ACTIVITIES & THINGS TO DO IN KANGAROO VALLEY
Kangaroo Valley provides visitors with a wide variety of activities that will suit both adventurous souls and those who simply want to relax and unwind. If you’re wondering what to do in Kangaroo Valley, here are some popular ideas:
Go wombat spotting at dusk at Bendeela camp ground on the river. Take a torch, rug up warm and be as quiet as possible. Make sure to keep your distance and don’t frighten the wombats.
Hire a canoe and paddle up the river. Pack a picnic lunch and pull up on the banks to enjoy the peace and quiet.
Walk the Three Views Trail, off Mt Scanzi Rd and see how many different flowers you can spot. Be rewarded with great views at the lookouts.
Browse the great selection of shops in the village. Treat yourself or someone special.
Take a trail ride with ‘The Man from Kangaroo Valley’. As one of the most popular Kangaroo Valley activities, a trail ride is a great way to explore the area.Wander through the mountains on horseback for views over Lake Yarrunga, the Kangaroo River and Morton National Park.
Pack a blanket to snuggle up in and go to one of the lookouts for the sunset with your favourite drink and nibbles.
Go fishing. Get really cold catching lunch then warm up over the barbie!
Have a big hot chocolate or coffee and cake. Indulgence in one of the great cafes then go back to your accommodation to sleep it off.
Take a mountain bike ride to Yarrunga Creek and Griffins Farm Ruins through Morton National Park. Drive up Jacks Corner Rd to the start of Griffins Fire Trail.
Hang out with the locals at the Friendly Inn pub. Have a game of pool or sit by the log fire.
Get up at dawn for Platypus spotting. Drive up Upper River Road to one of the bridge crossings. Wrap your selves in blankets and be very quiet – you may be lucky!
Walk down the Kangaroo River Fire Trail to Lake Yarrunga. Sit on the rocks and watch the water wildlife.
Have a tummy-warming lunch or dinner at one of the yummy cafes or restaurants in KV.
Drive up Barrengarry Mountain to Fitzroy Falls visitors’ centre. Check out the amazing waterfalls and do one of the rim walks. Warm up with a hot cuppa in the café.
Go pretty much anywhere in the Valley to do a bit of bird watching. Any of the walks or down by the river are good spots.
Wondering what to do if the weather turns? Just stay indoors, have a hot bath, cuddle up by the fire, and pour another glass of red or pop up to Yarrawa Estate for a taste of local wines.
With many activities on offer, there are so many things for visitors to do in Kangaroo Valley. We’re always happy to provide suggestions, just ask!