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Drive to wonderful attractions
Take the family on a scenic drive and discover NSW's beautiful and intriguing attractions, from World Heritage wilderness and animal encounters to gorgeous beaches and heritage tours. You can hire a campervan or a caravan and discover NSW at your own pace.
Family drives in NSW
Driving on well-maintained roads is a pleasure. Even better are good roads that take your family through impressive natural scenery, including World Heritage areas. The spectacular 138 km
Grand Pacific Drive winds south from Sydney and is one of the easiest routes.
Attractions along the way include
Symbio Wildlife Park, where you can take behind-the-scene tours for encounters with koalas. At Bald Hill in Stanwell Park, children as young as 14 can tandem hang-glide with HangglideOz. Experience Wollongong's splendid beaches and Kiama's famous blowhole.
Greater Blue Mountains Drive is a series of trails that links Sydney with the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. Head for Scenic World in Katoomba and ride the world's steepest incline railway into ancient Jamison Valley. Explore the Glow Worm Tunnel at Newnes Plateau, near Lithgow.
Legendary Pacific Coast drive, and just an hour from Sydney, is the gorgeous Central Coast. Take the family horseriding at Glenworth Valley and visit Elvis, a huge crocodile, at the Australian Reptile Park. Stay in holiday parks such as Budgewoi, Canton Beach, Norah Head and Toowoon Bay.
Travel to northern
Country NSW to discover Tamworth’s musical history and take a family photo in front of the iconic Big Golden Guitar. In south-west NSW, the Snowy Valleys Way winds through the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. Take the family to the Boggy Creek Show, near Tumbarumba, for the superb horsemanship of Australia’s high country stockmen.
Meander along the spectacular
South Coast between Sydney and Melbourne and discover plenty of great detours, including Kangaroo Valley for canoeing on the beautiful Kangaroo River.
A caravan and camping holiday gives you the freedom to explore NSW at your own pace. Whether you're after waterfront views or enchanting bush, nature is right on your doorstep.
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 Big Banana.
Inspired by the Gunnedah's iconic landmarks and local heroes - travel the Poets Drive and explore the essence of bush life and the challenges and adventures of rural Australia.Spot the 17 poems...
Brocklesby's main claim to fame occurred on Sunday morning 29 September 1940, when two Avro Anson training planes were involved in a mid-air collision over Brocklesby. The planes were joined...
Lostock Dam is a minor rock fill and clay core embankment dam a concrete lined, flip bucket spillway across the Paterson River upstream the village of East Gresford in Hunter region of New South...
The Guinema Road Tourist Drive shows the stunning geological formations located in the rugged volcanic landscape of the Warrumbungles.This is a pretty area of the Warrumbungles that can be viewed...
Once you leave suburbia, no visitor could fail to notice the lush pastures, contented cows, the green hills that roll down to the sea and the spectacular scenery of the South Coast region.Enjoy...
This full day drive takes you through scenic countryside with vast tracts of forest and farmlands where the mountains of the Richmond Range dominate the skyline. The journey north from Kyogle takes...
A half day drive through the regions most productive farmland first settled in 1840, experience history, culture and scenic beauty. Commencing in Kyogle you'll head south and on the drive you&...
The Long Paddock - Cobb Highway Touring Route which follows The Cobb Highway (named for the famous coach company) from Echuca Moama on the Victorian border, through to Wilcannia leading to the...
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