86km away from Sydney, Hazelbrook perfectly harmonises modernity with nature and the typical Australian wilderness.
Whether you choose to camp in the forest, next to a gurgling creek, or enjoy the panoramic scenery as you visit one of the town’s several viewpoints, Hazelbrook offers a plethora of activities that will please just about anyone.
Visitors can even enjoy different types of sporting activities such as golf at the town’s athletics oval. A bowling club as well as a tennis court is also included for anyone who wants to enjoy a more energetic vacation.
Nature buffs will relish the tranquil scenery that Hazelbrook’s many waterfalls and swimming holes offer.
If you’re fond of nature walks, you just can’t leave Hazelbrook without checking out the world-famous Lyrebird Dell Walking Track. Boasting spectacular caves and mesmerizing gorges, this bushwalk has a medium to difficult level.
It is particularly popular among bird watchers, since it may provide you with glimpses of some of Australia’s rare species such as Mistelle toe birds, Silvereyes or- a the name implies- Lyrebirds.
If you’re visiting Hazelbrook in Autumn, don’t hesitate to go to the walking track at the very break of dawn, where you will undoubtedly be enchanted by the misty glow that bathes the vivid green grounds.
The Lyrebird Dell Walking Track will help you recharge your batteries as you lose yourself in one of Hazelbrook’s most spectacular forests. The trail debuts not far from the Gordon Falls picnic area and will take you through Leura’s escarpment, which neighbours the Blue Mountains National Park.
On this walk, you will also get the chance to explore canyons filled with thick fern and numerous creeks where you can pause to taste the gloriously fresh water. Visitors can additionally enjoy a dip in Hazelbrook’s Pool of Siloam, or if they want, set camp for the night and fall asleep lulled by the gentle crashing sound of a nearby waterfall.
Blue Mountains National Park
Visitors can go down one of Hazelbrook’s many bushwalk trails that will lead them into Blue Mountains National Park. From the popular Three Sisters rock formation to perfect settings for canyoning and camping alike, this region is ideal for anyone who wants to experience the unique freshness of mountain air.
Because Hazelbrook flanks the park, you can easily access it by foot, or take a short drive down to the heart of the mountains.
A medium-sized town, Hazelbrook has a population that consists of less than 5000 people. From Sydney, this town is nearly two hours away by train or 80 minutes by car. Visitors will be glad to learn that Hazelbrook includes plenty in terms of accommodation. Indeed, you will be able to take your pick from a variety of inns, hotels and motels that can suit various budgets.
By the same token, the town is full of restaurants and cafes where local and international dishes alike are served. In Hazelbrook, you will most undoubtedly benefit from a glorious view of the Blue Mountains area since this town is located nearly 700m above sea level.