Apartment in Kangaroo Valley
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- 2 bedrooms
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- 1 bathroom
Apartment in Kangaroo Valley
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The worldly traveller will be pushed to deny the beauty of Kangaroo Valley located in the verdant Southern Highlands. Less than two hours from Sydney you’ll enter Kangaroo Valley over the Hampden Bridge, a castellated suspension bridge, reputably the oldest in Australia. Low hanging clouds caught between the hills of the Southern Highlands create the most enchanting effect in Kangaroo Valley.
Travellers to Kangaroo Valley typically spend their break in the great outdoors, kayaking, bushwalking, or even horse riding, as they take in sweeping country views. In town, play a round of tennis or do some golf as you watch the sunset.
Kangaroo Valley also boasts a thriving arts community, with galleries and studios open to the public. While youâre in town, stop at Pioneer Park Museum to see what life was like for the regionâs past inhabitants.
When it comes to holiday rentals, travellers can choose from cabins steps to the golf course, cosy cottages with private gardens and even luxurious retreats close to nature.
Kangaroo Valley is surrounded by national parks. The closest, Morton National Park, is crisscrossed with walking trails. The park has various walks of all difficulties. Stroll alongside creeks and beneath rainforest canopies. If youâre feeling up to it, make the challenging but rewarding trek to the parkâs mountain peaks for panoramic lookouts.
The most travelled path is the Three Views Walk. Bring your camera to get some good shots of the parkâs cascades as you hike. Another popular option is the Griffin Fire Trail, which leads to the ruins of an old homestead and farmhouse.
Right in Kangaroo Valley, you will find several shorter walks, including the Historic Village Walk, which will take you past 45+ heritage buildings, such as the old courthouse and Hampden Bridge.
Kangaroo Valleyâs scenic surrounds make it a destination of choice for artists. Explore the townâs galleries to discover works by local talent. Start off at the Galeria Aniela Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park to view works by Indigenous artists.
Then, head over to one of the smaller studios and mingle with artisans as you join a workshop or class. To combine art and dining, go to Jing Jo Cafe, which showcases works by emerging regional artists. Soak up the artsy atmosphere as you taste modern Australian or Thai dishes.
Meanwhile, to find out more about Kangaroo Valleyâs past, visit Pioneer Park Museum, where you will be able to see what life was like in centuries past. Wander through the bush and see an old school house, dairy, timber cutterâs workshop and more. There are picnic facilities onsite.
In October, street performances and concerts take over the town during the Kangaroo Valley Folk Festival. Visitors can join arts and crafts lessons, Tai Chi classes and poetry events. In February, head to the Kangaroo Valley Show for rodeos, agricultural competitions and carnival rides.
On the second sunday of the month, the Kangaroo Valley Market sells arts and crafts as well as fresh produce, coffee and books. Then there is the Kangaroo Valley Farmers Market, showcasing local produce, on the fourth Sunday. Both markets are traditionally accompanied by live music.
If youâd like to try some canoeing or kayaking, rent the equipment you need in Kangaroo Valley and go to Morton National Park. The reserveâs calm waterways create safe conditions for beginners. Venture out on your own or join a group to find out more about the areaâs flora and fauna as you row. There are even overnight canoe expeditions.
Kangaroo Valley is home to a golf course voted one of the most stunning in the country. As you practice your swing, take in views over the valley and, as day fades to night, watch the sunset right from the course. Other ways to stay active in Kangaroo Valley include horse riding and playing tennis.
Kangaroo Valley is just a two-hour drive from Sydney. It is also possible to access the Valley by bus or train, connecting in Moss Vale and taking a regional service to your final destination.