DIRECTIONS to SECRET VALLEY

Finding us is very easy. Below are screenshots of possible driving routes from Sydney, Canberra and Orange.

 

Google Maps have recently updated with a lot more detail, including private roads, so just be aware that sometimes while it may appear that you can go through back ways, they may be blocked off. 

Please drive carefully!

Take it slow on the country roads, especially around dawn/dusk, when the animals come out.​ 

To access the property, and your cottage, you will need codes that are sent via SMS on the day of your arrival. Please make sure to fill out your details in the Guest Form, so that we can contact you.

by CAR

Route from Sydney
Route from Sydney

This route will take 2 hours to 2 and a half hours. You can see an alternate scenic route through Bell's Line of Rd, where you can visit Bilpin, and Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens. Major supermarkets in Katoomba.

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Make sure that you take this route through Mt Victoria Pass, rather than try to come straight from Blackheath via Shipley Rd and Kanimbla Drive, as you will hit a dead end and have to come all the way around.

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Follow Cox's River Rd for 5km. Take the left fork onto Blackheath Creek Rd, then at the next intersection, follow the signs to Secret Valley Escape.

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Route from Sydney
Route from Sydney

This route will take 2 hours to 2 and a half hours. You can see an alternate scenic route through Bell's Line of Rd, where you can visit Bilpin, and Mt Tomah Botanic Gardens. Major supermarkets in Katoomba.

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Route from Canberra
Route from Canberra

This is about a 4 hour trip going through Goulburn and Oberon. The Foodworks in Oberon closes at 8pm.

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After Oberon, take Duckmaloi Rd, which turns left onto Jenolan Caves Rd.

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Follow Cox's River Rd, which is gorgeous, and take a sharp right onto Blackheath Creek Rd. Follow the signs to Secret Valley Escape.

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Route from Canberra
Route from Canberra

This is about a 4 hour trip going through Goulburn and Oberon. The Foodworks in Oberon closes at 8pm.

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Route from Orange
Route from Orange

The two routes from Orange take around 2 hours. One through Lithgow, and the other through Oberon. Major supermarkets in Lithgow, Foodworks in Oberon.

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From Lithgow, turn right off the Great Western Highway onto Cox's River Rd. The sign for this road and Ambermere Drive are on opposite sides of the highway.

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From either route, turn onto Blackheath Creek Rd. and follow the signs to Secret Valley Escape.

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Route from Orange
Route from Orange

The two routes from Orange take around 2 hours. One through Lithgow, and the other through Oberon. Major supermarkets in Lithgow, Foodworks in Oberon.

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by TRAIN

From Sydney the train takes 2 1/2 hours. The closest station is Mt Victoria, and from here you can take a taxi, which will take 15-20 minutes.

 

Make sure to book ahead.

by TAXI

Phone numbers for taxi service are 
4782 1311 from Mt Victoria, or

6351 3305 from Lithgow.

 

Fare is approximately $60+ from Mt Victoria (please check for current fare)