Bushwalking & hiking

Experience Australia's scenic beauty firsthand in our remote reserve

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Hike through beautifully wild bush

Experience an authentic ‘walkabout’ in one of Australia’s untouched stretches of natural, protected bushland, home to native flora and fauna.

Donkey Mountain trek

Kangaroo at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Views from the top

Join one of our experienced Field Guides on our most challenging hike through beautiful Australian bushland, travelling steeply towards the remarkable pagoda formations of Donkey Mountain. Donkey Mountain has many secrets to uncover, from fern-filled canyons to the unique stone formations for which this epic national park is named – but it’s the view from the top of the mountain that will take your breath away. Witness uninterrupted 360-degree views of Wolgan Valley and beyond from the summit.

Hike to the Glow Worm tunnel

Embark on an 11-kilometre hike to the mysterious Glow Worm Tunnel. Here in the darkness, hanging bioluminescent larvae light the way.

Kangaroo at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Wildlife

Catch a glimpse

Hidden among the rare Wollemi pines is a treasure trove of nature and native species. Look out for kangaroos, lyrebirds, echidnas, parrots and honeyeaters.

Catch a glimpse

Hidden among the rare Wollemi pines is a treasure trove of nature and native species. Look out for kangaroos, lyrebirds, echidnas, parrots and honeyeaters.

History

Into the past

The route explores the remnants of a mining railway track, revealing fascinating industrial heritage amid beautiful woodlands of eucalyptus, banksia, acacia, casuarina and seasonal waterfalls.

Into the past

The route explores the remnants of a mining railway track, revealing fascinating industrial heritage amid beautiful woodlands of eucalyptus, banksia, acacia, casuarina and seasonal waterfalls.

Nature

Flora And Fauna

Be mesmerised by Australia's unique flora and fauna, as rare wombats casually saunter across your path during this exciting hike, steep in places, with terrain to challenge avid explorers.

Flora And Fauna

Be mesmerised by Australia's unique flora and fauna, as rare wombats casually saunter across your path during this exciting hike, steep in places, with terrain to challenge avid explorers.

Learn & discover

Kid Watering Plants at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
Flora & Fauna at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Learn about our beautiful valley

Catering to those of a curious disposition, our guided reserve hike will take you from your doorstep deep into the vibrant nooks and crannies of the lush Wolgan Valley landscape. With each step, our inspirational Field Guides reveal further insights into our lush grasslands and clear waters.

Carne Creek Nature Walk

Enjoy the sparkle of Carne Creek’s pristine waters as you learn about the local flora and fauna of the reserve and some of their uses discovered by Indigenous Australians. Don’t forget to look up – this walk provides excellent bird-spotting opportunities. Love what you see? Return for self-guided adventures once you’re familiar with the tracks and trails.

Bird Watching at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
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Family Experiences

Little ones will love to learn and discover with us, with nature-based experiences, horse-riding, bird-watching, historical tours and so much more on offer. They'll also love joining the Wolgan Rangers, our kids-only clubhouse, promising adventure in the great outdoors. 

Couples' Experiences

Make memories to last a lifetime with us. Hideaway in our rustic and romantic accommodation, indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments together or take a walk, hand in hand, through the secluded and scenic landscape of Wolgan Valley National Park.