Photo: Take a Balloon Ride early at Dawn for fantastic views
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With its historical semi rural setting, Camden in NSW has plenty of things to do and places to explore for the visitor, including activities for families.
At Camden Airport, there is a variety of scenic flights available, including those in historical Tiger Moths, helicopters and ballooning. There are also gliders and aerobatic aircraft for the flight of a lifetime.
Contact: Camden Airport
Phone: +061 (02) 4655 8064
Location: Macquarie Grove Rd
All kinds of motor races are held here, from go karts to muscle cars and Japanese pocket rockets! Also the venue for some of the biggest and best truck races in the country.
Contact: Oran Park Raceway
Phone: +061 (02) 4646 1004
Location: Cobbitty Rd,
Dedicated to the history of aviation, this museum has everything from fighter aircraft, historical planes, passenger aircraft to tanks and models. Also plenty of memorabilia. Phone for opening times.
Contact: Phone: +061 (02) 4648 2419
Location: 11 Stewart St
John Macarthur played a pivotal role in the establishment of Australia’s Merino wool industry. Visit the historic home of the Macarthur family. Phone for opening times.
Contact: Phone: +061 (02) 4655 8466
Location: Elizabeth Macarthur Ave
Complete with a rose garden, was part of the land grant given to John Macarthur in 1806 by the NSW colonial government. This scenic park also has a Cenotaph for the soldiers from the region who gave their lives during WWI and a 1913 shelter built in memory of Elizabeth Macarthur Onslow.
Location: Menangle Rd
This homestead has a collection of colonial buildings, including their historical sandstone coach house. Originally owned by the Chisholm family in 1827, there are sheep shearing demonstrations in the mornings. See the hard working sheepdogs guiding sheep around the paddocks, try boomerang throwing and try your hand at milking one of their cows. You can also sample some of their fine wines produced on the property.
Contact: Phone: +061 2 9606 5111.
Location: 900 Camden Valley Way
Housed in the historic John Oxley Cottage. They have an excellent self guided tour of the many historic buildings and there are even more things to do. For more information about Camden actitivies you can contact:
Camden Visitor Information Centre
Camden Valley Way, Elderslie NSW 2570
Phone: 061 2 4658 1370
OPEN 7 DAYS 9.30am - 4pm
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