This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Kangaroo Valley. To help you make friends with Kangaroo Valley before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia, is a region around a hundred sixty kilometres southeast of Sydney. The term describes the river valley along the Kangaroo River, seated between the Southern Highlands and the New South Wales coastline. It is also the name of the biggest settlement in the valley, formerly known as Osborne. Only around eight hundred eighty people live in the small village, which has a charming location in the rural hinterland of New South Wales. The biggest village in the Kangaroo Valley offers numerous historic buildings, lovely antique stores to do some shopping, and an old suspension bridge. If you want to discover the region and you have a car, it is a two-hour drive from the centre of Sydney.
If you look for a place to stay, you can find some hotels, farm cottages, and holiday homes in the region of Kangaroo Valley. Common vacation homes as well as luxurious resorts including a golf course are available. You cannot find traditional hostels in Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia. However, you can find a place that is a mixture of a Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia hostel and a holiday home. If you are on a tight budget and you travel in a group, this accommodation could the best option for you. Even if you are more flexible and you do not have to stay in the Kangaroo Valley, it is quite hard to find a hostel in this inland region. Check out nearby coastal towns if you prefer this sort of accommodation.
The area is a suitable stop for the scenic drive from the coast to the highlands. The beautiful driving route starts at Nowra and leads through the Kangaroo Valley, including scenic views across Morton National Park. Hampden Bridge was opened in at the very end of the nineteenth century. It is the only surviving suspension bridge from the Colonial period in the region. The bridge has stone pillars tower over the river below. Active tourists can try out some golfing at the local golf course, go fishing, kayaking, and bushwalking.
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