Mt Keira via Thirlmere
Home Up Bundanoon Burrawang Mt Keira via RNP Mt Keira via Thirlmere Thirlmere


This run takes us from Casula, our starting point, via Campbelltown, Appin, Thirlmere (for morning tea) to the Mt Keira Lookout for lunch. A suggested route home is via Wollongong for those who would like a longer run.

Meeting point: Caltex Servo on Campbelltown Road at Casula
Times: 9.30a.m. for 10:00am start
Destination: Lunch at Mt Keira Lookout around 12 noon.

Précis- Start at McDonalds and drive to Wisemans Ferry via McGraths Hill, thence to the top of Mangrove Mountain and on to Dooralong via Yarramalong. The trip will take about 2 ¾ hours depending on traffic and our morning tea stop.

Here we go…

km Time Route
0 1000 Caltex at Casula on left hand side of Campbelltown Rd opposite Buning’s
    Keep to left and turn on to M5 motorway
10   Keep left and turn off M5 and back onto Campbelltown Rd
15   Becomes Appin Rd at lights in Campbelltown (Narellan to right)
    Follow Appin Rd.
32   Becomes Wilton Rd after Appin to Argyle St
    Follow Argyle Rd and turn right on to Thirlmere Way
61   Follow Thirlmere Way to Thirlmere, Turn right over railway crossing and then turn left into Barbour Rd and into car park behind Whistlestop Cafe
  1100 Coffee stop at Whistlestop Cafe
    Retrace our route back onto Thirlmere Way
    Turn Right into Bridge St
63   Follow Bridge St and turn left into Argyle St
    Turn right into Menangle Rd
97   Follow Menangle Rd to Picton Rd
    Follow Picton Rd to Mt Keira Rd
    Turn left into Queen Elizabeth Dr
  1200 Stop at Mt Keira Lookout for lunch or coffee at Cafe
    Follow Mt Keira Rd to Wollongong and then return home or depart from cafe to return home.

Enjoy your day and let’s hope the weather is kind.

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