Attractions

Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens
Visit Australia's Coolest Garden. Located 1,000 metres above sea level, this magnificent cool climate collection for the Sydney Botanic Gardens Trust has over 40,000 plants and 5,000 different species. Enjoy magnificent views of the northern Blue Mountains that stretch from the Hunter Valley back ... Read more
Blue Mountains Sparadise
Escape from your busy lifestyle and indulge yourself in this picturesque setting. Enjoy a therapeutic massage, herbal steam bath or a dip in the Japanese inspired spa overlooking the escarpment of the Blue Mountains, SpaRadise is the perfect place to relax. Blue Mountains Sparadise offers a range ... Read more
Bowenfels Gun Emplacements
Lithgow's Bowenfels Gun Emplacement is the only known inland heavy anti aircraft gun emplacement of its type in NSW. The Gun Emplacements were constructed during World War II to protect Lithgow's important mining, manufacturing and transport industries as well as the Small Arms Factory. Following ... Read more
Braceys Lookout
Recently revamped Bracey's Lookout gives a 180 degree view of the Lithgow Valley. The lookout gives panoramic views of Blast Furnace Park area and the rolling hills that surround Lithgow.     Print ... Read more
Centennial Glen Stables
Enjoy Horse Riding, driving a sulky, pony rides for the children, mountain trail riding, even learn to ride while at the same time you can absorb the peace and quiet offered by this valley.  Soak up the atmosphere, breathe the 'fresh' air, and see the wildlife and fantastic mountain ... Read more
Eskbank House & Museum
Eskbank House and Museum is the heart of history, art and culture in Lithgow. Discover the opulent Bracey Furniture Collection. Explore the blacksmith area. View the largest collection of Lithgow Pottery in Australia. Enjoy the art exhibitions in the Courtyard Gallery. Join in the music, dance and ... Read more
Glen Davis Ruins Tour
About The Glen Davis Shale Oil Works, located in the Capertee Valley, was one of the largest employers in the area. Producing gasoline, the operation was an important strategic resource during the war era. In its heyday about 2,500 people lived in the township. Vertical sandstone cliffs stand ... Read more
Glow Worm Tunnel
Located within the World Heritage listed Wollemi National Park, the Glow Worm Tunnel area offers magnificent views of pagoda rock formations, extensive flora and a wide array of native wildlife including glow worms, kangaroos and wallabies. The walk into the tunnel follows a disused railway line, ... Read more
Hartley Historic Site
Park the carriage and water the horses while you have an ale, unless you are here for Court. At least that was the case in the 1830’s. Hear the stories of convicts and early pioneers that called Hartley home, on a guided tour of the Greek Revival Courthouse and St Bernard’s Catholic ... Read more
Hassans Walls Lookout
Hassan’s Walls Lookout is just minutes from the Lithgow town centre. The Sir Joesph Cook boardwalk provides easy access to the magnificent 180 degree view of the Blue Mountains escarpment and rolling valleys below. Hassan’s Walls Lookout is the highest scenic lookout (1130m) in the Blue ... Read more
Jannei Goat Dairy
Jannei Goat Dairy is a family owned and run Artisan goat cheese fromagerie. Specialising in fresh and semi-hard style Australian goat cheese. Visitors can purchase raw milk and natural yoghurt at the dairy. Free cheese tasting and retail sales are available from the cellar door. 8 View Street, ... Read more
Jenolan Caves
You will be amazed! Open daily, only 45 minutes from Lithgow, award-winning Jenolan Caves are the world’s oldest caves, and are considered Australia’s most outstanding.  Throughout the day, friendly guides will show you through your choice of 10 spectacular show caves, for all ages and fitness ... Read more
Lake Lyell Recreation Area
About Lake Lyell is a picturesque recreational lake for camping, swimming and fishing. The Recreation Area boasts a range of amenities including BBQ's, picnic and shower facilities and a children’s playground. P: (02) 6355 6347 E: ... Read more
Lake Wallace & Thompsons Creek Dam
Located close to the township of Wallerawang , Lake Wallace is a popular spot to fish, sail or swim. Enjoy a picnic or BBQ on the banks of the dam and let the kids play on the playground equipment. An off leash dog area is also available at Lake Wallace. Thompsons Creek Dam is a favourite amongst ... Read more
Mayfield Garden
About Inspired by the grandeur of English country garden estates, Mayfield Garden near Oberon began to take shape in the mid-1990′s and today is one of the world’s largest privately owned cool climate gardens. Mayfield Garden extends across more than 160 acres (64H) and sits within a 5,000 ... Read more
Mayfield Water Garden , Nursery and Cafe
About The Water Garden has at its heart a 6 acre stone and water feature garden and includes follies such as a blue-stone bridge, red bridge, boardwalks a copper tree fountain, obelisk pond and allée of London Plane trees. The Nursery at Mayfield Garden is stocked with a wide range of cool ... Read more
Mt Dan 4WD Adventures
Turn your holiday into an Australian adventure holiday.  Mt Dan 4WD Adventures offer fly fishing tours, 4WD tours, abseiling tours, bushwalking tours, and family camping adventures. They also specialise in personalised tours for small groups and can tailor a tour to suit you and will show you ... Read more
Mt Piper Power Station Energy Expo
You can visit the Mount Piper Power Station Energy Expo every day of the year, except Christmas Day, between 9am and 4pm, with tours available with prior arrangement. Here you'll be able to enjoy exhibits, models, displays, photographic and printed information, videos and touch screens and gain an ... Read more
Newnes Kiosk
Open weekends. Call in for Information and Museum display. Ice creams, soft drinks, souvenirs for sale. A: Wolgan Road, Wolgan Valley P: 02 6355 7355 W: users.tpg.com.au/newnes/g/kiosk.htm E: newneshotelcabins@gmail.com   Print ... Read more
Pearsons Lookout
Pearson's Lookout, just south of the village of Capertee affords one of the best views of the majestic Capertee Valley below. There are 180 degree views of the Valley with Pantoney's Crown dominating the ground below. View the Gardens of Stone and Wollemi National Park to the south and up towards ... Read more
Small Arms Factory Museum
In 1912, the Government built the Small Arms Factory in Lithgow to produce weapons and small arms. The factory was the first modern manufacturing facility in Australia. The Museum presents a visual journey into the social and engineering history of this renowned facility. Open Tues - Thurs 9:30 am ... Read more
State Mine Heritage Park
The poppet head towers above the first State Government owned coal mine, signifying the struggle to bring the black gold to the surface. The museums collection of memorabilia and artefacts depict working life in Australia’s coal mines. Lithgow State Mine's newest attraction is the spectravision ... Read more
The Lolly Bug
About In the Hartley Valley just 10 minutes from Lithgow, the Lolly Bug is a popular destination for tourists, travellers and locals. Stocking over 2000 lines we have something for everyone – confectionery from all around the world including old fashioned English sweets, New Zealand, American, ... Read more
Turon Technology Museum
The Turon Technology Museum displays the engines of the Industrial Revolution covering the period 1850-1950. Exhibits include the steam and internal engine and the internal combustion engine and its development. 5833 Ilford Road, Sofala NSW Australia P: (+61-2) 63588434 W: ... Read more
Wolgan Valley Eco Tours
Wolgan Valley Eco Tours is the only ecotourism operator in the Wolgan Valley that is 100% locally owned. Specialising in small group sizes (max six people), our tour program has been designed for the experience seeker in us all who enjoy authentic guided adventures, engaging with locals and unique ... Read more