NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Black Gold Motel is situated in the middle of some highly underrated attractions which need to be seen to be appreciated.  Immerse yourself in the breathtaking, world heritage listed national parks and flowing valleys. Quirky events, adventures, and experiences around every corner. Our beautiful district is endowed with pioneering, industrial, and indigenous heritage & most importantly a friendly smile from our local community.


Welcome to an unrushed pace; a vibrant, diverse historical place, an unrushed town with pride in the local community.

Capertee Valley

Capertee Valley

A scenic 20minute drive from Black Gold Motel, surrounded by the wonders of World Heritage listed wilderness, the Capertee Valley is the world’s second largest canyon. Capertee Valley is 1 kilometre wider than …

Lost City

Lost City

The Lost City lies just a few kilometres from Black Gold Motel, a true hidden gem! The “Lost City” is made up of striking rock pagodas on either side of the escarpment, it resembles a city skyline …

Glow Worm Tunnel

Glow Worm Tunnel

Glow Worm Tunnel walking track is a short, easy walking track, around 45min drive from Black Gold Motel. This attraction is massively popular with families and adventurers keen to see glow worms in their natural environment …

Lake Lyell

Lake Lyell

Lake Lyell is situated on the outskirts of Lithgow approximately 2.5 hours from Sydney. It was originally built in 1982 by Delta Electricity for the Mount Piper and Wallerawang Power Stations. The dams capacity is 34500ML …

Craft Works Distillery

Craft Works Distillery

Craft Works Distillery is nestled on the edge of the stunning Capertee Valley and at the back of the Royal Hotel Capertee in a small tin shed about 25mins drive from …

Maiyingu Marragu

Maiyingu Marragu

Blackfellows Hand Aboriginal Place was an important meeting and educational place and holds special meaning for Wiradjuri people. It is also highly valued by the wider Aboriginal community, including …

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Black Gold Motel is on the foot of the Blue Mountains, just short a short drive to some world-famous attractions and charming country villages within the Blue Mountains region. Discover lookouts with …

Blast Furnace Park

Blast Furnace Park

The Lithgow Blast Furnace is a heritage-listed former blast furnace and now park and visitor attraction at Inch Street, Lithgow, City of Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia. It was built from 1906 to 1907 by …

The Foundations Portland

The Foundations Portland

The painted silos stop visitors in their tracks as they gaze up at the men & women whose stories are woven into the fabric of the town ...

Wolgan Valley

Wolgan Valley

To the west of the Blue Mountains lies the magnificent Wolgan Valley. One of this region’s best-kept secrets, this amazing area has scenery to rival...

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