What's on in Oberon, NSW

Oberon is a delightful and thriving tourist and rural service centre in the Blue Mountains Region situated about 160 km west of Sydney, that is a great base to stay for discovering all the attractions and activities in the region. Oberon features a cooling, crisp atmosphere being at an altitude of about 1,100 metres above sea level and is the highest town in the Blue Mountains area. Oberon offers great options for visitors who love the great oudoors, including the Abercrombie River National Park, Jenolan Caves (World Heritage listed), Blue Mountains National Park, and the spectacular Kanangra Boyd National Park. Oberon is much loved for bushwalking, mountain bikes, trout angling , camping, 4WD adventures and ecotours. Oberon has a hard-working rural community fucused on beef cattle, lambs and a broad variety of vegetables.The locality is very popular for the exotic mushroom collecting in the State Forests, with the picking time of the year running from late January to early May. Visitors join bus trips and groups that depart from Sydney. Visit the Oberon Visitor Information Centre to get a pamphlet providing advice on identification of safe and dangerous mushroom varieties. The amicable community has a variety of community events all through the year including: # The Daffodil Festival ( in September), # Oberon Show (in February), # The Oberon Community Art and Craft Exhibition (in November). Oberon has very good tourist amenities and fine bistros, cafes, antique stores, craft shops and many historic buildings. Lake Oberon is a favoured spot for fishing and it is stocked with trout.. Things to to and see in the area include: # Touring the Museum situated in the vintage 1920s Railway Station # Playing a around of golf on the may picturesque local scenic courses, which feature wild kangaroos on the fairways. Fossicking for gold and sapphires in the local streams. # Cycling through the picturesque and challenging at Kanangra Boyd National Park.

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