Attractions

Craft Works Distillery

Craft Works Distillery is nestled on the edge of the stunning Capertee Valley and at the back of the Royal Hotel Capertee in a  small tin shed about 40 minutes from Lithgow. Craft Works Distillery although relativity new on the distilling local scene is already...

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Southern Cross Kayaking

Experience the wonders of Dunns Swamp (Ganguddy) in the Wollemi National Park from a stable kayak on the pristine waters of the Cudgegong River. Marvel at the awe of nature as you wind through striking rock formations, stunning sandstone gorges and picturesque...

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Zig Zag Brewery

The famous Zig Zag brewery is once again striving to make award-winning beers using pure spring water and regionally sourced grains.

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Maple Springs Nursery & Gardens

Maple Springs Nursery specialise in cold climate trees with thousands to choose from. Featuring a Japanese Garden including ponds, waterfalls, rockeries, stones, gravels, hand made bridges and islands.

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Tree Adventures

Soar through the treetops at the foothills of The Blue Mountains on an array of flying foxes, tight ropes and tunnels! A 2 hour session climbing through the aerial challenges (including training) will have you laughing along with the kookaburras. Arrival of...

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Wolgan Valley Eco Tours

Multi-award winning local ecotourism operator specialising in minimal impact guided walking tours and hikes of the world heritage listed Gardens of Stone and Wollemi region. Small group sizes, personalised service and passionate local guide guarantees guests a truly...

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Glen Davis Ruins Tour

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.

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Mayfield Water Garden , Nursery and Cafe

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.

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Mayfield Garden

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 acre working farm.

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The Lolly Bug

The Lolly Bug is a popular destination for tourists, travellers and locals. Stocking over 2000 lines we have something for everyone

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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...

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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.

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Blast Furnace Park

The remnants of the Blast Furnace stand tall reminding us that Lithgow was the birthplace of the Australian iron and steel industry. Constructed in 1913, the Lithgow Blast Furnace, at its peak, produced 105,000 tonnes of pig iron produced primarily for use by the...

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Talisman Gallery

Ron Fitzpatrick’s inspired metal creations have been astounding people for years – beautiful and mysterious mirrors, clocks, candle holders and sculpture, lovingly handcrafted on the premises in the idyllic Hartley Valley.  Along with a fabulous range of silver...

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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...

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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...

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Newnes Kiosk

Open weekends. Call in for Information and Museum display. Ice creams, soft drinks, souvenirs for sale. Address: Wolgan Road, Wolgan ValleyPhone: 02 6355 7355 Website: users.tpg.com.au/newnes/g/kiosk.htmEmail: newneshotelcabins@gmail.com

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Bracey Lookout

Recently revamped Bracey 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.  

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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...

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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...

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Lake Lyell Recreation Area

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.   Contact Details Address : Magpie Hollow Road Lithgow,...

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