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It’s time to explore this historic town, the northern gateway to the Highlands and home to Australia’s first iron works. It is an excellent example of a country town which has managed to retain its historic beginnings, with old and new, side by side. The MUST SEE is Lake Alexandra and its resident ducks.

Surrounding towns and villages include Alpine, Aylmerton, Balaclava, Braemar, Colo Vale, High Range, Welby, Yanderra and Yerrinbool.

Top 5 things to do in Mittagong:

1. Discover The Many Restored Victorian Sandstone Cottages Throughout The Town

An easy walk through the old streets and laneways of Mittagong will showcase numerous historic sandstone cottages from the late 1800s. Pioneer Street is a great starting point.

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2. Fitz Roy Iron Works

You can visit this historic site. Located in the lower carpark at the Northern end of Highlands Market Place Big W on the Old Hume Highway in Mittagong.

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3. Lake Alexandra Park

Head down to Lake Alexandra for a perfect family get together.

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4. Sturt Gallery & Studios

Established in 1941, Sturt is now the oldest craft centre in Australia. Stop in to visit the Gallery, Garden or drop in for a coffee.

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5. Take A Drive Up Mt Gibraltar

Make your way up Mt Gibraltar to the very top and you will be rewarded with views to Sydney and beyond. Lots of great picnic spots too.

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