About this location
Acquire a good map and venture out into the region. Discover some of the most picturesque scenery found anywhere else in NSW. Take in historic villages, country pubs and cafes, farmers markets, galleries and wine tasting at unique cool climate vineyards. Worth the journey is a drive out onto the historic Oberon-Colong stock route where you will find the hidden gem of Yerranderie. This restored old silver mining ghost town offers accommodation and bush camping at its best. Share your camp with curious wildlife, take a tour of the town and quaint museum, see relics of the silver mine and learn about Yerranderie’s fascinating pioneering history. Sixty hectic years between the 1890’s and the 1950’s contrast strongly with its sleepy serenity of today. A truly gracious unhurried place set in an unspoiled world of high sandstone mesas and deep valleys. Discover the Silerian Way – a scenic self-drive Caves to Caves 4 day adventure. Your choice of sealed roads or 4WD tracks. Begin your journey at Oberon, the highest town in the Blue Mountains. Take the Edith road down to Jenolan Caves for an underworld experience and enjoy an overnight stay. Optional detours to Kanangra Boyd national park and also Yerranderie. Take the high road to Shooters Hill and Abercrombie road, south. Explore awesome guided and self guided tours of the Wombeyan Caves and camp over or book into self contained cabins. Drive on through bushranger country and visit heritage towns such as Taralga, Laggan and Crookwell where you can stock up with food for your stay at Abercrombie Caves. Return to Oberon via the pretty little village of Rockley.