Bathurst - NSW RVFT
Bathurst gateway to central New South Wales is located at the junction of three highways the Great Western Mid Western and Mitchell Highways. It is a beautiful city located beside the Macquarie River with a town centre that features historic buildings and leafy parks. Bathurst was declared a town site in 1815 making it Australias first inland settlement and the town boomed after the discovery of gold there in the mid 1800s. It is renowned for its history and you will have fun wandering the streets discovering the plaques monuments parks and buildings that contribute to the story of Bathurst. The Visitor Information Centre has maps of self-guided walks and heritage drives for the city and the region as well as information on where to throw in a line or spread out your picnic blanket. They also have a fully restored Cobb & Co coach. For more history on the region visit the Bathurst District Historical Society which is housed in the very impressive Courthouse building. In addition there is also the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum which includes a complete T-Rex skeleton. For those more interested in the modern day you can drive around the Mount Panorama motor-racing circuit. At the bottom visit the National Motor Racing Museum and look out for the photo opportunity just outside where you can become King of the Mountain. Just outside of Bathurst are the historic gold villages of Hill End Sofala and Wattle Flat as well as the heritage listed Rockley and Trunkey Creek gateway to the lovely Abercrombie Caves. Each village has its own stories for you to uncover while you mingle with the locals visit the cemeteries and ramble the country roads.
The city of Bathurst has all the modern conveniences and businesses to complement your travels with a nice mix of boutiques shops and major retail outlets. A dump point is located at Caravan Solutions in Corporation Avenue and parking is available at Berry Park on Lions Club Drive.
Bathurst is a great location to use as a base while you explore the surrounding areas. Theres heaps to do lots of places to explore and characters to meet.
Bathurst VIC 1 Kendall Ave Bathurst NSW
Ph 02 6332 1444
Council car park Elizabeth St (behind McDonalds) Bathurst Visitor Information Cenre 1 Kendall Ave (opposite Showground) Lower end of Howick St for vehicles over 11m
Short Term Parking
Berry Park Lions Club Drv
Long Term Parking
Berry Park Lions Club Drv
Bathurst Regional Council Waste Water Treatment Works. Morrisset StMon-Fri 8am3pm Sat Sun & public Hols 8am-12pm
Bathurst VIC 1 Kendall Ave
Howick St Ph 02 6339 5311
123 Howick St Ph 02 6332 4266 46 Keppel St Ph 02 6331 7077 115 George St Ph 02 6332 5355 116 Russell St Ph 02 6331 2266 Cnr Marsden Lane & Gilmore St Ph 02 6332 5857 Cnr Suttor St & Wark Pde Ph 02 6332 5500
104 Piper St Ph 02 6331 3364 390 Keppel St Ph 02 6331 3699 154 Bentinck St Ph 02 6331 7877
Shop 18 Stockland Centre Ph 02 6331 9033 Metro Plaza Ph 02 6331 2599 George St Ph 02 6331 4033 Wark Pde Ph 02 6331 3190 165 Howick St Ph 02 6331 2955 Shop MM4 Bathurst City Centre Ph 02 6332 6008
Coles Bathurst Chase William St Aldi Russell St Woolworths Bathurst City Centre & Stockland Centre