Activities & Things to Do in Blue Mountains

In the very heart of a spectacular, protected world of pure nature and fascinating history.

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Situated between two national parks, the Wollemi and Gardens of Stone, discover the majestic beauty and storied history of the Wolgan Valley.

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Calendar of Events

Discover the latest happenings in Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley from culinary experiences, wellness, events, exhibitions, and masterclasses.

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Help Preserve Wolgan Valley

Conservation Activity

Preserving the 7,000 acre reserve is key to restoring the Wolgan Valley and surrounding Greater Blue Mountains region to their original pristine state. Get your hands dirty in a fun and important way by helping protect this important wildlife sanctuary.

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Guided Adventures

Guided Nature Walks

With its enviable location in the heart of the majestic Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, the resort is a perfect homebase for guided adventures in the wild.

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Horse Riding

See the Wolgan Valley and Blue Mountains in a whole new way; explore the beautiful hills, creeks, and ridgelines on horseback adventures.

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Learn Archery


Take aim at learning one of the world's oldest sports. With the help of a field guide, learn the methods and tips for shooting a bow and arrow in a safe and controlled environment. Archery is suitable for adults and children over six, and is subject to weather conditions. Sun protection and proper footwear is recommended.

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Walking By The Pool
Resort Main Pool - Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
Relaxing In A Private Pool


Beneath a broad Australian sky, with sandstone escarpments of the Wolgan Valley on the horizon, soak in the world from the comfort of your own private pool.

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Witness the beauty of the mountains, creeks, and even wildlife on mountain biking adventures across the spectacular 7,000 acre nature reserve. From a leisurely ride to something more challenging, there is a journey for everyone.

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Play Tennis


Strengthen your serve in the magical surrounds of the Australian wild.


Explore the history of Wolgan Valley through the eyes of the Aboriginal people and colonial settlers.

Historical Tours of Wolgan Valley
Colonial Heritage Tour

Heritage Tours

Get a glimpse into the trying conditions that early Australian settlers faced as they learned to adapt and thrive in the wilderness.


Wilderness adventures to inspire every age.

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Biking Adventures
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Junior Ranger Activities
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Conservation Activities for Junior Rangers

Junior Rangers

An exciting youthful adventure tailored to the ages and interests of children. The Australian wild offers an inspiring playground for the Junior Rangers as they participate in activities such as bush survival, adventure hikes, fossil hunting, archery, and more.

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Supervised Horse Riding
Visiting The Stables

Children's Horse Riding

Visit the stables and meet some of Wolgan Valley’s horses; great options for a fully supervised and safe introduction to horse riding.


The thrill of the wild and the beauty of New South Wales, Australia.

See Wolgan Valley On Horseback

Trail Rides and Horse Riding

Venture out into the Wolgan Valley and Greater Blue Mountains and explore the beautiful hills, creeks, and ridgelines the way they were meant to be seen — on horseback.

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The Finest Local Produce
Regional Food And Wine - Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
Handmade Delicacies
Regional Food And Wine - Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
Crafted to Perfection

Regional Food and Wine

The resort’s food philosophy, based on seasonal, regional and where possible organic produce from within a 100 mile (160km) radius, showcases exceptional Australian fare. The menu changes according to season and various ingredients are incorporated from the resort’s very own kitchen garden.

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Guided Glow Worm Walk

Guided Glow Worm Walk

Experience a journey of discovery to the Glow Worm tunnel on the Newnes Plateau.

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Stargazing and Campfire Experience

Stargazing and Campfire Experience

Experience Australia’s magnificent night sky in a campfire setting in the bush landscape.  The remote nature of the reserve provides an unforgettable opportunity to experience the southern sky free from the competing lights of cities and towns.

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Explore The Wildlife After Dark

Nocturnal Wildlife and Stargazing

A whole new Australia comes alive after dark. Explore the the nocturnal world of the Australian bush in the comfort of a luxury four wheel drive vehicle.

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Donkey Mountain Tour

Donkey Mountain Guided Hike

Donkey Mountain has many secrets to offer, such as fern-filled canyons and the unique stone formations for which this national park is named. This challenging hike provides an opportunity to explore one of the Wolgan Valley’s most iconic geological features. In the company of an experienced Field Guide, you will hike into the Gardens of Stone National Park, making your way through beautiful Australian bushland, travelling steeply towards the sandstone cliffs and remarkable pagoda formations of the summit.

Photographic Expeditions - Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia
Photographic Expeditions

Photographic Expeditions

Photographic journeys of discovery in the beauty of the Australian wilderness.

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4WD Expedition

Experience a unique range of native wildlife and flora, touring by 4WD.

Stargazing Talk

You will be guided on a short tour through Australia’s magnificent night skies by one of the resort’s Field Guides. Wolgan Valley is blessedly free of the light pollution that restricts our view of the night sky in cities and the night sky is nothing short of spectacular. This activity is conducted within easy walking distance of the Main Homestead and is a perfect way to close your evening with a glass of wine in hand.

Duration: 15 minutes
Scheduled: Twice each evening
Category: Complimentary

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