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With average savings of around AU$260^, you may as well splurge a little on accommodations (or at least get to know the hotel bar).
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We're here for a good time, not a long time! So snap to it and book that trip to O'connell. It's a perfect entry to the striking rural landscapes, rivers, mountains and valleys of Central New South Wales.
It's located 200 kilometres north of Australia's capital, Canberra.
You won't have to go too far afield to experience some photo-worthy natural sights. Load up the car and follow the road to Jenolan Caves, 40 kilometres away from O'connell, for a relaxed day. Or maybe Ben Chifley Dam is of more interest? It's located just 10 kilometres away.
Expand your horizons and find out what's happening in Mayfield, 12 kilometres to the south. Many visitors come here for the Mayfield Garden and the Oberon Golf Club. Alternatively, Tarana is 13 kilometres to the east of O'connell. Stop at this locality for convenient access to Evans Crown Nature Reserve and the Casey's Vineyard.
The Mount Panorama Winery, the National Motor Racing Museum and Bathurst Visitor Information Centre are all very close to Bathurst, 20 kilometres to the northwest. Want more reasons to check it out? Bathurst Courthouse and Chifley Home aren't far away either.
Release the explorer within and check out the surrounding landscape with a day of hiking. Or, why not try your hand at horse riding?
Keeping up with a busy travel itinerary can leave you feeling ragged. Why not wander into the great outdoors and enjoy some leisurely picnicking or bird watching?
Interested in joining in on some culinary tours and winery tours? Listen to your friendly tour guide as you explore all that the area has on offer.
While your knees might knock a bit at first, you don't have to be an extreme sports addict to enjoy sky diving. Once you've got the butterflies in your stomach under control, you'll soon realise it's a spectacular way to see a bit more of this destination!
If you're flying back, it's a good idea to map out your route to the terminal before leaving. From the middle of O'connell, it's some 140 kilometres east to Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD), the closest airport.
Reviewed on 7 Jun. 2021
^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on lastminute.com.au from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.