Tahmoor is located in the Wollondilly Shire on the southern outskirts of Sydney.
Tahmoor is 96 km (90 min drive) from the Sydney CBD, and 36 km (30 min drive) from the Southern Highlands centre of Bowral.
The Mermaids Pool is a beautiful natural water hole on the Bargo River at the start of Tahmoor Gorge, popular as a bushwalking destination and for swimming.
Tahmoor station is located on the Southern Highlands Line, to travel to Sydney passengers change trains at Campbelltown. The trip to Sydney Central Station is less than two hours.
The closest airport to Tahmoor is Sydney International Airport, 81 km and just over an hour's drive.
Tahmoor is home to more than 4500 people, the median age of residents is 35 years. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 4.6% of the population.
Bowral and District Hospital (30 min drive to the southwest) is an acute care public hospital servicing the Southern Highlands region. It has 91 beds and offers a range of general and specialised services such as general medical, emergency services, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, surgical, orthopaedics, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.
There is an Ambulance Service of NSW station at Picton (10 min drive).