Adventure and Sport

Welcome to Australia’s adventure capital. No matter what the season, NSW offers fun, thrilling and memorable experiences. You can choose from a wide variety of spectacular landscapes, beautiful waterways and wonderful outdoor adventures, from bushwalking to adrenaline-pumping activities.

You can climb Australia’s highest peak on the Mount Kosciuszko summit walk and explore UNESCO World Heritage wilderness, from the Blue Mountains to Gondwana Rainforests to Lord Howe Island to Mungo National Park. There are many more magnificent national parks to enjoy across NSW.

Trail runner enjoys the scenic mountain landscape on the Main Range Track in Kosciuszko National Park.

During the snow season, Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains is a winter wonderland for skiing and snowboarding. Along the beautiful NSW coast you’ll find plenty of adventures, including surfing famous surf breaks, diving and snorkelling in marine parks, and deep-sea fishing.

Want more? Try parasailing on the North Coast, kitesurfing on the South Coast, and canyoning and abseiling in the Blue Mountains. The sky’s the limit, with skydiving, hang-gliding and ballooning. Four-wheel-driving is popular too, in Country NSW and Outback NSW. Or explore on horseback.

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