Yerranderie Private (Ghost) Town is now owned by the NPWS and it’s a MUST VISIT visit. Here: https://w3w.co/bather.ogres.sang
It’s a 2hrs 30mins (100km) drive from Oberon so it’s really best suited for a weekend trip OR a DAY VISIT from Oberon or Jenolan Caves. You can stay overnight in the campground and soon again in one of the historic buildings.
- Distance: 100km from Oberon
- Time: 2hrs 30mins one way
- Best time of the day: Any time
- Kid-safe: Yes • Dogs on-leash: No
- Steps: Camping, bookings only
Book here: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation
- Phones: There is no mobile phone access there
Stroll along the main street of the township and poke around the historic buildings, take short bushwalks into the surrounding bushland. The buildings, including the post office, tailor shop, general store, bank and residential cottages, have been restored to their original condition as accurately as possible, and the displays are all of genuine relics collected by miners over the decades.
ACCESS: Here: https://w3w.co/bather.ogres.sang
From Oberon, follow the road to Shooters Hill and on toward Mount Werong then follow the signs to Yerranderie. The last 60km is dirt and the last 30km is very bumpy, so drive to the conditions. They say there are 5 creeks to cross, we counted 8.
GPS: Please be aware that many commercially available online mapping and GPS navigation devices do not have this location listed within, and following these may cause navigational issues.
- Getting there: 4wd may be needed in wet weather
NOTE, NPWS says: “All roads require 4WD vehicle”. HOWEVER, In dry weather, we feel the road is ok for a standard car, just take it easy. In the wet, it’s 4WD only.
CAMPING: YOU MUST BOOK ON-LINE!
NPWS Oberon office – Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm. 02 6336 6200
Yerrandrie direct: 02 4659 6165
SPECIAL THANKS go to Mark Bailly, the NPWS Manager of the town who shared some wonderful stories and information with us.