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Places of Interests

1st Tahmoor is situated in the northern aspect of the Southern Highlands of NSW.
To reach the Southern Highlands you travel south west from
Sydney for approxiately two hours via the Hume Highway.
It has many attractions from Art Galleries to zero boredom.
Whatever you like to do, I am sure our area can accommodate you.

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Dingo Sanctuary

Visit the dingos and interact with them in their own environment.
open weekends 10am to 3.30pm at Merigal 590 Arina Road, Bargo.

Thirlmere Lakes

In our area we are lucky to have a beautiful lake that we can swim
and canoe in. BBQ and hike in while studying an abundent array of
flora and fauna covering an area of 627 hectares. It is open all
year round but unfortunately with no camping. Barbour Road, Thirlmere.

Thirlmere Steam Railway Musuem

The Museum is open every day with Steam Train rides on Sundays,
at Barbour Road, Thirlmere. 02~46818001.

Sydney Skydiving Centre

MMMM, come and watch crazy people jump out of a perfectly good
plane. OK, guilty .. not my scene *G* at the corner of Picton Road
and M5, Picton. Open seven days.

Historic Mowbray Park

Mowbray park is a working farm set in the rolling hills between Thirlmere and Picton.
Barkers Lodge Road, Picton. 02~46809224

NSW Wilderness Transit Service

This is a Tour Guide Company that does one day excursion in the area.
Discount rates for large groups. 02~46832344 Mobile ~ 0412 413678

Tharawal ~ Local Aboriginal land Council

See and make aboriginal art and crafts. Learn to play a didgeridoo.
Storytelling while making clapsticks to the meaning behind the stories.
Find out more about the aboriginal culture, boomerang throwing
to finding bush tucker at 220 West Parade, Couridjah. 02~46832375.


The reserve is open 7 days a week and workers devote their time
to the cultivation of local native plants. Building bush walks and
picnic areas to be enjoyed by all. This is the home to the White Waratah.
You can find the reserve at Rememberance Drive, Bargo. 02~46841112.

Stonequarry Gardens

Walk in the bush with all the sounds or ride on the train or
tractor. And for those always hungry bellies, a great selection
of food to try at 70 Mullhollands Road, Picton.
Bookings are essential so call Diane on 02~46772340

White Waratah Festival

October is White Waratah Festival in the Wollondilly Shire.
The Legend (Courtesy of Committee)
In the dreamtime, all waratah's were white. According to Aboriginal
legend, the Spirit Woman created the world in Wollondilly and driving
her message stick into the ground, turned it into a beautiful white
flower known as the White Waratah. The flower is said to hear your
troubles and send for the Spirit Woman for help.
Click on link for a full adgenda or contact the organisers on 02~46771167.

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