Today we are exploring Wollemi National park via it's convict build timber trails, have a swim in the fresh mountain waters and check out a could cabins nestled between 2x National Parks in a World Heritage listed area near Bilpin, NSW.
ABOUT WOLLEMI WILDERNESS CABINS
Situated on a stunning 600 acres of pristine Blue Mountains bushland, each of our unique cabins offers a private escape where you can relax and enjoy the easy pace of this World Heritage wilderness.
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Today we are visiting Wollemi National Park; 1 hour west of Sydney, just past Richmond.
We are escaping the hustle of the city, to visit the regions pristine world heritage listed rainforest & to explore the convict built lumber trails.
Quad biking is a great way to get around; you could even pack a hamper & a bottle of bubbles to make it a romantic escape.
These convict logging trails, built in around 1830, were designed to transport lumber out of the region for distribution by bullock teams to Sydney; the rain forest has been untouched since the early 1900s & is in remarkable condition.
Renowned for its pristine rainforest, the area is home to the famous prehistoric Wollemi pine, which was only recently discovered in 1994 & is credited as being one of planet earth's oldest & rarest species.
The narrow convict lumber tracks are accessible by foot or quad & feature stunning vistas, plants & wildlife; the areas rich history even includes several aboriginal caves paintings.
The trail ends at the river in the valleys base, a great place to freshen up in the mountain filtered waters.
A variety of short & long stay packages are available in one off designed, craftsman built cottages; the region has great restaurants which are renowned for their top quality, local produce. All this only a short drive from Sydney's bustling CBD.