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Honeyeater Homestead

Capertee National Park

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Overview

Get back to nature with a wilderness getaway at Honeyeater Homestead in Capertee National Park. Set west of the Blue Mountains between Lithgow and Mudgee, you’ll be surrounded by peaceful walks, spectacular views and plenty of wildlife.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Homestead
Where 377 Port Macquarie Road, Bogee , NSW, 2849 - in Capertee National Park
Bedrooms 5
Maximum guests 10
Facilities Picnic tables, barbecue facilities, carpark, showers, toilets, electric power
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, firewood, ice, shampoo and soap, hairdryer, food supplies
Bookings Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757
Please note
  • Check in 4pm, check out 10am
  • You can pick up supplies at nearby shops in Rylstone or Kandos
  • There’s mobile reception at the homestead but not more widely throughout the Capertee Valley

Nestled on a small rise next to majestic ironbark forest, Honeyeater Homestead is the perfect place for nature lovers to relax and unwind. Located west of the Blue Mountains just an hour’s drive from Mudgee, you’ll be treated to charming country accommodation with breathtaking views of the surrounding sandstone escarpment.

After you’ve settled in, pack a picnic lunch and explore the neighbouring forest on one of the nearby trails. A 30min walk will take you to Capertee River, where you can stroll the riverbanks or enjoy a refreshing dip if the river is running. Just half an hour’s drive away, you’ll find the historic towns of Rylstone and Kandos with their heritage buildings, pubs and cosy cafes.

Make sure you pack your binoculars because you’re more than likely to spot some of the local woodland birds during your stay. If you’re lucky you may even spy the endangered regent honeyeater, for which the homestead is named.

After a day spent sightseeing, return to the quiet solitude of the homestead and soak up the afternoon sun from the wrap-around verandah.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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    Capertee Homestead - 'Port Macquarie'

    The historic Capertee Homestead, known as 'Port Macquarie', is a great weekend getaway in Capertee National Park. Go birdwatching, mountain biking, 4WD touring and walking.

 

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