Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve

Accommodation

Post Office Cottage (3 bedrooms, up to 6 people)

Wheelchair access: medium

Assistance may be required to access this area

Post Office Cottage, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Book yourself into Post Office Cottage in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve for your own taste of Australian heritage. This cosy cottage is a great place for a weekend getaway exploring the caves and landscape of the park.

After a day of exploring the park in winter, you can warm up in front of the wood combustion heater or if you’re staying in summer, be sure to bring plenty of tasty supplies for a barbecue dinner in the garden.

Nature is all around you and the city is ages away, so kick back and relax with the animals and landscape of this special place.

Activities: walking, swimming, show cave tours

Getting there: Post Office Cottage is just off Wombeyan Caves Road and not far from the visitor centre.

Road access: Unsealed road/trail - 2WD vehicles.

Bookings: Bookings are required.

Please contact Wombeyan Caves Visitor Centre for information on current fees.

Contact: Wombeyan Caves, Phone: 02 4843 5976

Living room in Post Office Cottage, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Bedroom in Post Office Cottage, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Post Office Cottage, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Local vegetation in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)

Wombeyan cabins (2 bedrooms, up to 6 people)

Wheelchair access: medium

  • Assistance may be required to access this area
  • Only cabin 9 has a ramp

Wombeyan Cabins in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Take advantage of this secluded little spot and book a weekend away in one of the cosy cabins at Wombeyan Caves. You’ll find plenty of time to relax during the weekend, in between exploring the caves, watching wildlife and bushwalking that is.

The cabins are self-contained, so all you need to bring is some linen and delicious food, which you can prepare to enjoy in the beautiful surrounds.

Whether you come with friends to relax, or bring the whole family for a bit of good quality time in nature, it’s a great place to be.

Activities: walking

Getting there: Wombeyan cabins are at the eastern side of Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve, opposite the campground.

Road access: Unsealed road/trail - 2WD vehicles.

Bookings: Bookings are required.

Please contact Wombeyan Caves Visitor Centre for information on current fees.

Contact: Wombeyan Caves, Phone: 02 4843 5976

Cabin 5 in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Local vegetation around Wombeyan Cabins in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Kitchen/dining area in Cabin 5 at Wombeyan Caves, Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Geological feature in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)

Wombeyan Caves dormitories (6 bedrooms, up to 8 people)

Dormitories in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve (Image: Michael van Ewijk/DECCW)Nestled in a secluded valley on the banks of Wombeyan Creek, Wombeyan Caves dormitories offer a great opportunity to get out amongst nature without sacrificing the comforts of home. Providing rustic accommodation on a scale ideally suited for large groups, the dormitories are situated in the scenic Wombeyan Caves Karst, between Goulburn and Mittagong.

Surrounded by bushland, you’ll most likely wake to birdsong and the sounds of the forest. After a hearty breakfast it’s time to explore the underground wonderland with a range of cave tours. There’s bush walking, swimming, mountain biking, paddling and canyoning for the adventurous and the little ones will love the nearby children’s playground.

With all that exercise, the campers kitchen and dining room will be well-used while feeding the hungry hoards. The dormitories are perfectly suited for families, community groups, overseas visitors, and schools, who are seeking an easy budget accommodation option.

Activities: paddling, canyoning, adventure caving, liloing, astronomy and star gazing, birdwatching, picnics and barbecues

Getting there: Wombeyan Caves dormitories are in the Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve.

To get there from the west:

  • Exit Hume Highway at Goulburn
  • Follow Tablelands Way through Taralga
  • Take the Wombeyan Caves turnoff and drive for 23km
  • Preferred route for buses and caravans

To get there from the east:

  • Exit Hume Highway at Mittagong
  • Drive through the western edge of town to Wombeyan Caves Road
  • Drive for 67km along partially sealed road
  • This road is not suitable for towing caravans or trailers

To get there from the north:

  • Follow Tablelands Way from Oberon (all sealed)
  • Take the Wombeyan Caves Road turnoff and drive for 23km (both unsealed and sealed)

Road access: Unsealed road/trail - 2WD vehicles.

Facilities: accommodation

Accommodation fees: $65 per room a night or $10 per person for groups.

Bookings: Contact Wombeyan Caves NPWS office on (02) 4843 5976.

Contact: Wombeyan Caves, Phone: 02 4843 5976