Home to the towns of Bowral, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Berrima, Bundanoon and many other villages, the Southern Highlands offers an idyllic country escape. Take time to enjoy a short break and relax. Well known for its colourful gardens, leisurely pursuits, diverse landscape, history and heritage, and welcoming accommodation.
Discover the rural delights of the beautiful Southern Highlands, from cool-climate wines and fresh seasonal produce to gorgeous gardens, spectacular waterfalls and wonderful national parks. Enjoy idyllic walks in the fresh country air, visit cellar doors for wine tasting, and explore colonial heritage.
Bowral is home to the annual Tulip Time Festival and the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame, which commemorates legendary Australian batsman Sir Don Bradman. A short drive southwest is historic Berrima and the convict-built Surveyor General Inn, a sandstone pub.
For breathtaking wilderness, visit the magnificent Fitzroy Falls in the vast Morton National Park. Near the village of Robertson is the splendid Belmore Falls. There are enjoyable bushwalks, such as the Lovers Walking Track, and exhilarating cycling trails near Bundanoon, a tourist destination since the 1920s.
Adventurers will revel in the activities available in Kangaroo Valley from Kayaking, to Horse Riding whilst those who indulge in a slower pace can enjoy the golf courses at both Kangaroo Valley and Bowral.
The South coast can be explored further from the Highlands to include places such as Gerringong, Gerroa and Jervis Bay which is just a 40 minute drive from the highlands. All of these towns offer beautiful scenery and an array of activities for people to enjoy such as cycling, surfing, swimming, and hiking.