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Gingkin: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Jenolan Caves

Open every day of the year, Jenolan Caves is regarded as one of Australia's most spectacular cave systems. With guided tours (choice of nine spectacular show caves), underground rivers and awe-inspiring formations, Jenolan is among the finest and oldest cave systems in the world.

Explore on fantastic guided cave tours. Reveal your wild side on Adventure Caving. Survive intriguing ghost tours and night tours. Download the Jenolan App for the Nettle Cave tour (13 languages).

Above-ground, stroll through the pristine Aussie bush. Marvel at Blue Lake. In the early morning or at dusk, glimpse native wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies and platypus.

Enjoy lunch in the cafe. Dine at Chisholm's, the magnificent restaurant, featuring modern Australian cuisine. Stay overnight in iconic Caves House. Choose from a range of accommodation for all budgets.

Enjoy a day trip to Jenolan or stay for several days - there is so much to do.

4655 Jenolan Caves Road
Jenolan Caves, NSW, 2790

Located 11.6K from Gingkin

Oberon Railway Station Group

Oberon Railway Station is now the focus of an outdoor museum. Inside the station are displays about the beginnings of the town, while outside one of the most popular attractions are the two railway carriages. There are also settlers huts, a working blacksmiths shop and many piece of fascinating machinery rarely seen today.

Located one block off Oberon's main street in Scotia Avenue the Museum is situated adjacent to the Oberon railway station and shunting grounds.

Apart from over 150 pieces of early farm machinery dotted around the nearly two acres of level display area the Museum also boasts a wide and varied collection of artefacts and memorabilia housed inside the original 1920s railway station with its two (circa 1925) passenger rail carriages.

Tarana-Oberon Railway,
Scotia Avenue
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 22.0K from Gingkin

Gingkin: Events

Underground Church

Experience an Easter Church Service, deep underground, in the Cathedral Chamber of the Lucas Cave. All are welcome to this free, non-denominational service.

Bookings required due to limited spaces (90). Arrive before 9am to pick up your free ticket.

Free morning tea is available after the service in the covered area, across from the Guides Office.

Please note that there are 252 steep stair steps to reach the Cathedral Chamber. Once inside, you can sit, relax, hear the Easter message. After catching your breath, you can sing well-known songs of praise, and enjoy a beautiful solo, in the acoustically perfect chamber.

The cave is a constant 16 degrees Celsius. So, although it might be hot above ground, worshippers should bring warm clothes for the one-hour service.

Event Dates
      16th Apr

Jenolan Caves Road,
New South Wales 2790
Jenolan Caves, NSW, 2790

Located 11.6K from Gingkin

Oberon Show

Oberon's annual Agricultural Show returns.

Enjoy plenty of action and activity at the Oberon Show. A colourful showcase of country life with plenty of action and activity including dog championships, equestrian events, ute competition, stationary engines, fireworks, and a wonderful display of produce, flowers, and craft in the pavilion.

Children can enjoy rides and sideshow alley as well as the animal nursery. Saturday's program ends with spectacular fireworks. Appetising refreshments are also on offer.

Oberon Show Grounds,
Ross Street
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 20.9K from Gingkin

Oberon and Villages Spring Festival of Open Gardens

Come and visit an abundance of beautiful open gardens this Spring in the Oberon region.

Mayfield Garden will be opening its gates once again to show off Spring in all its splendour. Mayfield Garden Water Garden will open daily. Gairloch Garden is open for you to enjoy this beautiful haven.

The Rotary Club of Oberon presents Daffodil Dawdle where you can view seven large country gardens in Oberon and surrounds.

Oberon Garden Club hosts Open Gardens in the region, some of which have never been open to the public before.

As part of the Spring Festival enjoy some other events in the region.

For more information on these events please visit their website.

Event Dates
      22nd Oct
      23rd Oct
      24th Oct
      25th Oct
      26th Oct
      27th Oct
      28th Oct
      29th Oct
      30th Oct

Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 21.3K from Gingkin

Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair

If it's heritage, then the Oberon Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair has it.

The fair is held annually in Oberon, with event set up, and the tractor trek, and car and truck road runs (entrants only), on Friday.

Saturday has a street parade at 10am, followed by all the action at the Fair Ground. Sunday starts with the early bird tractor trek and displays until noon. No entry fees on Sunday due to reduced activities and displays.

Free entry for exhibitors, on site camping available (limited space available).

Featuring historic machinery, vintage and classic car displays, steam traction engines, steam portables and stationary engines, vintage trucks and lots of tractors. Tractor treks, fun tractor pull, car and truck rally, the flying pieman organ, market stalls, drum maker, timber working, military displays including Lithgow Living History Group.

Lowes Mount Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 23.0K from Gingkin

Mayfield Garden Private Garden Autumn Open Days

Mayfield Garden is one of the world's largest privately owned cool climate gardens and is home to a private garden, and the Water Garden which is a year-round visitor experience.

The Private Garden Autumn Open Days at Mayfield Garden offer visitors a rare chance to experience the expansive private family garden beyond the Water Garden. In 2016 the Private Garden opens from 16 April to 1 May (closed ANZAC Day). See the stunning autumn colours across over 160 acres (64 hectares) of manicured garden.

Private Garden Open Days occur for set days each autumn and spring and there's something for everyone with the Kitchen Caf? serving delicious food and the Nursery selling a range of cool climate plants and some kids activities too.

Just 2.5 hours from Sydney and 15 kilometres from Oberon, Mayfield Garden Private Garden Open Days are not to be missed.

530 Mayfield Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 24.8K from Gingkin

Gingkin: Travel Tips

Oberon Visitor Information Centre

Call into the award winning Visitor Information Centre for information on the local area and activities. Souvenirs, local merchandise and food products are available for purchase, including local truffle products, local gourmet honey, and local cold press olive oil.

During Autumn and Spring enjoy the open Gardens including the amazing Mayfield Garden. During Winter, experience the thrill of hunting for truffles or maybe make a snow man. Experience the wonders of Jenolan Caves all year round.

48 Ross Street,
Corner of Edith Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 21.1K from Gingkin

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