UPDATE 1.45PM: Stuart Parsonage has been found safe and well.
Following police inquiries, the man returned home and contacted Blue Mountains Police Area Command today.
Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man from Springwood, who has been reported missing.
Stuart Parsonage, age 45, was last seen at Kiama at about 2.30pm on Thursday, May 21, when he told a friend he planned to travel to Yerranderie or Wombeyan Caves to go camping.
Family alerted police on Tuesday, May 26, after Mr Parsonage failed to make contact with them, and officers attached to Blue Mountains Police Area Command commenced inquiries into his whereabouts.
Serious concerns are held for his welfare due to an existing medical condition.
He was last seen driving a black Jeep Grand Cherokee with registration CB21XU.
He as described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 180cm tall, with long dreadlocks, beard, and a solid build.
Anyone with information about Mr Parsonage's whereabouts is urged to call Springwood Police on 02 4751 0299 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.