Kangaroo Valley Activities & Attractions

Kangaroo Valley has a huge range of activities for the outdoor enthusiast and attractions for those wanting to have a slower pace of exploration. Visitors can choose an amazing array of options that we have provided below to help you navigate your adventure in the region

Morton National Park

Kangaroo Valley is nestled in the Morton National Park, a 1,750 square kilometre area of natural beauty that offers a huge range of leisure and scientific opportunities. The Kangaroo and Shoalhaven Rivers blend together in Kangaroo Valley and the nearby Fitzroy Falls offer an incredible natural feature not to be missed.

Bush Walking

Surrounded by the beautiful Morton National Park Kangaroo Valley has some great walks on offer. From a leisurely stroll around the village or longer hikes through pristine bushland for the more adventurous there is something for everyone.  For further details go to w:https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/walking-tracks/three-views-walking-track

Wildlife Walking Tours - On a 13 acre bush property only a few minutes drive from the township of Kangaroo Valley we offer Wildlife Walking Tours at dusk to spot the local inhabitants {such as Kangaroos, Wallabies, Echidnas, Wombats and birds} whilst learning interesting facts about these Aussie icons. Phone Eloise on 0427614903 or visit

Kangaroo River

From Upper Kangaroo Valley, through Kangaroo Valley Village itself, and on to Tallowa Dam, the river never ceases to create interest for visitors. Some of the most beautiful spots can be found in the Upper Kangaroo Valley. If you visit the area in the summer months, make Flat Rock a priority and consider a refreshing dip.

Canoeing & Kayaking

Kangaroo Valley Guided Canoe Adventures Ph: 0404 678 082  

Whether your preference be a leisurely paddle down the pristine Kangaroo River or if you are seeking an exhilarating kayaking adventure, KVAC can assist you. Local bush and wildlife expert Mike Hayes operates guided canoe tours from Hampden bridge to Bendeela. Inclusions: Expert tuition on local flora & fauna, experienced guide, fully equipped craft, PFD's, safety on rapids

Kangaroo Valley Adventure Co. Ph: 02 4465 1372 w: www.kvac.com.au

Kangaroo Valley Kayaks. Ph: 1300 55 99 77  

Fishing

Kangaroo Valley has some fantastic fresh water fishing for species such as Australian Bass. Explore the waterways and cast a line yourself or go on a guided fishing trip. Kangaroo Valley is also only a short drive from the pristine waters of the South Coast which offers some great saltwater fishing action.

Bay & Basin Sports Fishing Ph: 0413 610 832 w: www.bayandbasinsportsfishing.com.au

Or you can guide yourself, all you need to do is purchase a fishing licence available at the Rural Supplies Store.

Kangaroo Valley Arts & Sculpture Festival.

Arts and the Kangaroo Valley are a fantastic combination. Our valley is a picturesque backdrop to some of the talented local and state artists displaying their work. We are also biased, because its held on one of the properties we promote!  

Hampden Bridge

The unique Hampden Bridge crosses the river near Kangaroo Valley Village and is worth a stop for pictures alone. Kayaking can be enjoyed at several spots along the river but the most popular spot is Lake Yarrunga, formed by the impressive Tallowa Dam. This structure holds the waters of the Kangaroo and Shoalhaven Rivers and a paddle up either river leads to some stunning features and offers great fishing.

Mountain Bike Riding

Kangaroo Valley is a beautiful location to explore by bike. Rather than worrying about bringing your own, KVAC's fleet of quality mountain bikes can be hired for self guided trips or as part of a Hiking and Biking Adventure..

Kangaroo Valley Adventure Co. Ph: 02 4465 1372 w: www.kvac.com.au  

Kanga Kayak Hire also has tandem bikes for hire. This is a fun way for 2 people to explore Kangaroo Valley.

Kanga Kayak Hire. Ph: 1300 55 9977

Horse Riding

The Man From Kangaroo Valley Ph: 02 4465 1912 w: www.kangaroovalleyhorseriding.com   

Enjoy a mountain trail ride climbing through the lush subtropical rainforest on Mt Moollootoo. From the peak of Moollootoo there are panoramic views of Morton National park. Suitable for novices through to experts with safety helmets and expert tuition included. Bookings essential.

Riverstone & Hallelujah Stud Ph: 02 4446 1181 or 0402 902 072 w: www.kangaroovalleyhorses.com        

Trail rides that take you deep into the tranquility of majestic rain forests, through flowing creeks and meandering trails, leading you into the beauty of the extraordinary Australian bush. Bookings essential.

