Gold Fossicking at Tuena Creek

Try your luck at the public gold fossicking area behind the campgrounds in Tuena Village


An aboriginal word meaning "big" or "deep water". Many water holes along Binda Creek exist and were used by the Gandangara people whose tribal lands stretched from Binda towards Taralga, Mittagong and Oberon.


Nestled in a picturesque valley between Goulburn and Bathurst, Tuena is an ideal destination for those who prefer the simple pleasures. Visitors can enjoy camping, fishing, gold fossicking, bushwalking, swimming or just a strolling about the village seeking out the old buildings, many of them built during the goldrush era. Tuena is within easy reach [...]


From its elevated position atop the Great Dividing Range, the historic town of Crookwell governs green rolling hills and features pretty tree-lined streets, beautiful gardens and plenty of streams for trout fishing. Explore architectural remnants of early-settler life in buildings dating back to the mid-19th century and visit the Wind Farm observation bay to see [...]