Tuena (population 220) is 300 km's from Sydney. Tuena is picturesque bushranger country. At 480 metres it receives occasional snow and good rainfall of 28 inches. Crookwell is only 55kms away and from there its only 2.5 hours to the Sydney Opera House.
Located on Tuena Creek, a gold bearing tributary of the nearby Abercrombie River the fishing is good and spectacular Abercrombie Caves are just down the road.
Tuena was first settled in the 1830's. By the 1850's gold rush the town was bustling with three pubs including the Goldfields Inn (1866).
The 1860's Parson's store is still going strong and now sells the cold beer the Pub once offered.
Other Tuena activities include camping, swimming, fishing, gold fossicking, and bush walking. Accommodation is at the Tuena Creek camping ground.
Tuena is renowned for it's historic buildings including the wattle and daub Book-Keepers Cottage.