With flowers blooming and the sun shining, Spring brings a colourful new beauty to the Southern Highlands.

Tulip Time is back this year, and celebrating is 60th year.

Along with our wonderful TULIP TIME event from 17 September to 4 October, there are lots of ways to enjoy the Southern Highlands this Spring, check out our list below.

Things To See & Do In Spring
In The Southern Highlands

We want you to discover the Southern Highlands in the beauty of Spring and encourage you to explore and discover:

1. Bowral Golf Club

Bowral Golf Club is a beautiful garden golf course with the best fairways in the Highlands and a fantastic club ambience.

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2. Barren Grounds

Certainly a "best kept secret" of the Robertson area.

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3. Bundanoon Cycling Routes

Easy to moderate rides around this cyclist village on the edge of the stunning National Park and State Forests.

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4. Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve

Cecil Hoskins is a birdwatcher's paradise. You can see over 90 bird species in this tranquil wetland, of which about a third are waterfowl.

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5. Corbett Gardens

Corbett Gardens is open year round for the enjoyment of local residents and visitors. Entry Fees apply during the annual Tulip Time Festival. For For Event Booking or Wedding Enquires please phone council on 02 4868 0888.

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6. Gibraltar Hotel Bowral

Gibraltar Hotel, Bowral’s unique boutique accommodation, showcases a luxury day spa, challenging golf course, fine dining and bar, and great getaway package deals.

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7. Green Lane Bowral

“Green Lane” is a shopping and dining precinct adjacent to the popular Dirty Janes Markets in Bowral. Nestled at the rear of elegant new corporate centre, The Acre,  “Green Lane”  is a leafy boulevard opening into a village square surrounded by gardens and  stylish homewares and gift shops.   HARRY’S ON GREEN LANE At the heart […]

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8. Highlands Golf Club

At the gateway to the beautiful Southern Highlands, come and play with us.

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9. Lake Alexandra Park

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

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10. Leighton Gardens

Moss Vale has a beautiful garden in the centre of town, located in Argyle Street which is the main street. This garden is perfectly situated for family picnics, and boasts a lovely Tulip display in September. OPENING HOURS: Daily (public garden)

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11. Local Markets They Are Just The Spot To Find The Best Local Produce

The Southern Highlands abounds in fresh local produce with growers throughout the region farming everything from green leaves to award winning beef. Local markets are the best place to find the biggest choice of local produce with preserves, seedlings, salad greens, Robertson potatoes, local delicious berries, breads and more all available in season. Then there […]

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12. Milton Park Country House Hotel & Spa

Milton Park Country House Hotel & Spa is a five star hotel offering luxurious accommodation, fine cuisine and impeccable yet discreet service in an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication. Outstanding wedding and conference venue and beautiful open garden and wellness spa,

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13. Mittagong Garden Centre

14. Moss Vale Golf Club

The Moss Vale Golf Club was founded in 1902 and the course designed in its current location by Carnegie Clark in 1936. MOSS VALE GOLF COURSEMoss Vale Golf Course is a golfers paradise and is regarded as one of the most scenic and challenging courses in regional NSW. Avenues of mature pines, elms, gums and […]

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15. Mount Broughton Golf & Country Club

16. Peppers Craigieburn

The impressive retreat, with its Bowral hotel services and beautiful gardens, are a popular choice with brides and grooms. The golf course is private, you can play tennis all year round and after dinner at Hickory’s Restaurant, retire to the billiards room with a nightcap.

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17. Peppers Manor House

Located in Sutton Forest, just 15 minutes from Bowral, this Southern Highlands accommodation truly embraces old world charm.

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18. Red Cow Farm

When you visit Red Cow Farm you will want to take a little piece of this heaven with you. VIEW for more for open dates plus details for weddings or photography sessions. Open by appointment only during the winter.

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19. Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens

Under construction the Southern Highlands Botanical Gardens host many events to fundraiser to developed the garden.

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20. Southern Highlands Welcome Centre

Make the Welcome Centre your first stop! A wide variety of information for NSW plus Local products, gifts, beautiful garden and friendly staff.

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21. Spot a Platypus

Known as the best spot in the Southern Highlands to see Platypus, the Wingecarribee River at Berrima has easy public access via a walking track along the river. More information about Platypus in the Southern Highlands can be found at

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22. Sylvan Glen Estate

Family owned and run, we promise to make your stay or event memorable. A homely friendly atmosphere with customer service a big focus. Nobody wants to leave sylvan glen once settling in!

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23. The Best of Bowral and Bong Bong Track

The Best of Bowral and The Bong Bong Track is approximately 26 kms of on road and off road cycling and or shared walking track. The map will direct you along this fascinating and beautiful area of the Southern Highlands.

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24. Walks For Spring

Walking at anytime of year in the Southern Highlands is one of the best ways to enjoy what locals take for granted. There are tracks and trails to suit all ages and all abilities and there are even some where you can push children in strollers. So, whether you’re a bushwalker, trekker, hiker, power walker, […]

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25. Welby Garden Centre

26. Welby Mountain Bike Path

A Network of Trails and single track for mountain bikers and walkers to share.

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27. Wingello Mountain Bike Trail Information

Take on one of the Trails in the Wingello State Forest.

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28. Winifred West Park

Centrally located in Mittagong, Winifred West Park is a lovely place for a rest stop.

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