Birdwatching at Capertee Valley


Please consult with owners for confirmation of rates, as they can vary depending on number of guests and length of stay.

  • Minimum Nightly rate is $250 (included 2 people)
  • Minimum Weekend rate is $500 (included 2 people, 2 nights)
  • Extra person $85 per person per night depending on numbers & length of stay
  • Children’s rates vary depending on age

The minimum length of stay is 2 nights, unless a big group.

Booking & Cancellation Policy for The Poplars:

To confirm a booking, the guest pays 50% of the full amount, or 20 % if the booking is made over 4 months in advance. The remaining balance is to be paid at least 14 days prior to arrival. The guest pays 100% of the booking amount if their booking request date is within 14 days of arrival.

If the guest cancels their booking within 7 days of arrival the full amount will be forfeited. If more than 7 days notice given then the full deposit will be forfeited.

In exceptional circumstances there will be variations of the above considered.

A Refundable bond of $200 per cottage will also be charged to cover extra cleaning &/or damages.


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