Tallong village is a half hour car journey from Goulburn and two hours from Sydney.
Canberra is 90 minutes away. Tallong
boasts a railway station with connections to Goulburn and all stations to
Sydney. Buses also operate between Marulan and Moss Vale.
Tallong is on the boundary of the Southern Highlands and the
Southern Tablelands in New
The village is situated on a signposted tourist drive called Highland Way which turns off the
Hume Highway approximately 1km north of Marulan and extends to Sutton Forest on the Illawarra Highway west of Moss
The Tallong district is located on the northern side of the Shoalhaven
River on the outside of an elbow point known as the Tallong Bend. Here, the
river alters its northerly course and flows eastward to the coast.
Tallong offers open spaces, fresh air and expanses
of bushland scenery. Two National Parks
and Wildlife Service lookouts, Badgery’s Lookout and Long Point Lookout,
provide picnic and camping areas with toilets and fireplaces. From Badgery’s
Lookout can be seen the rock feature known as the Dungeon Walls, featured on
the cover of the local book, Tallong: A
Heritage, and panoramic views to the south and east. Long Point Lookout offers
spectacular views of the western part of the Shoalhaven Gorge and gives access
to the Shoalhaven river bed via marked walking trails requiring a high level of
Tallong is part of Goulburn Mulwaree Council Local Government Area (LGA) which
offers in rural parts like Tallong excellent
opportunities for a rural lifestyle. The Tallong community is proud of its heritage and the district’s
orchard history is celebrated on the 1st Sunday in May when they
stage Tallong’s Apple Day Festival.