Mittagong is a city in New South Wales.
Mittagong township is the gateway to the Southern Highlands and appeals as a base for the numerous bushwalks including one of Australia's most spectacular walks, the seven-day Barallier Track to Katoomba. It is a town with historical significance, famous for it's bygone iron ore connections.
Also well known for its arts and crafts, and boasts the largest display of embroidery and needlework kits in Australia.
Located 110 km south-west of Sydney, NSW. You'll get there via the Hume Freeway.
Located in the Nattai River Valley between two extinct volcanoes, Mt Gibraltar and Mt Alexandra, Mittagong boasts spectacular natural scenery. The view from Mr Gibraltar is pleasant.
The drive up to the lookouts at Mount Gilbraltar is signposted from the the town centre, and from the Bowral road. The view is quite nice, and there are a couple of places to admire the view. There is a rim walk, as well as a walk all the way to the top. THe picnic areas are somewhat run down and overgrown, but still worth a visit for the view.