Travel through the waters of the Murray Darling river on a paddle steamer, kayak, or canoe, and take advantage of region's excellent camping and fishing locations. You can also tour the region on a traditional riverboat cruise - the twin towns of Echuca and Moama are home to Australias largest riverboat fleet. The Wonga Wetlands in Albury are a sanctuary for birdwatchers and bushwalkers.
The Snowy Mountains has a great range of outdoor activities the whole family can enjoy including horse riding, fishing and mountain bike riding. Guided Segway Eco Tours at Lake Crackenback offer a unique way to view the area's natural scenery. Explore the Yarrangobilly Caves and bring swimwear to bathe in the natural thermal pool which is a constant 27C.
Take in spectacular views at Scenic World in Katoomba. Ride the world's steepest railway or take in a birds-eye view of the Jamison Valley and Three Sisters as you glide above the forest canopy in the glass-floored Skyway. Go on a cave tour through the Jenolan Caves and learn about the Jurassic-era Wollemi pine at the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden at Mount Tomah.
Introduce your kids to the world of horses with the great school holiday horseriding programs at Belisi Equine Park in Wagga Wagga. In addition to riding skills, children also learn safe behaviour around horses, and how to groom, feed, and lead horses.
Amble along elevated boardwalks on a winding track through this beautiful rainforest located in Budderoo National Park, near Jamberoo. Look out for the elusive lyrebird, eastern water dragons, swamp wallabies, and many native birds that call this subtropical paradise home.
Go fishing and camping with the family along the Murray River. Pack a picnic and enjoy walking and cycling on scenic paths alongside the river in Albury and Wodonga. Take a cruise on the river in a paddleboat from Echuca-Moama or Swan Hill.