The Scenic Drive – Route 33
If you are travelling to Wollombi from Sydney, the most direct route is via the F3 (M1) Freeway, taking the Calga/Peats Ridge exit. If you would like to make a day out of the drive to Somewhere Unique (or the drive home), there are many points of interest along the way.
Australia’s largest and most spectacular horse riding centre with 3000 acres to explore. Altogether there are 50kms of unspoilt wilderness trails to explore, including ancient rainforest trails. Horse riding lessons, quad bike tours, and abseiling are also available.
69 Cooks Road, Peats Ridge
Imagine the pleasure of gliding across glassy water, exploring spectactular natural environments and breathing in fresh air on some of the finest waterways in Australia.
69 Cooks Road, Peats Ridge
A 170 acre wildlife sanctuary, home to around 180 species of indigenous mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. A leader in conservation, and environmental education.
2375 Peats Ridge Road, Peats Ridge
An exciting par 72, 18 hole golf course set in beautiful bushland with sloping contours and superb panoramic views. Open to the public.
817 Peats Ridge Road, Peats Ridge
Fruit and Vegetable Stalls
There are several large roadside stalls selling fruit and vegetables. Peats Ridge is a large fruit growing area, so there are often good bargains on fruit in season.
View our magnificent handcrafted furniture designed and manufactured by a master craftsman. Slab Furniture offers bark to bark slab dining tables, burl coffee tables, outdoor settings, country wares and gifts.
Peats Ridge Road, Peats Ridge
Koolang Observatory is a privately operated, public access, astronomical observatory and space science display centre, operating most days and nights a week throughout the year. For an educational and enjoyable astronomical experience visit Koolang.
5319 Great North Road, Bucketty
This is the name for the convict built Great North Road, the surrounding land and historic buildings. It was constructed between 1826 and 1836 to provide an overland route between Sydney and Newcastle. It remains an extraordinary feat of engineering.
Slide down flying foxes and move from tree to tree on suspension bridges and up to 20m above the forest floor. These eco-friendly adventure activities are great for the body and mind, and gentle on the environment.
1 Red Hills Forest Road, Wyong Creek
Phone: 4025 1008
Open 7 days
Places to Eat on Route 33
The Old Oak Village Pizzeria
Pizza and pasta.
1585 Peats Ridge Road, Peats Ridge
Fresh cafe meals, great burgers!
780 Peats Ridge Road, Peats Ridge
‘Mist on the Mountain’ restaurant offers an extensive choice of menu at affordable prices.
18 Hallards Road, Central Mangrove
Kulnura General Store and Cafe
Hot food, groceries, deli, fresh fruit & veg, coffee, hot chickens, take-away alcohol, and woodfired pizzas on Thursday, Friday and Sunday nights.
Greta Road, Kulnura
Jerrys’ Gourmet Kitchen & Cafe
Schibella coffee, traditional hot food, homemade sausage rolls, great burgers, sushi on the weekends!
680 George Downes Drive, Kulnura
Phone: 4376 1166