Oberon is part of the Greater Blue Mountains region located in country New South Wales Australia. Conveniently accessible from both Sydney (2.5 hours) and Canberra (3 hours), Oberon is surrounded by interesting villages, world class National Parks, spectacular ancient escarpments and caves, and abundant opportunities to become enveloped in nature. Oberon is the perfect base from which to undertake day trips to the various villages and attractions along The Tablelands Way and the Central West.
Oberon enjoys four very distinct and beautiful seasons with plenty of activities and experiences to enjoy year-round. Summer is the season of trout fishing, horse trail riding, bushwalking, camping and discovering the pleasures of the Summer Festival. Make a trip with the family and escape from the hustle of the city to a quiet farm stay in the Oberon countryside.
Autumn in the tablelands brings Cool Events with mushrooming in the forests, truffle hunts and truffle dinners, mountain biking and hiking. With winter comes a cooler change and is the perfect season to take-in the fresh mountain air and occasional snowfalls throughout the villages. Enjoy comfort food at local cafes and restaurants, cosy up by the wood fire and take part in Yulefest at Jenolan Caves.
Spring is the season to enjoy the spectacular change in seasons; visit the blossoming open gardens in and around Oberon such as Mayfield Garden one of the largest private gardens in the world. The Spring Garden Festival brings the villages to life with events and markets showcasing the best produce and products that the area has to offer.
Make the most of your visit to the area and immerse yourself in the various activities and attractions available. Jenolan Caves is a place to enjoy the wonders of nature. Experience spine tingling ghost tours of the mysterious caves, the thrills of adventure caving, scenic bushwalks and native wildlife, and the history and grandeur of Jenolan Caves House.
Kanangra-Boyd National Park encompasses thousands of hectares of wild rugged wilderness, unspoiled nature with deep gorges, creeks and rivers, and mesmerizing escarpments. Embark on an adventure and experience caving or canyoning, or simply take a break in the unspoiled surroundings and enjoy the peace and quiet on a scenic walk or hike.
Set high up on the plateau, Oberon is the perfect base for active visitors, adventure seekers and those wishing to relax. After an exciting day in the local countryside, spend a restful and luxurious night’s sleep in one of the many accommodation options in the area. With a great selection of bed and breakfasts, country retreats, camping locations, self contained cottages and comfy motels, there are plenty of reasons to stay longer. Sit back and reflect on your getaway to the Oberon region and indulge in a glass of local cool climate wine, sample some local honey and olive oils, and lavish truffle products.
Oberon has so much to offer and is an ideal country destination. Clean air, a crisp alpine climate, exciting events and attractions, and some of the most spectacular scenery in NSW. Make a visit today to rediscover these simple pleasures, sharing the lifestyle, history, culture, produce, secrets, stories and hospitality of the Oberon Circle of Villages, a part of The Tablelands Way experience.