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Queen's Birthday - June Long Weekend


The Queen’s birthday long weekend in June is a public holiday granted to all Commonwealth nations on the second Monday in June. Take advantage of the extra day and explore all that New South Wales has on offer.

Must Do

Queen's birthday in New South Wales

Explore all that New South Wales has to offer this June long weekend - every region has a unique character.

Experience a wide range of stunning scenery from national parks to rich agricultural land in Country NSW and visit Taronga Plains Western Zoo for a great day out in Dubbo

The scenic South Coast is a great place for whale watching - catch these majestic creatures on their annual migration along the NSW east coast between May and November. 

The Snowy Mountains area is a winter wonderland and an ideal location for a winter family holiday. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Kosciuszko National Park.

Sample delicious cuisine from all over the world with award winning restaurants located all around the state. The perfect complement to an outstanding meal is quality wine from any one of the premier vineyards in New South Wales. Taste some the Hunter Valley region's best this June long weekend during the Hunter Valley Food and Wine Month

If youre looking to get out of the city, enjoy the extra day off by heading to the Blue Mountains, just west of Sydney, and explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. There are also antique stores and other unique wares to discover, as well as plenty of cafes and restaurants with cosy open fires.

The Royal National Park, just south of Sydney, is the place to reacquaint yourself with the great outdoors.

  • National Parks

    National Parks

    With close to 900 national parks, forests and reserves, New South Wales has some of the most diverse nature experiences in Australia. Visit the world heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park which is home to hundreds of bird species, dozens of reptile and amphibian species, and numerous rare and ancient plants.

  • Things to do in NSW this June Long Weekend

    Things to Do

    A long weekend offers the perfect opportunity to escape your daily routine and explore the State with the whole family. New South Wales is teeming with things to do for kids of all ages such as the Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains area, and the popular Taronga Plains Western Zooin Dubbo.

  • Beelgara Wine Cerra Door. Image Paul Foley

    Food & Wine

    Enjoy gourmet food and a wine tasting adventurethis June long weekend. Stock up on delicious gourmet goods at farm gates, artisan bakeries, family-owned wineries, and the State'sfarmers' markets. You'll find award-winning restaurants featuring excellent chefs all across New South Wales.

Discover NSW on a caravan and camping holiday

Discover NSW on a caravan and camping holiday

A NSW caravan and camping holiday gives you the freedom to explore the State in your own time and at your own pace.

Whether youre after waterfront views, bush surrounds or all the creature comforts of a luxury cabin, nature is right on your doorstep when staying in a NSW Holiday Park.

Take advantage of these great accommodation and rental deals and step right into your holiday today!

Kayaking, Jervis Bay