The following Kangaroo Valley & NSW South Coast businesses are recommended by Crystal Creek Meadows for their commitment to conservation of the environment, Australian wildlife or other Responsible Tourism efforts.

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Bistro One 46

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Shady grapevine veranda outside or crisp interior with fireplace, Bistro One 46 serves light meals and hearty dishes in a relaxed style. Ask Nicki to select your local wines when ordering. Gluten Free or gluten free option available and vegetarian dishes.

River Estate

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River Estate is located beside historic Hampden Bridge

Come and taste some of the great local produce from the creative local talents of Kangaroo Valley and surrounds. Set in beautiful gardens and parkland beside historic Hampden Bridge the ambient tasting room offers special cheese and local treats (pickles, dukkah, marinated baby figs and more) on plates with selected wines. You can also buy a picnic basket and relax on the grassy lawns outside to enjoy the lovely country atmosphere

Kangaroo Valley Post Office

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Visit our beautiful heritage listed post office where Brian and Ester will personally help with banking needs cover the counter in that traditional country way (no glass wall and microphones here!), they sell souvenirs and post cards. Have your mailed stamped with the official and unique Hampden Bridge post mark!


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Gourmet dinners

While you are visiting the local markets you might like to buy Berihuikari’s fabulous locally made curries. There’s a great range to choose from like Chicken with Toasted Coconut and Lamb Korma, all gluten free. We love the buttered chicken! You can find Berihurikari at the Kiama and Berry Markets. They do arrange a Sydney delivery service to!

We stock a range of Berihurikari curies and rice your cottage’s freezer, (one is a vegi) so you can stay in one evening and keep cozy, there are popadoms chutney and ice creams too.

Delicious table olives

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Try their Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Basil, Chilli & Ginger – just one of over 30 flavour oils, or succulent Kalamata Olives in red wine vinegar brine. There is also a range of Tapenades to try and Caramelised Balsamic Vinegars. All the olives are grown and procesed in Kangaroo Valley.

Visit, taste, buy and admire the breath taking views from the farm gate. Call in on your way to Bendeela to see the kangaroos and wombats.

You'll find the Tapenade and Kalamata Oils in as part of an in-cottage menu at Crystal Creek Meadows.

South Coast Beaches and Swimming

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Jervis Bay Beaches Shoalhaven South Coast NSW Australia

7 Mile Beach and the protected national park offer an outstanding example of Australia's natural coast line with the wide sweep of unspoiled gold sand and bush. Perfect for winter walks, summer sea fun and all year picnics. 7 Mile Beach on the NSW South Coast is just a 30 minute drive from your country retreat at Kangaroo Valley.

Jing Jo Cafe Restaurant

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Jing Jo Restaurant In Kangaroo Valley

With their vegetable garden right next door you can't eat fresher than that! Jing Jo offers Modern Australian cooking for breakfast and lunch and traditional Thai cuisine for dinner.

The licensed cafe restaurant can cater for small wedding groups, large family meals or romantic dinners. Located beside Hampden Bridge you can take a stroll before you meal along Kangaroo Valley's Historic Walk or relax in the parkland that surround this cafe restaurant.

Cafe Bella

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The Cafe Bella is one of your holiday dining choices when you stay in Kangaroo Valley on the Shoalhaven South Coast of NSW Australia. Eclectic local art adorns the walls and compliments the Mediterranean fare which chef Tish creates so well. Our guests love this restaurant at night for its coziness and sumptuous portions.
So if you are travelling with the family why not get your hosts at Crystal Creek Meadows Country Accommodation to arrange for a babysitter and have a romantic night on the town for just the two of you.

The Great Outdoors

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See places of outstanding natural beauty made all the more memorable through the ancient Aboriginal connection to the land, to nature and to spirit. Visit some of the locations like:


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NSW South Coast Art & Craft Galleries
The South Coast of NSW is blessed with many resident artists and art & craft galleries which make for very engaging visits.

There is a gallery in Kangaroo Valley, Galeria Aniela Fine Art and you can also find local artists works in Cafe Bella.

Canoeing - Kangaroo Valley Safaris

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One of the great adventure attractions of Kangaroo Valley is the ability for visitors to travel down the Kangaroo River on a kayak or canoe. See unspoilt nature, water dragons (lizards) and maybe ocean eagles overhead. Kayak and canoe paddling is a great outdoor activity to share as a family or as a groups of friends.

There is canoeing and then there is adventure. Take a canoe from just 3km from your Kangaroo Valley cottage accommodation. Paddle downstream towards the Dam and pass through wilderness and see Australian wildlife.

Horse Riding - The Man From Kangaroo Valley

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horse riding adventure in Kangaroo Valley NSW Australia

This is one of the great experiences of the NSW South Coast. Not just because you pass through magnificent terrain but because your guide Geoff is engaging and the horses well trained and a joy to ride.

So take the Kangaroo Valley horseriding trail up through temperate rainforest to the top of a mountain with magnificent panoramic views. Geoff shares the stories of the area while you journey through pristine forest and up to Mount Moollootoo.

Flavours Of The Valley - for Foodies

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Kangaroo Valley Cooking Classes At Flavours Of The Valley

Cooking Classes at Flavours of the Valley in Kangaroo Valley help you find your inner foodie in a fun and relaxed cooking environment. Learn and cook new and exciting Mediterranean dishes under expert tuition and share the results in a beautiful bushland setting with your fellow cooks. Classes are scheduled for up to ten participants at a time, private groups of 6-10 and cooking classes for kids (children 4 and older) can all be arranged.

Kangaroo Valley Explorer Historic Walk

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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:

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