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Galong cabins

Southern Blue Mountains area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Galong cabins.

Getting there and parking

Galong cabins are in the southern area of Blue Mountains National Park, at the end of Megalong Valley Road. It’s around 50min drive from Blackheath. To get there from Sydney:

  • Drive west along the Great Western Highway to Blackheath then turn left at the lights and cross the railway line.
  • Immediately after the railway crossing, turn left onto Station Street and follow for around 400m. Then turn right onto Shipley Road.
  • After 800m, turn left onto Megalong Valley Road and follow for around 18km where you’ll reach the first of 3 gates you’ll need to pass through.
  • The last 2.5km to the national park travels through private property. Please leave gates open or closed as you found them.
  • After the final gate, at the Green Gully property, cross Galong Creek and continue up the hill, veering left onto the Galong cabins turn off.

You’ll need an access code to get through the park gate and entry to the cabin is via a key box located at the cabin. We’ll email you the codes after you book.

Please drive slowly and watch out for children, livestock and native animals.

Road quality

The final 5km section of road to the cabins is unsealed, narrow and steep at times. It can become be boggy after rain.

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

There is parking at the front of each cabin for up to 2 cars per cabin.

Facilities

  • The cabins have tank water only. You’ll need to boil or treat the water before drinking.
  • Each cabin has 2 bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has a queen bed and bedroom 2 has 2 king singles.
  • There is a carpeted and fully furnished lounge room
  • There is an outdoor fire pit (firewood supplied)
  • There are no laundry facilities
  • Please leave the cabins clean and tidy and report any breakages, damage or maintenance issues to the Blackheath office.

Toilets

  • Flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)

Carpark

Showers

The showers are tank water only.

  • Hot showers

Electric power

This property is connected to mains power.

Balcony

There's a front and back deck.

Indoor fireplace

The living room has a wood fire heater. We provide 2 small containers of wood for the heater. You can buy additional wood in Blackheath.

Kitchen

The kitchen has a fridge and freezer, gas oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, tea towels, washing up equipment.

Plates and cutlery

All crockery, cutlery and glassware are provided.

Bed linen

Bed linen, towels, duvets and pillows are provided.

Air conditioning

Reverse cycle air conditioning.

Towels

4 towels per stay are provided.

Rubbish bin

Please recycle rubbish into appropriate bins.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Wildlife safety

Keep yourself and our wildlife safe by understanding the risks of wildlife encounters and how to avoid them.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

There are steps leading up to the veranda to enter the cabin.

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Campfires are permitted in the designated fire pits.

Prohibited

Please be mindful of loud music. There may be other visitors staying in the cabin next to you.

Camping

Generators

Horses

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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