Oberon is surrounded by interesting villages and National Parks. Jenolan Caves, Kanangra Boyd National Park, Blue Mountains National Park and Abercrombie River National Park are in the shire and contain spectacular scenery.
Oberon can be used as a base from which to undertake day trips to the various villages and attractions within the region.
Things To Do In The Area
Located less than 30km from Oberon, Jenolan has the most spectacular and best-known Limestone caves in Australia. They are world renowned and have been open to the public for over 150 years. These caves are believed to have been first explored by European settlers in 1838. There are 9 richly decorated show caves open for public viewing every day of the year. The duration of the guided tour of each show cave is from 1 to 2 hours.
The township of Oberon lies at the heart of a natural wonderland, rich in magnificent landscapes that can be enjoyed to their fullest with exploration and adventures.
Oberon is encircled by world class National Parks, spectacular ancient escarpments and caves, and abundant opportunities to become enveloped in nature.
Both Rainbow and Brown trout can be found in the area. Lake Oberon (or Oberon Dam) is regularly stocked and fish are easily caught there.
Lake Oberon is open to anglers all year round but the streams are subject to the Freshwater Fishing Regulations. The season for stream fishing opens at the start of the October long weekend and closes at the end of the June long weekend. All anglers must have a Freshwater Fishing License. Exemptions apply to aboriginals, aged pensioners and anglers under 18 years of age, as well as private farm dams of 2 hectares or less.Both species can also be caught in the streams.
Imagine this. It is early morning and you turn your horse along a ridge to see the beautiful valley of green paddocks dotted with grazing cattle, bordered by the countless greens of the pine forest.
This the amazing experience of horse riding in the Oberon area.
Oberon was made for horse riding, with breath-taking views and riding trails for some relaxing riding, in addition to some truly challenging hills and mountains for the thrill seekers.
Oberon has a number of trail riding experiences which are definitely worth a visit. Here families or even those new to riding can get in the saddle and experience Oberon’s spectacular views from horseback with all the guidance of a competent instructor.