GETAWAY GUIDE TO SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, NSW
Best Hidden Gems in Southern Highlands
International travel is out of the question for a while, making it the perfect time to explore our own backyard and support Australian businesses!
Moss Vale - Hideout Cabin
This hidden gem is the perfect place to unwind with a loved one and immerse yourself in nature.
Hideout is a luxury tiny home within a rustic farm setting in Moss Vale. This cabin is surrounded by relaxing greenery with beautiful water views. Guests are able to book in horse rides and meet all the cute animals in the daily feed run!
For a chance to win a night stay at this luxury tiny cabin click here.
You can't leave the Southern Highlands without immersing yourself in the beautiful views Fitzroy Falls has to offer. Take a day off to explore the surroundings on the walking tracks around the falls.
If you wish to know more about the history of the place, there is a visitor centre where you can learn about the local Aboriginal history and wildlife.
Wine Tasting at Artemis Wines
For all the wine enthusiasts out there, this is the place for you! Sit back and enjoy finely crafted wine in front of lush green lawn and vines.
This family run winery is located 20 mins from Moss Vale. The Balog Brothers are known as the Pinot Noir Pioneers in the Highlands, being the first winemakers to plant Pinot Noir in the region.
Support a local cafe Highlands Merchant who locally source fresh ingredients for ever evolving weekly menu, featuring sumptuous dishes like baked apple and granola crumble with whey caramel, yoghurt and fruit or pickled pepper and Parmesan corn bread with seared lime and fried egg. A cafe takes resident in a county cottage with a Scandinavian twist, take an insta-worthy snap with the colourful flower mural outside, then laze alfresco with an All Press espresso in hand.
Tulip Time Festival
Bowral’s Tulip Time Festival is the best place to get those instagram worthy photos!
The huge array of tulips, live music entertainment and market stalls make it one of the liveliest towns in the Southern Highlands during September.
What has grown into Australia's most successful gardening event all started in 1929, with Ada Corbett's persistence to have a recreation resort and garden for everyone to enjoy. Bowral had their first "Festival of Flowers" in 1958.
Book your tickets here.