Touring Wollondilly behind the wheel and at your own leisure is one of the best ways to not cover lots of ground and sights but the perfect opportunity to take in the open roads, wildlife, green pastures and fresh air. Just over an hour from Sydney and at the foothills of the Southern Highlands, Wollondilly has 34 towns and villages each with their own rich personality.
There are 6 mapped drives that gives visitors a hint of Wollondilly’s historic past and beautiful present. From the original residents, the Gundungurra, Darug and Dharawal tribes, to the pioneering settlers and bushrangers that have shaped what Wollondilly is today.
As you drive, enjoy the tapestry of Mother Nature’s mountains, lakes, gorges, wildlife, flora and fauna. Take in the enduring skill of man, in the form of 5 amazing catchment dams, which are all great places to take a break and enjoy a picnic.
The drives presents endless choice for visitors whether they are seeking major tourist attractions like the NSW Rail Museum, hidden gems like the Viaduct and everything in between.
Burragorang and the Bushrangers – approx. 1.5 hrs
The Golden Triangle – approx. 1 hr
High Fliers and the Nepean – approx. 1 hr
The Appin Way – approx. 1hr
Warragamba Waters – approx. 2hrs
Click here to download the brochure or pick up a free copy at one of the locations below:
Wollondilly Shire Council
62 – 64 Menangle Street, Picton
Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm
42 Menangle Street, Picton
Monday – Wednesday & Friday 9.30am to 5.00pm
Thursday 9.30am to 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am to 12.00pm
NSW Rail Museum
10 Barbour Road, Thirlmere
Monday – Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 9.00am to 5.00pm