Valley, Newnes and surrounding areas
This is a longer day tour that takes us
on back roads, heading toward the majestic
views of the ancient Wolgan valley, stopping
for photos and historical observations along
the way. The tour then proceeds down into
the Wolgan Valley area to admire the sheer
cliffs, the natural environment and to learn
about the shale oil mining activity in the
Newnes area. Lunch is provided along the
Depending on time spent in the Wolgan valley,
a Great little Detour will see us climb
along one of the many escarpments high up
in the hills behind Lithgow. You’ll
see some great stone sculptures and learn
about the history of this part of the Blue
Mountains – one of the most westerly
points in our area.
For the more adventurous Guests, a return
trip through the Sunny Corner area is possible,
or a short historical tour of the Lithgow
area is possible, weather and time permitting.
This is a day tour
for up to 7 Guests.
seats are available.
tea, lunch and afternoon tea is
is advisable for Guests to bring
a jacket, hat, any personal necessities
and wear enclosed shoes.
Toilet facilities are not always
available and Guests should be comfortable
with a toilet stop in the bush.
note: At times certain tours may not
be available due to weather conditions,
permit availability or closures of the
area due to natural occurrences such
as flooding or fires. In this situation,
an alternative tour can be arranged