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Slippery Norris Cottage

Yerranderie Regional Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Overview

Fire affected area

Some areas of this park were affected by fire in 2019/2020. You’ll notice some changes to the landscape, as well as signs of recovery. Some areas may remain closed for longer to allow habitat to recover or because we’re repairing park infrastructure. Stay safe with these after-fire tips for visitors.

Some accommodation closed

Some accommodation in NSW national parks will reopen for bookings from 11 September if not subject to NSW stay-at-home restrictions. For more information check our COVID-19 update webpage.

This historic accommodation in Yerranderie Private Town is perfect for exploring the early silver mining settlement and surrounding Yerranderie Regional Park.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Cottage
Bedrooms 2
Maximum guests 4
Facilities Carpark, drinking water, showers, toilets, electric power
What to bring Bed sheets, food supplies
Bookings Bookings can be made up to 12 months in advance. Please contact the Yerranderie caretaker for further information, price and availability.
Please note
  • The cottage is in a remote location, so make sure you're well prepared.
  • The nearest fuel stop and shops for supplies are in Oberon.
  • Access to Yerranderie Private Town is only accessible from the Oberon-Colong Historic Stock Route. There is no access from Sydney (Oakdale).
  • There is no mobile reception at Yerranderie Private Town.

This quaint, self-contained historic cottage accommodation has been lovingly presented to make you feel like you’re living in a former time, yet with the necessary creature comforts.

Enjoy a drink on the balcony whilst looking out at lovely Byrnes Gap and watch the kangaroos frolic in the campground under the setting sun or first thing at dawn.

The cottage is easy walking distance to the local attractions such as Yerranderie Private Town and has plenty of history and character, having been maintained by generations of Yerranderie caretakers. Be sure to check out the photographs and relics from former tenant ‘Slippery Norris’.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Lyre bird

    Government Town campground

    Stay the night at Government Town campground near Yerranderie Regional Park. With unmarked sites for tents and camper trailers, you'll be moments away from the fascinating history of a forgotten silver mine ghost town.

  • Campers sitting around the fire pit near their tents at Private Town campground in Yerranderie Regional Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

    Private Town campground

    At Private Town campground, you can camp within a historic ghost town with its rich mining heritage, while enjoying the rugged wilderness of Yerranderie Regional Park.

  • Friends strolling past Post Office Lodge in Yerranderie Private Town, Yerranderie Regional Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

    Post Office Lodge

    Stay at the historic Post Office Lodge as you explore Yerranderie Regional Park and its early mining settlement by 4WD. This self-catering accommodation sleeps up to 26.

  • External view of The Bank Room in Yerranderie Private Town, Yerranderie Regional Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

    The Bank Room

    Enjoy a relaxed stay at this rustic accommodation set in a historic silver mining ghost town.

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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