Drives

A leisurely drive in the country, what could be more relaxing? There are some great drives throughout the Southern Highlands' towns and villages, literally up hill and down dale.

Along the way you will find attractions, rural vistas, quaint villages, events, wildlife, wineries and historic sites. Four of the big ones are signposted with the recognizable big brown and white signs.

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Tourist Drive 14


Tourist Drive 14 commences as you leave the F5 Expressway.  As the road straightens you will come through the village of Braemar, continuing into Mittagong past the Highlands Golf Club and Mittagong Caravan Park.  You will see the Southern Highlands Visitor Information Centre on your left as you come into the town.
Tourist Drive 14a

Highlights of this drive include:

Historic Walks
Lake Alexandra
The Fitz Roy Iron Works
Corbett & Leighton Gardens
Specialty Shops and Art Galleries
The Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve
The Bradman Centre & International Cricket Hall of Fame

Tourism 14 Fact Sheet



Tourist Drive 15


To really do this drive justice, allow yourself plenty of time to fit everything in.  Heading east from the Kangaloon Road roundabout in Bowral, you will pass Horderns Road leading to Milton Park on your left and the Bong Bong Racetrack on your right, continuing on until you reach the Kangaloon Road intersection, turn left here and just along the road you will find the Wingecarribee Reservoir a great picnic area on your right. 

Highlights of this drive include:

Belmore Falls

Hindmarsh Lookout

Bushwalks & Picnics

Wingecarribee Reservoir

Great Photo Opportunities

Robertson Nature Reserve

The Villages of Kangaloon, Glenquarry, Wildes Meadow and Burrawang

Tourist Drive 15 Fact Sheet
Tourist Drive 16


Starting at Moss Vale the drive to Sutton Forest along the Illawarra Highway is only 6kms. 

From Sutton Forest to Exeter you will see extremely picturesque countryside, with rolling green hills and pastureland on both sides of the road.  Exeter village is where you can see a fine example of an English style stone church and many beautiful private estates.

Tourist Drive 16 - Morton National Park - Bundanoon

Highlights of this drive include:

Montrose Berry Farm

Bushwalking & Cycling

Hire a Bicycle In Bundanoon

The Morton National Park & Glow Worm Glen
Buy Fruit in Season from Roadside Stalls around Penrose

Exeter Village with its Gallery Ecosse & The General Store


Tourist Drive 16 Fact Sheet
Tourist Drive 17


Tourist Drive 17 commences in Mittagong.  The Southern Highlands Welcome Centre is located here and offers a wide range of souvenirs, maps and local produce.  Just down the road is Winifred West Park which offers picnic facilities, toilets and a playground for children.
Tourist Drive 17 - Berrima Courthouse Museum

Highlights of this drive include:

Lake Alexandra

Winifred West Park

The Moss Vale Saleyards

Local Wineries & Cellar Doors

The Fitz Roy Iron Works Historic Site

The National Trusts' Harper's Mansion

The National Trusts' Harper's Mansion

Bendooley Estate & Berkelouw Bookbarn

Berrima Museum and Courthouse Museum

Historic Berrima & its Craft Shops & Galleries


Tourist Drive 17 Fact Sheet


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