If your idea of a holiday is to truly get away from it all, the perfect spot is Burradoo, nestled in the Southern Highlands. Just 110 kilometers southwest of Sydney, Burradoo offers lodging, a friendly atmosphere and upscale neighborhoods and restaurants. Part of the traditional lands occupied for thousands of years by the Gundungurra and Dharawal Aborigines, Burradoo is known for its pristine rolling pastural land, well-preserved wilderness and a get-away from the busy bustle of city life.
Parks And Recreation Near Burradoo
Burradoo Park has a playground for children to enjoy, a picnic area and clean restroom facilities. Nearby Moss Vale Park frequently hosts concerts featuring popular Australian artists and music festivals, hosted by Lyrebird Arts Council. At Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve, a wetlands reserve near Burradoo, bird watchers are mesmerized by over 90 species of local bird life, about one-third of which is waterfowl. Burradoo accommodations are centrally located to all these wonderful parks and reserves.
Dining In And Around Burradoo
Ranging in choices from delightful country breakfasts to intimate bistros, Burradoo offers international fare, including Chinese and Thai cuisines. In nearby Bowral, take in locally grown meats and produce served in an exclusive menu by local chefs at Bilta Dining. Or, take in Centennial Vineyards and restaurants, where you can see local wines grown, produced and served in a breathtakingly beautiful setting.
Other Nearby Attractions
South Highlands Accommodations are also a short drive from the Bowral Golf Course, established in 1901. This is an 18-hole course with a par of 69, filled with native trees, plant life and spectacular views. Burradoo Lookout, atop Mt. Gingenbullen, offers stunning views of the township of Burradoo, the Wingecarribee River, Moss Vale and distances beyond. From nearby Mt. Jellore Lookout, visitors can take in what many consider to be some of the best wilderness scenery in all of Southern Highlands. Local spas pamper guests, offering massage therapy, aroma therapy, couples massages and much more. Empire Cinema opened in 1915 as a two tier movie house, and still attracts visitors with four separate theaters playing both mainstream movies as well as independent, artistic presentations.
Staying In Burradoo
Burradoo holiday rentals include cozy two bedroom units with a view, ideal for a couple or a small family looking for a home away from home to enjoy some togetherness and excellent scenery. These units are available for weekend trips, week-long holidays and special occasions. Larger four bedroom holiday rentals in Burradoo are the perfect place for larger families and groups to meet and celebrate or simply get some much-needed rest and relaxation. Some of these units are pet friendly, so the four-legged family members can also come along to enjoy the trip. Parking is conveniently located just outside the holiday rental unit, and all units are fully furnished, complete with a kitchen ready for cooking.