Avon Caravan Village Bargo , Sydney & Surrounds, New South Wales, NSW 2574

Open all year

Bargo is in the Wollondilly Shire, on the south west outskirts of Sydney. We offer both short-term and permanent accommodation in this quiet and beautiful part of Sydney.

It's perfect for a stop-off if you are wanting to visit Sydney or are on your way through en route for other places. It has its own train station with regular services into the Sydney metropolitan area and is minutes off the freeway and an hour's drive from the harbour bridge.

The village of Bargo is a quaint historic setting for a quiet holiday exploring the countryside and the beautiful Southern Highlands, only a 15 minutes drive to the Mittagong and Bowral.

The Wollondilly Shire's 2,560 square kilometres stretch from Bargo in the south, Appin and Menangle in the east, Warragamba in the north with the Nattai Wilderness and Burragorang Valley in the west. It offers lookouts, bushwalking, picnic areas, flora and fauna sanctuaries, quiet country roads to explore and some of the most spectacular natural countryside outside of Sydney.

Location


Avon Caravan Village (www)
79 Avon Dam Road
Sydney & Surrounds, New South Wales
Australia
NSW 2574

Nearby attractions

Bike it in Bargo - Bicycle riders can enjoy rides to several attractions such as the Dingo Sanctuary, Wirrimbirra Sanctuary, Nepean and Avon Dams, and there are lots of opportunities for mountain bikers too. The Bargo State Recreation Area, Thirlmere Lakes and the Bargo River are just some.

Canoeing is possible on the Bargo River with easy access from the Bargo River Bridge Reserve off Remembrance Drive.

Visit the 1926 renovated Hotel Bargo, bistro and playgrounds
Bargo Sport Club for entertainment and dining

Fruit de Boop coffee shop for great coffee and food
Retail outlets and services include gourmet butcher, newsagent, chemist, hairdresser, beautician, petrol, pizza, internet, post office, dog kennels, used cars, real estate, bakery, equipment & party hire, physiotherapist

Wirrimbirra Sanctuary is a National Trust property of over 100 acres of bushland, nature trails, native plant nursery, and native animal enclosure managed by the David. G. Stead Memorial Wildlife Research Foundation. It is the ideal place to see our natural bush heritage, including one of the last remaining stands of the historic Bargo Brush.

Picton Botanic Gardens offer acres of walking trails, over 5 kms of bike trails, lawns, picnic and barbecue areas, native bushland just a few minutes from the centre of Picton.

Nepean Dam Close to the village of Bargo are the Nepean and Avon Dams, offering first class picnic facilities, beautiful bushland and spectacular views of the dams themselves: an ideal family day's outing. Half the fun of visiting the Avon is the miles of winding, scenic roadway you have to traverse to get there. The Nepean Dam is the last of the great dams of the Upper Nepean (completed 1935). It's just a kilometre or so off the freeway heading south and has excellent picnic facilities for families. The Avon was the third to be completed (1927) and is the largest. Its dam wall has been classified by the National Trust as a site of architectural importance.

Avon Dam
The Dingo Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to observe 44 dingoes in a natural bush setting.

Bents Basin State Conservation Area is a deep waterhole, part of a gorge on the Nepean River between Campbelltown and Penrith, that offers swimming, canoeing, picnicking and camping

Burragorang State Conservation Area - a window on the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area with breathtaking views of Lake Burragorang and the Nattai wilderness from Burragorang Lookout - picnic areas, BBQs and bush trails.

Razorback Lookout is on top of the Razorback Range, whose winding road follows the old track over the mountains inland. It is just off the old highway and one of the highest points in the Wollondilly.


Things to do nearby

  • Fishing
  • Swimming (Outdoor)
  • Internet Access
  • Sports Ground
  • Water Sports

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