A family road trip is guaranteed to create long lasting memories and NSW is the perfect place to do it. Watching the impressive natural scenery, including World Heritage areas, pass you by is a delightful way to see more of NSW. The spectacular Grand Pacific Drive winds south from Sydney for 138km and is one of the easiest routes to the NSW South Coast.
Break up the drive and visit attractions along the way, such as Symbio Wildlife Park where you can take behind-the-scene tours to encounter koalas. At Bald Hill in Stanwell Park, children as young as 14 can tandem hang-glide with Sydney Hang Gliding Centre. In Wollongong stop of at one of its splendid beaches for a dip and make sure you see Kiama's famous blowhole.
The 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 the ancient Jamison Valley. Near Lithgow explore the Glow Worm Tunnel at Newnes Plateau.
Follow the Legendary Pacific Coast drive just an hour from Sydney to arrive at the gorgeous Central Coast. Take the family horse riding at Glenworth Valley and visit Elvis, a huge crocodile, at the Australian Reptile Park. Stay in holiday parks at 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, to marvel at the superb horsemanship of Australia’s high country stockmen.