Australia Mountain Regions
"There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around..". so penned Australian bush poet Banjo Paterson in the late 1880's. The Man From Snowy River is an iconic Australian figure beautifully captured in the poem and this sprit in indelibly etched in the soul of all Australians and as such, following the Snowy River to its source near Mt Kosciusko is a pilgrimage all Australians should make.
The Drawing Room Rocks, so named as the weathered sandstone formations resemble the tables and chairs or a Drawing Room, provides the visitor one of the most amazing coastal vistas with views from Seven Mile Beach all the way along the coast to Pigeon House Mountain at Ulladulla and around to Kangaroo valley. (A field of view of almost 180 degrees). During spring and Autumn, Kangaroo Valley fills with cloud, the morning sun will warm the cloud and create a wonderful cascade over the gap between Woodhill Mountain and Broughton Head and flow eastward towards Berry.
kangaroo valley southern highlands; Upon first sighting Kangaroo Valley (a jewel on the nsw south coast) in April 1812, George Evans (Surveyor and Explorer) claimed the valley offered a view that ' no painter could beautify." Anyone who visits 'the Valley' will certainly agree with Evan's first impressions as it is a truly remarkable and beautiful setting. There is a wonderful feel about Kangaroo Valley, the geomorphology provides an amazing energy and many are drawn to its spiritual power as well; no surprise that many describe it as " The most beautiful valley in Australia"