Family drives


Caravan and camping holidays

Hire a caravan or camper and discover NSW at your own pace. NSW offers many scenic drives and stunning coastal routes packed with plenty of things to see and do for the whole family.

Family drives in NSW

Family picnic in Kiama. Image: Hugh Hartshorne; Destination NSW

Hit the open road on the Grand Pacific Drive from Sydney to Wollongong and visit Symbio Wildlife Park. Continue north through Kiama and Nowra and discover natural attractions such as the Kiama Blowhole.

The Greater Blue Mountains Drive is a series of trails that links Sydney with its World Heritage backyard in the Blue Mountains. Explore the Glow Worm Tunnel at the Newnes Plateau section of the drive. Head to Scenic World in Katoomba, enjoy horseriding in the Megalong Valley, and admire the scenery from spectacular lookouts in Blackheath.

The Central Coast is a great place to enjoy camping while you discover the region's nature and parks. Stay in holiday parks such as Budgewoi, Canton Beach, Norah Head and Toowoon Bay.

Travel inland to Country NSW to discover Tamworths musical history and take a family photo in front of the iconic Big Golden Guitar. Follow the 100 Mile Diet in Country NSW's Central West region to indulge in local produce from Orange, Cowra, Dubbo and Mudgee.

Head to the Snowy Mountains, where the Snowy Valleys Way between Gundagai and Beechworth winds through pretty alpine country. The Kosciuszko Alpine Way threads its way through the park from Cooma to Khancoban. Take the chairlift at Thredbo and a gentle walk to the summit of Mt Kosciuszko. The Yarrangobilly Caves consist of 60 limestone caverns in the northern end of Kosciuszko National Park.

  • Grand Pacific Drive. Image courtesy of Destination NSW.

    Sydney to Melbourne

    Meander along the stunning coastline on this legendary route between Sydney and Melbourne and discover plenty of family-friendly detours. Turn off at Berry to visit Kangaroo Valley and enjoy canoeing on the beautiful Kangaroo River.

  • Caravan and camping holidays NSW

    Caravan and Camping Holidays

    A caravan and camping holiday gives you the freedom to explore the State at your own pace. Whether youre after waterfront views or bush surrounds, nature can be foud right on your doorstep. 

  • Big Banana Coffs Harbour

    The Legendary Pacific Coast

    Explore one of the most beautiful routes in NSW. Wind your way through national parks, beaches, stunning hinterland and rolling hills. Treat the whole family with a visit to the The Big Banana and the Australian Reptile Park along the way.

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