence in entertainment and leisure for over a century. The club also caters for the many visitors who come from across the state and the country to enjoy their excellent facilities. They …

  16. Bicentennial Trail

    Visitors to Gardens of Stone National Park can ride or bike the Crown Creek fire trail, a section of the iconic Bicentennial trail, which stretches for 5,330 kilometres along the Great Dividing Range of eastern Australia, from Cooktown in Q…

  17. St John the Evangelist Church

    St John's was erected by Mrs Georgina Abbott as a memorial to her parents, Mr and Mrs James Walker and her first husband, Mr Edwin Barton. It was designed by Blacket and Son, architects and built by George Donald, opening on 6 November, 188…

  18. Wolgan Valley Eco Tours

    At Wolgan Valley Eco Tours they believe that walking is a great way to explore the natural environment and cultural heritage of the Wolgan Valley and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Their small group sizes, personalised ser…

  19. Gang Gang Gallery

    Gang Gang features a variety of contemporary art from the Blue Mountains region, Central Western NSW as well as other parts of Australia. The gallery has a focus on representational pieces from all traditions, expressionist to abstract and …

  20. Thrifty Car Rental - Lithgow

    Thrifty Car Rental is 100 per cent Australian owned and proud to be a first tier vehicle rental company that delivers value, quality and exceptional service in the corporate, business travel, tourism, leisure and local vehicle rental market…

  21. Jannei Artisan Cheese Makers

    On the doorstep of the Blue Mountains you will find Jannei Artisan Cheese Makers. Coined by some as a 'hidden gem', this multi-award winning boutique cheese factory is known for its fresh and white mould goat's cheese. A visit to the cel…