 

Kangaroo Valley Village

The village offers some quaint and interesting shops, cafés and restaurants (see dining in Kangaroo Valley). A mixture of local produce, specialist and antique stores await you. The area also has its own nursery, while the show grounds feature frequent spectacles – visit the Kangaroo Valley Tourist website for details. Pioneer Park Museum gives a wonderful insight into the area’s history and if you are a lover of art, there is a variety of art to be discovered.

As well as an outdoor swimming pool with one of the best views in the area. Yoga classes can be joined or enjoy a private class designed just for your needs.

Kangaroo Valley Farmers Market

Kangaroo Valley has some superb local produce. Make sure you make the most of it on the 2nd SUNDAY OF THE MONTH. 9am to 1.00pm https://kangaroovalleyfarmersmarkets.com.au/

159 Moss Vale Road

Kangaroo Valley

Massage & Beauty Treatment

Pamper-Me, mobile massage, beauty and spa service, is based in NSW on the beautiful South Coast . Travelling from the mountains to the sea, the Pamper Me team of professional therapists will bring to you the ultimate experience in relaxation and self indulgence.

Amore Pamper Me & Day Spa Ph: 02 4423 3707 w: www.pamper-me.com.au

“Essence Within” is a wellness business situated minutes from the township of Kangaroo Valley in the “In Essentia” Healing Hut offering a number of healing modalities such as Kahuna Bodywork (a form of Hawaiian Massage) for stress relief and muscular tension and Aromatherapy for balancing the emotions and boosting immunity. Other modalities on offer include Hypnotherapy/NLP, Time Line Therapy and Chakra dancing for releasing repressed emotions and realignment of the body, mind and energetic system. Modalities offered for groups as well as private sessions. Essence Within: Phone Eloise on 0427614903 or visit essencewithin.com.au

Network Beauty by Kate : Nowra based or they can come to you Ph: 02 4423 6683  or 0422 722 099

Leanne's Therapeutic & Remedial Massage Service  Ph: 02 4422 5609 or 0400 560 955

Golf

Enjoy a round of golf at the picturesque Jack Newton designed 18 hole course at Kangaroo Valley Golf & Country Resort.

Kangaroo Valley Golf & Country Resort Ph: 02 4465 0200

Tennis

All weather floodlit tennis courts can be found in the village within a short walking distance of the center of town. Tennis Club website

7 Broughton Street

KANGAROO VALLEY NSW 2541

Bookings Ph (02) 4465 1512

 

Nearby Attractions & Activities

The Kangaroo Valley and Southern Highlands region is the perfect spot to find  luxurious accommodation and explore the surrounding regions in small day trips. Discover historic towns, visit picturesque attractions, stroll down quaint villages, or even walk on perfectly white beaches and swim in the turquoise waters! We have detailed some great day trips in our blog

Nowra Zoo

Nowra Zoo is the largest native animal park on the NSW South Coast and bring together over 100 species of native Australian animals, birds & reptiles as well as an increasing amount of exotic animals. Set on 16 acres of native bushland and resting on the banks of the beautiful Shoalhaven River you'll find plenty to see and do during your visit. Before you leave don't forget to browse the gift shop where you will find a great selection of souvenirs to remind you of your visit.

Open 9am - 5pm Every Day (except Christmas Day)

Ph: 02 4421 3949 w: www.nowrawildlifepark.com.au     

Birdwatching

Kangaroo valley is a great birding location, centred on a region including the nearby Illawarra and Shoalhaven where more than 300 species have been recorded. Illawarra Birding Tours conducts Full-day and Half-day Birding Tours to habitats including bush, wetlands and beach. As  well as the birds, the tours are also very scenic with some beautiful panorama.

See illawarrabirdingtours.com.au or call Andrew Wood on 0401 907 025

Illawarra Fly Walk Tree Top Adventures

The Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk is a unique rainforest experience, where you walk through the beautiful warm temperate rainforest at 25 metres above the ground. Set atop the escarpment of Knight's Hill, the 500 metre walkway features two cantilevered arms that sway and take visitors to the edge of the forest, which stands at an exhilarating 45 metres above the forest floor and offers spectacular views of the Illawarra and Wollongong region.

Ph: 1300 362 881 w: www.Illawarraflytreetopadventures.com.au