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Bathurst travel guide

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Set in a beautiful natural environment with warm summers, crisp winters with occasional snow and glorious spring and autumn colours, Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement and has many activities on offer.

Indulge in Bathurst’s rich cultural heritage and explore its historic houses, museums, churches and antique shops. Engage in water sports, explore the nearby Abercrombie Caves and relax by dining in an award winning restaurant.

The combination of historic sites and architecture, the best of country life with all the conveniences of modern living, the famous Mount Panorama motor racing circuit and the growing wine industry, all make Bathurst an extremely attractive destination.

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Getting to Bathurst

The city of Bathurst is located in the Central West and Orana of New South Wales, approximately 207 kilometres west of Sydney.

The Dubbo XPT runs daily from Sydney and stops at Bathurst and on Mondays the Broken Hill Outback Explorer runs from Sydney and stops at Bathurst.

Daily NSW TrainLink services from Sydney to Lithgow with coach connections to Bathurst are also available. The ‘Bathurst Bullet’ train service links Sydney with Bathurst every day.

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Getting around Bathurst

Bathurst has a local bus network, and taxis are available 24 hours a day seven days a week. There are also tour operating companies and a range of car hire companies.

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