Bundanoon, a NSW Southern Highlands town 120 kilometres southwest of Sydney, is situated half way between Sydney and Canberra. A mountain town about 15 kilometres off the main arterial Hume Highway, Bundanoon is a great place for a relaxing getaway. When you step out of your car on arrival at Bundanoon it'll feel like you've taken a step back in time as the main street houses many craft stores, gardens and antique shops. In fact, it's one of the few remaining mountain towns that has retained an authentic Southern Highlands atmosphere, while at the same time is home to an energetic and forward-looking community of long time residents and new arrivals escaping city life.
Bundanoon attracts visitors all year round to enjoy the Southern Highlands relaxing lifestyle while recuperating in Bundanoon accommodation, especially Bundanoon holiday rentals. The area is that peaceful it inspired Buddhist monks to set up a monastery in the former Edenholme guesthouse in 1989. Sunnataram Forest Monastery commands extensive views all the way to the coast.
April And November In Bundanoon
Bundanoon is a particularly good place for both off-road and mountain bike riding. An annual event at Bundanoon is the Highland Fling that's held there every November, this is one of Australia's foremost mountain bike riding events. Another annual event that Bundanoon is proud of is the annual Brigadoon held each April. This is the largest get together of highlanders in the entire Southern Hemisphere.
Don't Miss Glow Worm Glen
After settling into your Southern Highlands accommodation in the form of Bundanoon holiday rentals you'll be well rewarded if you make a visit to Glow Worm Glen to witness an excellent light show. It's often best to begin the walk to the glen around sunset as by the time you get there it'll be dark and the glow worms will be readying themselves to put on their nightly display.
Indulge In The Finer Things
The Southern Highlands is an area renowned for making cashmere. Cashmere is a luxury fibre that's rare to come across these days and it has a lightness, strength and warmth about it that no other fibre can come close to matching. The best thing about Bundanoon cashmere is that it's Australian cashmere and that's regarded as being the world's rarest. You can discover all this for yourself at Belisa Cashmere during your stay in Bundanoon.
Walking In Morton National Park
The nearest national park to Bundanoon is Morton National Park and it's one of the best places in the mountains to go bush walking and bike riding. There are many first-rate walking tracks in the park to suit all ages and levels of fitness. The variety of native flora in this expansive Southern Highlands park makes it a great place to spend a sunny afternoon.
Home In A Holiday Rental
You'll always feel better off in a homely Bundanoon holiday rental when you're staying in this beautiful Southern Highlands village than booking into the cramped conditions of a motel or hotel room. Bundanoon accommodation offers visitors all the space, privacy and independence you could want.