Located only a short distance from the university, TAFE, Gaol, Mount Panorama, golf course and takeaway shops, this budget motel in Bathurst is the perfect home away from home for families and corporate travelers alike.
There are 23 clean, comfortable and affordable units available, including: single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms and family rooms (sleeping a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 6 people). All units include tea and coffee making facilities, microwave, television, reverse cycle air conditioning, electric blankets and modern ensuite bathrooms.
Short walk to Dudley Hotel Bistro where you will receive a 10% discount for staying at the motel.
Guests are invited to enjoy breakfast in the dining room, fountain courtyard or delivered direct to their room 7 days a week for an additional fee. The popular ‘Explorers Breakfast’ starts at just $5, but there is also a full menu of delicious meals to choose from.
Bathurst Explorers Motel is also pet friendly – guests are more than welcome to bring along their four-legged friend for an additional fee. Management do ask that you contact them in regards to pets prior to booking.
If you choose to stay at this accommodation in Bathurst, we hope that you will take some time out to explore the surrounding region. Nearby towns include: Orange, Blayney, Lithgow, Oberon, Hills End and Kandos.
When staying at the Bathurst Explorers Motel, you will be in the perfect location for exploring all that the region has to offer. Whether you’re a young couple, with friends or travelling with the kids, there is something for you to do.
Those interested in exploring the great outdoors will find plenty to see and do in the Bathurst area, including: Mount Grey Walking Track (4km return trip, around 3 hours), Abercrombie Caves (which contains a historic stage that is still used today), Beaufoy Merlin Lookout, Bald Hill Walking Track (4km return trip, around 4 hours), Grove Creek Falls Walking Track (6km return trip, around 6 hours), Bald Hill Lookout, and Abercrombie Krast Conservation Reserve.
For many, a trip to Bathurst is a pilgrimage to the home of motor racing here in Australia. For most of the year, Mount Panorama is a public road that you can take a spin on (just note that road rules do apply). Lovers of racing should also check out Ash’s Speedway Museum (the largest collection of speedway memories in the Southern Hemisphere) and The National Motor Racing Museum (located next to Mount Panorama and housing memorabilia of Australian racing).
If you would like to know more about the history of the Bathurst region, there are a number of sites that you can visit, including: Chifley Home & Education Centre, Yerranderie Private Town (an unchanged silver mining ghost town), Bathurst District Historical Society Museum, Abercrombie House, Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum, Trunkey Creek (old gold mining village), Bald Hill Tourist Mine, History Hill, and Crago Mill Emporium & Heritage Centre.
Foodies love coming to the Bathurst region, as there are a number of vineyards, breweries and other local produce vendors to visit. Some of the more popular locations include Fish River Valley Brewing (where small batch ales are crafted), Vale Creek Wines & Olives (specialising in Dolcetto, Vermentino and Moscato), Winburndale Wines (award winning wines and one of the country’s first vineyards), and Macquarie Valley Violets (specialising in African violets).
Looking to get the adrenalin pumping? There are plenty of ways to achieve this when staying in Bathurst! Apart from catching a race or taking a spin on Mount Panorama, visitors have the opportunity to take a scenic flight of the region (in a restored Tiger Moth or dare devil I-39 Albatross), tour the bush via dune buggy, explore 1000 acres of bushland on horseback, or take a four-wheel-drive tour of the amazing goldfields area around the town.
If you are more interested in the art and culture of the region, there are a number of ways that you can get a hands on experience. In particular, we suggest you check out the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (which shows an average of 25 exhibitions each year), the old Cobb & Co Coach (which is currently housed at the Visitor’s Centre), the Reg Campbell Gallery (who is famous for his portraits, florals and landscapes), and the Bathurst Arts Trail (visit artists in their studios).