Lithgow Tourist & Van Park LITHGOW , Sydney & Surrounds, New South Wales, NSW 2790
Open all year
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Situated in rural surroundings just 3 kms from the centre of town, Lithgow Tourist & Van Park is a privately owned and operated family business offering you a variety of accommodation options ranging from camp sites to 2-bedroom villas.
To help you enjoy your stay with us, we can provide information on many of the interesting sites and attractions surrounding us.
Nestled amongst a wealth of historic, natural and other interesting attractions, Lithgow Tourism and Van Park is a popular base to "set up camp" and visit the Blue Mountains villages of Blackheath, Katoomba and Jenolan Caves.
Experience trout fishing and be guaranteed a fine catch at the Archvale Trout Farm (just 10 minutes from our park)
Youngsters as well as the "young at heart" are fascinated by the interactive display and tour of the Delta Energy Expo at Mt Piper Power Station.
See the spectacular granite tors within Evans Crown Nature Reserve.
Take a leisurely ride on the famed ZigZag Railway Steam Train.
Enjoy spectacular sunsets from the highest lookout in the Blue Mountains just a short drive from the centre of town at Hassans Walls Lookout.
Drive through the Gardens of Stone National Park and experience the largest enclosed valley (canyon) in the Southern Hemisphere or view Blackfellows Hands Reserve which was a meeting place for aborigine tribes.
Wollemi National Park is the largest wilderness area in New South Wales and the home of the famed Wollemi Pine from prehistoric times.
Take a walk through history while visiting the museums of Eskbank House, the State Mine Museum and the Small Arms Factory Museum. Also, not to be missed, Hartley Historic Site with its original courthouse, the Old Lithgow Pottery started in 1875 and the Blast Furnace (sole producer of iron in Australia 1906-1928).
Not to be forgotten, the Glow Worm Tunnel which was originally a rail tunnel now occupied by the Glow Worms.
Lake Lyell is wonderful for the water sport enthusiast. You can take a short drive to Lake Lyell for power boating, water skiing, fishing, swimming or simply enjoying a BBQ on the water's edge.
Archvale Trout Farm
Greg & Meredith Johnston
ZigZag Railway Steam Train
Blackfellows Hands Reserve
Wollemi National Park
Glow Worm Tunnel
Lithgow and its surrounds also boasts a number of galleries, craft and antique displays and walking trails. There are also a number of restaurants, hotels and clubs to choose from if you wish to eat out as well as four national chain supermarkets in town for those who choose to "cook-in".