The Central Tablelands encompass a large number of small towns between the Sydney Metropolitan Area and New South Wales' Central West. As such, many visitors find an immense amount of things to do from a base centrally located in the area. From hiking and taking scenic cruises, to bushwalking or taking a hot air balloon trip, lots of holiday makers find plenty of reasons to stay in their holiday rentals long enough to see the entire area.
Why Choose The Central Tablelands?
The Central Tablelands are a great place to visit because of the sheer number of different towns you can explore. For example, the traveller who likes a bird's eye view of the area might enjoy Canonwindra, the hot air ballooning capital of Australia. For something a little more down to earth, many travellers and locals alike find the Age of Fishes Museum a fun place to visit with the family and learn about the mysterious, ancient sea creatures of the Devonian Period. For something a little more modern, many travellers enjoy the Abercrombie River National Park for its trout fishing, canoeing and, if you have access to a four-wheel drive, take yourselves on an exhilarating tour through the Central Tablelands region.
Beautiful Places to Visit
The Central Tablelands area is full of picturesque towns that are rich in history. For instance, Hartley is an authentic 1830s era coal mining town that boasts a township that was among the earliest settled areas west of the Blue Mountains. You can also check out Lithgow, which was founded on the development of the ZigZag railway in 1869.
For travellers who enjoy a glass of wine, the Mudgee area features several great vineyards and cellar doors to visit. For a good Port, the discerning traveller should check out Pieter van Gent. For a Shiraz, Thistle Hill is a great winery to visit. If a Riesling is more to your taste, Steins is an excellent winery for your palate and a great place to spend a day relaxing.
Great Local Attractions
The history of the Central Tablelands is alive and well in these friendly and atmospheric towns. One great place to go is Blast Furnace Park, where you can explore the ruins of an early iron and steel campus in Lithgow. Not only is the base of the earliest blast furnace in Australia still present here, but there is even an underground tunnel network. Families and couples will find plenty to do in the Central Tablelands region that will make for a great holiday experience.
Why Choose A Holiday Rental?
The easiest way to maximize your holiday regardless of its length is to choose a holiday rental that is centrally located and provides easy access to as many local attractions as possible. Choosing a Central Tablelands holiday rental allows travellers to live like a local and turn a long holiday into a series of day trips to wherever you fancy with the added bonus of private, independent accommodation.