Kangaroo Valley Explorer Historic Walk

in Recommended, Culture & Heritage

Beautiful quaint village with attractions of national importance

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Stroll through the historic village and you will see some of the 45 heritage listed buildings and 7 Australian National Trust features of Kangaroo Valley. There are plenty of places to stop for a coffee or ice cream and there lots of little shops and galleries to visit en route.There are 20 features highlights in the walk which include:

  • One of the heritage buildings is the Church of the Good Shepard - designed by John Horbury Hunt (pictured). He was one of Australia's foremost architects of the late 19th century.
  • The old court house is a great example of the Arts & Crafts era. Today it houses the local police station.
  • The Kangaroo Valley Hall was built in the federation period and recently restored. It was in fact the headquarters of Cambewarra Shire
  • Hampden Bridge which is Australia's last surviving wooden suspension bridge
  • Australian National Trust listed landscape

The easy walk can take one hour. For more information you can download the Kangaroo Valley Historic Walk booklet below.

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The walk was developed by the local Kangaroo Valley tourist association which also supports a plastic bag free community and offers refillable water bottles.
Details
Location: 
Kangaroo Valley Village, Shoalhaven South Coast, New South Wales Australia.
Suitable For: 
Groups of Friends
Couples
Individuals
Accessible
Accessibility Features: 
The majority of the pathways are sealed. Care should be taken at Hampden Bridge
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