Wollemi National Park

World Heritage-listed Wollemi National Park offers a dramatic setting for scenic walks, swimming, canoeing and camping, just a couple of hours north-west of Sydney.

Discover the spectacular landscapes of Wollemi National Park, part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. From scenic canyons, towering cliffs, wild rivers and serene forests, there are ample opportunities to be immersed in the beauty of the largest wilderness area in NSW.

In the southeast of the park, pack a picnic and hike down to the beautiful Colo River for lunch to view one of the state’s most picturesque gorges.

Set up camp by the Wolgan River and head out to explore the historic ruins at Newnes, once the site of an oil shale mining facility, or take the kids to marvel at the Glow Worm Tunnel, part of the old railway that once serviced the area. Bushwalkers and rock climbers will thrill at the hikes and climbing opportunities available in this striking, escarpment-bound valley.

In the northwest of the park, Ganguddy (Dunns Swamp) offers a tranquil escape dotted with remarkable pagoda rock formations and plenty of opportunities for easy walks, swimming and canoeing.

Nearby events

  1. Daffodils at Rydal

    Saturday 08 September 2018 to Sunday 16 September 2018 , Lithgow

    Daffodils at Rydal festival celebrates the arrival of spring. Thousands of daffodils have been planted in the parks and gardens of Rydal. Daffodils at Rydal will take place over two weekends in September. You can pay the entry fee at the …

    08 Sep - 16 Sep
  2. Lithgow Halloween

    Saturday 27 October 2018 , Lithgow

    Stranger Things will be happening in Main Street Lithgow on Saturday 27 October. Lithgow Halloween 2018 will be taking you back in time to the 1980’s with live music and performances just to remember if you dare, the scariest movies of the…

    27 Oct
  3. Rydal Show

    Event dates to be confirmed: February 2019 , Lithgow

    The Rydal Show is known as 'the biggest little show in the west'. There is something for everyone with yard dog trials, wood chopping, prize winning arts and horticulture. See the best wool, the best cattle, and the best vegetables the …

    02 Feb