Bower Retreat already has table tennis, games and bikes.
Google map with directions.
Things to take:
- Stargazing: binoculars, tripod for camera, star-charts/notes. Ian Musgrave’s Southern Sky Watch
- Games: balls, raquets, cards (be very selective),
- bird books, maps, torches
- house-shoes, gum-boots
- spare batteries and charger, mp3 players
- cameras, phones, Barbara’s laptop
- small tool-kit
We are planning to spend the weekend of 22-23 May in Kangaroo Valley. We bought a second hand box-trailer last year and we’ll take it with us. This will make packing a lot easier.
Blog entry for our trip last July which lists things to do and to take.
- take 15 mm (or adjustable) spanner for spare-tyre bolt
- tool-kit, torch
- car battery re-charger
- Stargazing: binoculars, tripod for camera, warm clothes, star-charts/notes. Ian Musgrave’s Southern Sky Watch
- Games: balls, raquets, table-tennis net, cards
- house-shoes, gum-boots
- spare batteries and charger, mp3 player and some speakers
- Fred’s axe
View Kangaroo Valley in a larger map
Places to visit:
- Tallowa Dam – take the Mount Scanzi Road out of Kangaroo Valley Village, which turns into Tallowa Dam Road. This ends up on the southern side of the Kangaroo River. (20 kms)
- Bendeela Campground – Bendeela Road comes off Moss Vale Road just north of the Village. Turn left after a few kms (7km)
- Upper Kangaroo Valley – north of the Village turn right on the Upper River Road. (12 km)
- Cambewarra Lookout – head south along Moss Vale Rd, turn left at Tourist Rd (10 km)
- Red Rocks Nature Reserve – instead of turning left at Tourist Rd, turn right into Leebold Hill Rd, a dirt road on the hairpin (10 km)
- Mannings Lookout – head back towards Fitzroy Falls but turn right before you get there (16 km)
This list from the KV tourism website
- Three waterfalls: Carrington Falls, Belmore Falls and Fitzroy Falls
- Two vantage points to enjoy the view at Hindmash Lookout and Mannings Lookout
- National Park access at Fitzroy Falls visitors centre
- Hampden Bridge (National Trust listed)
- Delicious places to stop are Source, Café Bella and Jing Jo Thai, the Barrengarry Pie Shop or you can take a picnic and stop at Fitzroy Falls Visitors Centre to admire the views
- Kangaroo Valley historic walk with heritage buildings
- Kangaroo Valley Cemetery (National Trust listed)
Things to take or do:
- Stargazing: binoculars, tripod for camera, warm clothes, star-charts/notes. Ian Musgrave’s Southern Sky Watch and the Kangaroo Valley tourism website also has a page for stargazing.
- Bug collecting: extension cord, lamp, white sheet, glass jar.
- Games: balls, raquets, cards.
Some useful links for our trip: