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Mount Horeb: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins


The Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins is a state listed heritage industrial site. Situated 1.5 kilometres from Adelong, and just over 20 kilometres from Tumut, it is a must see destination.

The interpretive area, providing a comprehensive history of the site, and viewing platform are wheelchair accessible from the lower car park. For the more nimble, a walk of about an hour leads down from the platform to Adelong Creek and the ruins. There are signposts along the route describing the various items relating to the site.

The remarkable stone ruins of the ingenious Reefer ore crushing machine, built by Scotsmen David Wilson and William Ritchie, remain for all visitors to view from the platform, or wander through to interpret how reef ore was processed. This mill processed ore from miners from Adelong and the wider district and ceased operation in 1914.

The Adelong Falls is a popular swimming hole during the warmer months and a great spot for walking and picnics.




Adelong Falls Road
Adelong, NSW, 2729

Located 10.0K from Mount Horeb

South Gundagai Woodlands Walk


The South Gundagai cemetery contains one of Australia's rarest vegetation communities: White Box Woodlands.

A short self-guided walk with interpretive signs will help you appreciate the significance of this area. Spring to early summer is the best time to see the wildflower displays and it is also a great place to see many of the region's rare woodland birds.

A great little walk to relax and wander with the whole family!




South Gundagai Cementary ,
Gocup Road
South Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 10.6K from Mount Horeb

Gundagai Memorial Cairns


There are three Memorial Cairns in Gundagai.

One is the Rose Inn Cairn situated on the Gundagai Golf Course on Middleton Drive. This Cairn is to commemorate the Public House that was constructed by Thomas Lindley which was part of Old Gundagai that was lost in the 1852 flood.

Many explorers passed close to Gundagai on their way to Port Phillip Bay including: Hume and Hovell, Charles Sturt and Edward John Eyre. This is marked by Cairn in the River Caravan Park. This is also the spot where Sturt crossed the Murrumbidgee River for the first time.

The third Cairn is located on O I Bell Drive (Gundagai Common) and was the site where the National School was built that was lost in the great flood. The Master and Mistress and their five children all drowned.




Middleton Drive
Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 16.7K from Mount Horeb

Mount Horeb: Events

Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge


The Snowy Valleys Cycle Challenge will be held in March 2019. It is a personal challenge event rather than a race. The Rotary Club of Tumut, with the assistance of the Rotary Clubs of Batlow and Tumbarumba, have organised three rides of varied length and challenge through the picturesque foothills of the Snowy Mountains near Adelong, Batlow and Tumbarumba.

These rides are:-
a) 26 kilometre with 429 metres of climbing and a target time of 2.5 hours.
b) 72 kilometre with 1378 metres of climbing and a target time of five hours.
c)144 kilometre with 2568 metres of climbing and a target time of 9.6 hours.

Support vehicles and water/nutrition stations will be supplied.
The events will start and finish at the Adelong showground where a range of food, drink and entertainment will be available.


Event Dates
2019
      24th Mar


Cromwell Street
Adelong, NSW, 2729

Located 12.3K from Mount Horeb

An Intimate Evening with The Black Sorrows


Join them for an intimate evening with Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows.

Camilleri launched The Black Sorrows, a loose band of like-minded musicians, in 1984 following the demise of his seminal band Jo Jo Zep and The Falcons the year before. From humble beginnings playing inner-city cafes around Melbourne and selling albums from the boot of a car, Camilleri transformed The Black Sorrows into one of the most sophisticated ensembles in the country.


Event Dates
2019
      22nd Mar


14 Mount Street
South Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 16.2K from Mount Horeb

The Gundagai Cup - Ladies Day


Another equine event on the Gundagai calendar, the Gundagai Cup is one not to be missed.

All ladies are invited to enjoy a great day out with free admission. The ladies can enjoy lunch on the lawn from 12 noon to 2pm. This will include a light two-course lunch, champagne and entertainment.

Run over 1800 metres, the Gundagai Cup is a test of speed and endurance and always attracts a quality field from afar. With strong bookmaker's rings on local, away and interstate events, you can enjoy a flutter or two. The Gundagai Racecourse also has excellent catering and bar facilities to keep you nicely fed and refreshed.

The beautiful Gundagai Racecourse is just the place to be for a great day out.


Event Dates
2019
      14th Apr


O J Bell Drive
Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 17.1K from Mount Horeb

Snake Gully Cup Carnival


The Snake Gully Cup is one of the most popular race meetings in country NSW. It will be held over two days and has emerged as the premier race of the spring in the southern districts of NSW. It is a great time to come and visit and enjoy the good country hospitality that Gundagai has to offer.

The popularity, prize money and prestige of the Snake Gully Cup Carnival has grown dramatically in recent years, with thousands of racegoers converging each November on the picturesque Gundagai Racecourse.

You can purchase a ticket and be part of the Snake Gully Cup Marquee or host a Private Marquee with various food and beverage packages available. Great prize money for Fashions on the Field with full bar and canteen facilities available all weekend. There will be Courtesy buses running all day to and from the Racecourse. Come down for a weekend to remember!


Event Dates
2019
      15th Nov
      15th Nov
      16th Nov


O I Bell Drive
Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 17.1K from Mount Horeb

ARTHC Tractor Pull and Swap Meet


The Tractor Pull and Swap Meet is normally on the last Saturday in February just after the Gundagai Show, and is situated at the Gundagai Racecourse and Showgrounds in Gundagai.

There are Vintage Tractor Pulls in many classes operating all day, this also include a Ladies Tractor Pull and a 4x4 Ute Pull.

AROLMRA Australian Ride On Lawn Mower Racing Association will be having a office event day there too.

Also on this day too there is Truck Show and Shine, Market Stalls, Swap Meet, Collectables, Jumping Castle for the Kids, Heavy Horses Display, Vintage Machinery Display, And Much More.

All car and Truck clubs are welcome to display.
There is Powered and Unpowerd camping available.


Event Dates
2019
      23rd Feb


Oibell Drive
Gundagai, NSW, 2722

Located 17.2K from Mount Horeb

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