Yerranderie Private Town

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Yerranderie Private Town is one of NSW’s most authentic, unchanged silver mining ghost towns, having been carefully preserved to retain its historic past. Accessed via 4WD Oberon Colong historic stock route, 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.

Take a tour of the nearby silver mining fields, the most prominent of which are Silver Peak Mine, Colon Peak Mine, Wonga Mine and Wollondilly Mine. A bridge has been installed across the top of one of the large mineshafts on Silver Peak Mine, so you can gaze right down into the mine.

It’s also a great spot to see interesting wildlife, as the township is set in a large sanctuary with mobs of grey kangaroos, wombats,…


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Burragorang lookout, Burragorang State Conservation Area. Photo: A Horton/NSW Government

Burragorang lookout and picnic area

Nattai, Wollondilly

A couple hiking from Slippery Norris Cottage in Yerranderie Private Town, Yerranderie Regional Park.

Yerranderie Regional Park

Yerranderie, Wollondilly

Kanangra-Boyd Lookout, Kanangra-Boyd National Park. Photo: Jules Bros/NSW Government

Kanangra-Boyd lookout

Kanangra, Oberon

Boyd River Loop Mountain Biking, Kanangra National Park. Photo: J Bros/NSW Government

Boyd River Loop

Kanangra, Oberon

Kanangra walls

Kanangra Walls

Jenolan, Oberon

Views from Kanangra-Boyd lookout, Kanangra-Boyd National Park. Photo: Jules Bros © DPIE

Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Kanangra, Oberon

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