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Adjungbilly: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Wee Jasper Reserves


Wee Jasper Reserves are a popular holiday, recreation and touring destination, with beautiful camping areas beside rushing rivers and cascading streams, idyllic picnic spots and pristine bush.

The Wee Jasper Valley offers all sorts of outdoor and underground activities. The Reserves and surrounding areas are a haven for native animals and birds. The night sky is simply amazing. You really can't get much closer to nature!

There are five camping reserves offering a variety of facilities. Toilets, water, barbecues and picnic tables are available at most of the reserves, but no power. Pets are welcome. Be as active or as lazy as you like. Plenty of great bushwalks, go fishing or just sit back and relax. Close to State Forests for mountain bikes and horses.




Wee Jasper
Wee Jasper, NSW, 2582

Located 18.9K from Adjungbilly

Burrinjuck Dam


Originally the Aboriginal Booren Yiack, then Barren Jack and now Burrinjuck, the name has become renowned as a nature and water wonderland on the headwaters of the Murrumbidgee River 60 kilometres from Yass.

Constructed over more than 20 years, the Burrinjuck Dam remains one of the world's largest irrigation dams, an engineering feat that provides water to the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area for crops, river flows and town supplies.

Lake Burrinjuck State Water Park attracts a quarter of a million tourists each year, not just for almost every water sport imaginable, but some of the state's best bush walking, bird watching and picnicking in 75 hectares of unspoiled natural playgrounds.




Burrinjuck Road
Yass, NSW, 2582

Located 21.2K from Adjungbilly

Careys Cave


The gem of Wee Jasper.

Travelling to Wee Jasper is a journey through one of the most diverse geological landscapes in Australia. The road passes through a range of volcanic and sedimentary rocks with a mix of broad acre and grazing rural properties. After crossing the historic bridge over the Goodradigbee River you drive through the village to the school at the end of the road and turn right, the sealed road will take you six kilometres out to Careys Cave.

Described as one of the most beautiful and fascinating tour cave systems in Australia, Careys Caves offers opportunities not found on conventional cave tours. There are a total of seven beautiful chambers of Crystal formations. There are 30 steps down into Careys Cave. After this, most of the pathways are fairly level. The floors of the chambers are mostly flat and you have the opportunity to explore different options.





Caves Road Via Wee Jasper
Wee Jasper, NSW, 2582

Located 22.9K from Adjungbilly

Hume and Hovell Walking Track


The Hume and Hovell Walking Track extends from Cooma Cottage Yass to Albury. It follows as closely as possible the route taken by the famous overland explorers Hamilton Hume and William Hovell. The track skirts around the high mountain ranges and crosses some farming country and forestry lands; about half the track is along roads, or on forestry vehicle tracks.

The 440 kilometres track is well signposted and provides opportunities for numerous day walks, weekend walks or for the 'long distance' walker a 21 day walk.

Eighteen campsites with clearings, pit toilets, water, and tables have been established along the route. Distance between campsites varies from six to 30 kilometres and camping (no facilities) is also allowed in between the established sites.

There are also three special track heads along the route (about 100 kilometres apart) with hot water, showers, and electric cooking plates amongst the facilities.




Fitzpatrick Trackhead
Wee Jasper, NSW, 2582

Located 24.5K from Adjungbilly

Wee Jasper Bridge over Goodradigbee River


Completed in 1896, the Wee Jasper Bridge is an early example of an Allan type timber truss road bridge. Allan trusses were third in the five stage design evolution of NSW timber truss bridges, and were a major improvement over the McDonald trusses which preceded them.

The Wee Jasper bridge is a representative example of Allan timber truss road bridges, and is assessed as being State significant, primarily on the basis of its technical and historical significance.

Bridges are not just functional, they can also be scenic and engineering attractions. Spare a few minutes to admire Wee Jasper Bridge over Goodradigbee River.




Main Road 278
Wee Jasper, NSW, 2582

Located 24.9K from Adjungbilly

Adjungbilly: Events

Dragon Dreaming Festival


Whether you are coming from around the corner, around the country or around the world, they excitedly look forward to having you joining them for the Seventh Dragon Dreaming Festival!

Situated in Wee Jasper about an hours drive from Yass town.

Dragon Dreaming will dish up a feast of goodness prepared just for you, featuring some of the amazing artistic talent that the region and country has to offer. The journey will be truly delectable and regardless of your tastes, there will be something to satisfy every appetite.

As many of you already know, the festival is the art piece and they are all co-creators. Every little part of the event becomes part of the composition: something not just to be seen but to be experienced, and every person who attends helps nurture the dragon's dream.


Event Dates
2016
      21st Oct
      22nd Oct
      23rd Oct
      24th Oct


Lake Burrinjuck
Wee Jasper, NSW, 2582

Located 22.2K from Adjungbilly

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