The Wollondilly Shire has a population of 48,519 people spread across 34 towns and villages which are broken up by farms and sandstone gorges. It is named after the Wollondilly River and is situated just over 1 hour from Sydney, 40 mins from Wollongong, 2hr 20 mins from Canberra and is in easy reach from Sydney Airport.
To its west is wilderness which includes the Nattai Wilderness and the Burragorang Valley. The majority of the Shire is either national park or forms part of the water catchment for Sydney’s water supply. The Shire provides 97% of Sydney’s water supply.
Wollondilly is surrounded by spectacular, natural beauty and rural pastures. Its 2,560 square kilometres stretch from Yanderra in the south, Appin and Menangle in the east, Warragamba in the north and the Nattai wilderness, Yerranderie and Burragorang Valley to the west.
There is lots to see and do in the Shire, from historic walks, adventure sports like go carting and sky diving to hikes in the wilderness and more.