An easy 90-minute drive takes you to the beautiful town of Bowral in Southern Highlands. The region is an ideal escape for a day trip from Sydney offering gourmet dining experiences, wine tasting and amazing views of rolling hills stretching from the Blue Mountains to the Shoalhaven region.
Enjoy laid back inland towns with the rich cultural history of early settlers in the region going back to 1850. With the diverse landscape and natural formation, this region is home to unique 4million-year-old caves, mountainous escarpments, deep gorges and waterways. Fitzroy Falls, Macquarie Pass, Kangaroo Valley, Wombeyan Caves and the Blue Mountains region, in general, has a lot to offer in this beautiful part of NSW.
Other interesting locations include the cities of Mittagong, Berrima and Yerrinbool.
Suggested Day Trip Route
Start by catching M5 or Hume Highway from Sydney driving up to the exit for Southern Highlands and Mittagong. Stopover at Fitzroy Historic Inn to explore the heritage Inn dating back to the last Century.
Mittagong Market place holds weekend markets on Sat/Sun. Shop for local produce and gourmet products. Another 10-minute drive takes you to Mittagong Lookout overlooking rolling hills all the way to Bowral and Macquarie Pass.