Birdwatching at Capertee Valley

General Managers Cottage


  • 3 Bedrooms + Sun room / Bedroom accommodates up to 8
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Large Dining / Living
  • Modern Kitchen and Amenities
  • Town Water
  • Wood Fire
  • Laundry


  • Bush-walking
  • Wollemi National Park/ Sight-seeing
  • Glen Davis Oil Shale Work
  • Bird watching including very rare species- e.g. Regent Honey Eater, Plum Breasted Finch/ Exploring

During your stay in our holiday cottages, there are varied activities to keep you occupied.

  • Bush Walking
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Painting
  • Wilderness Adventure
  • Rural Experience

Historical Tours of Glen Davis Oil Shale Works:
We arrange guided tours every Saturday. Meet at the front gate of “The Poplars” Canobla Ave, Glen Davis.

Historic Tours:
Guide is Graeme on 0416 115 295 & email:

Please note:
there will be no tours from March 1 – May 15th due to filming. Apologies for any inconvenience

Price: The tour costs $20 pp, ($10 for children under 12 yrs) (cash only- if you can bring the exact change that is always helpful!) and takes approx 2 hrs – its a walking tour, so dress for the weather, wear covered shoes, and bring some water.

Tour Times:

In the summer – daylight savings times – Tours are from 5-7pm – sunset tour
The rest of the time (when the weather isn’t so hot) – Tours are from 2- 4pm
Sometimes private tours are available by arrangement, but they are more expensive.


Explore Local Areas:
  • Glen Davis (the old mining town)
  • Dunn Swamp
  • Rylstone
  • Turon Gates
  • Hill End
  • Vineyards of Mudgee