OUTDOORS

Long Point Lookout

Long Point Lookout bestows an inspiring view of the spectacular Shoalhaven gorge which is bisected by the Shoalhaven River. The lookout is located just outside the small village of Tallong, which is seven kilometres east of Marulan and is home to two magnificent lookouts, Badgery's and Long Point.

Before the village of Tallong northbound, drive for approximately 5.1 kms down the Highland Way, under the viaduct, and turn right into Long Point Road. Picnic grounds and lookouts are situated at the end of this road (2.6 kms). Take your time and take care as there are a few sharp bends and a steep decline on the approach to the rest area.

Towrang Stockade

Located south of Marulan along the
Hume Highway, the Towrang Stockade
was the chief penal camp in the southern district of the newly founded colony of NSW, between 1833 – 1843.

 

Up to 250 convict men were housed there. Visit the remnants of the powder magazine which is thought to have been used to store the blasting powder to construct the Great South Road from Sydney to Goulburn.

Taralga Wildlife Sanctuary

Showcasing a large collection of native and exootic wildlife. The park also boasts a number of farm animals including miniature ponies, miniature cattle, pigs, sheep and a whole lot more.

Free BBQ facilities, keeper talks and complimentary animal food are included with entry.

Taralga Wildlife Park is privately owned and operated.

Open Wednesday to Monday from 10:00am to 4:00pm all year round

(Closed Tuesday and Wednesday)

Open every day during school holidays except Christmas Day. 

Adult: $12.50

Child: $7.50 (3 years to 15 years)

Student: $10.00

Aged Pension: $10.00

Family (2 adults, 2 children) $30.00

257 Bannaby Road

Taralga NSW 2580

0419 014 540

Bungonia Caves

Situated within the Bungonia State
Conservation Area adjoining the Morton National Park. The caves are formed in limestone and can be dangerous and even toxic in places.

 

One of the caves (the Drum Cave) is a breeding site for bats and is closed between November and April.


You can see fossils along the walking
tracks near the caves. Follow the colour coded bushwalks in the area.

Badgery's Lookout

Accessed via the village of Tallong.
Turn off the Highland Way into Coura
Road. Continue for around 3.2kms
and turn right into Badgerys Lookout
Rd.

 

Picnic grounds and a lookout
are located at the end (4 kms).

 

Go quietly and you may be lucky enough to hear (and see) a lyre bird
performing its repertoire.

Pheasant Wood Circuit

Pheasant Wood Circuit is a unique motorsport facility catering to all ages and expertise. Located just minutes from Goulburn & only 1.5 hours from Sydney & Canberra; it's the perfect place for a weekend getaway with the family or weekday adventure with friends.

 

Programs include Young Driver Education Programs for ages 12 & up, 

while events such as the Deputy 4-Hour Endurance Series and Super Motard events provide plenty of exhilarating action for two & four wheels on both on & off road tracks.

Open 6 days a week 8am - 4pm, Pheasant Wood Circuit caters to all possibilities - from weddings, bucks parties, corporate days & driving clubs, PWC provides spotlessly clean offices, café, presentation room, garages, and workshops to accommodate any request big or small.
 

Put Yourself First at Pheasant Wood Circuit.

8 Prairie Oak Road
Marulan, NSW 2579

02 4841 1422

Tobas Archery

Whether you be an avid target archer, proficient hunter or a complete novice our aim is to fast track your development in the discipline of archery and help you become the best you can be. 

Offering family entry to test your skills and a large range of products to buy.

TOBAS Archery is run by husband and wife team Grahame and Diann. 

Diann  has represented NSW 12 times at National events and has won medals in Target, Field, Match play and Indoor with a compound, and clout with her longbow.


Grahame has Represented NSW 7 times  at National events and helped win a number of teams and Match play medals but the only individual Golds have come while shooting his Longbows.

"Southview" 159 Jerra Road

Marulan South NSW 2579

0404 185 296

Meridian Park

Marulan is situated on the 150th meridian, which is used as the basis for Australian Eastern Standard Time, giving Marulan true time.

 

During the spring and autumn equinox,
the sun rises precisely at 6am and sets at 6pm.

 

Marulan is the only town in the
Australian Eastern Standard Time Zone that can claim where this truly occurs. Meridian Park celebrates this important feature. It is situated on the southern end of George Street; immediately off the Hume Highway.

George St

Marulan NSW 2579

Bungonia National Park

Offers several magnificent lookouts with views over the Shoalhaven Gorge towards the Morton National Park.

 

Being a National Park, unfortunately animals are not welcome.

 

From
Marulan heading south on the Hume Highway, take the first exit. The exit is sign-posted as “Marulan South” and “Bungonia”. Cross the roundabout onto Jerrara Rd and continue to the village of Bungonia. In the village turn left into Howick St, which becomes The Lookdown Rd. Continue for about 10kms.

 

Picnic and camp grounds are at the end of this road. Bookings are required if you would like to camp.

Dingo Sanctuary Bargo

A short drive from Marulan to Bargo for a family fun and educational day at the Dingo Sanctuary in Bargo. 

Adults – $10.00  Children – $5.00 (up to 16 Years) Families – $25.00 (2 adults & 2 children)

They offer an ‘Up Close and Personal Encounter’ with the dingoes where you and the children can pat, feed and cuddle a dingo. Personal encounters* with the dingoes is a tiny extra $5 per person.

The Sanctuary is open 7 days a week. Visiting times are 10am – 2pm  

Please call to make a booking 

3105A Remembrance Driveway

Bargo NSW 2574

02 9043 0575

Meridian Sculpture

Situated in Meridian Park, the arch
sculpture marks the path of the 150th
meridian as it passes through Marulan;
the only town on earth on its path.

 

The sculpture describes the path of the earth around the sun. It was designed and constructed by local artist Sebastian
Meijbaum

George St

Marulan NSW 2579

Towrang Historic Bridges and Culverts

See interesting relics of the work of convict gangs around Towrang. These include stone culverts and a stone bridge that crosses Towrang Creek on the old Hume Highway. The bridge is thought to have been designed by David Lennox; the same designer of the Prospect and Lapstone bridges in the Blue Mountains. It is thought to have been constructed in 1839.


The bridge and culverts are accessed via the Derrick VC Rest Area. The powder magazine, actual stockade site and the graves are on the other side of the Hume Highway and accessed through a gate off the highway. Park in the RMS area near Towrang Road.

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