South Coast & Southern Highlands NSW National Parks
There are several National Parks in and around Kangaroo Valley. These include:
Morton National Park and Kangaroo Valley Nature Reserve which features 24 walks from Kangaroo Valley. These walks include Fitzroy Falls which is also a platypus and lyrebird habitat.
Seven Mile Beach is a pristine beach area backed by low forest, home to numerous species of small mammals.
Jervis Bay National Park is great for dolphins and sea birds
Minnamurra Rainforest which is home to a substantial lyrebird population
Spectacular views can be had from several vantage points throughout the National Parks of the South Highlands and South Coast regions of NSW Australia. Cambewarra Lookout in the Morton National Park offers panoramic views across farmlands, the Shoalhaven River and out over the South Coast beaches.
Here is a summary of the Great Walks you can enjoy in Kangaroo Valley (visit our community website for more details on specific walks -link below) and the surrounding area:
Bushwalking, Waterfalls, National Parks & Picnics
Crystal Creek Meadows Country Accommodation in Kangaroo Valley is perfectly located for bushwalking, country ambles and village strolls being surrounded by 24 terrific walks, and offering some of the finest and most dramatic views in Australia.
You don't have to be an experienced bushwalker or hiker because there is a range of grades and distances, from 1 km to an 8 hour 20 km trek.
If you are an overseas visitor searching for a closer look at Australian wildlife, a city dweller keen to embrace the wild open spaces or a couple wishing to enjoy a romantic stroll then Crystal Creek Meadows offers the perfect country accommodation. [see luxury cottage accommodation information...]
Here are a few of our favourite walks, but you can explore any of the 24 during your stay and we will be delighted to provide advice. We can also arrange a picnic hamper so you can relax and enjoy the day.
Kangaroo Valley Village Walks
Spend an hour walking around the Village's key sites; the showgrounds (considered by many to be the most picturesque in NSW), walk through the Kangaroo Valley village and on to Riverside Park where there are gas BBQs
Tom's Pool is a 2-3 hour walk from the Pioneer Museum by Hampden Bridge where you cross a swing bridge and a little log bridge, see Moss Gardens and have views of Kangaroo River.
Morton National Park
Three Views Walk (pictured). There are three walks which interconnect. You can do just one of the walks or all three. As you are located on top of the escarpements the trails are flat and reward you with spectacular views of Lake Yarrunga.
Kangaroo Valley Nature Reserve
Red Rocks. Walk or ride the track from the junction of the Cambewarra Lookout Road and Moss Vale Road. You pass glens and shady forests and then are rewarded with an important archaeological site
Kangaroo Valley Beautiful Picnic Spots
Wooden Suspension Bridge. There are two in fact. One by Upper River Hall and the other near Gerringong Falls. At both you can walk across the river and later low-level crossings so might get your feet wet. Both offer really enchanting places to picnic and splash about in the cool mountain streams.
Glenmurray Road. At the end of the public access is a beautiful river bank where you can rest and enjoy the cool river to sooth your feet!
Easy 1 hour walk that gives you three vantage points where you have truly magnificent views across the valley, with distant mountains, volcanoes while all the while you can enjoy passing delicate wild flowers under the canopy of gum trees with varieties such as as Sydney Peppermint and all the while listening to the wonderful bird songs.
Wildflower walk around the east rim is a delight as you explore the rainforest area and then reach Warrawong Lookout.
Arahams Bosom 2-3 hours walk that includes lush forests, open coastal heath, rocky platforms and great cave and an Aboriginal archaeological site.
Telegraph Creek and Green Patch involves forest and beautiful sandy bays and rocky headland.