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NSW Road trips

  • 5 Day Road Trip on Pacific Coast Highway 1 from Sydney

    Central Coast NSW

    Pacific Coast Highway is on the most travelled roads in Australia connecting two most important destinations Sydney and Brisbane. What lies on the way is definitely some of the best locations to explore in Austalia with pristine beaches, small coastal towns, estuaries, water inlets and lakes. If you have 5 days to yourself, here is a great itinerary to travel between Sydney and Gold Coast on Pacific Coast Highway. 

  • Day trip to Central Coast NSW Australia from Sydney

    Central Coast NSW

    Central Coast NSW offers a beautiful option for a day trip from Sydney. The beautiful coastline is marked with a number of small coastal towns with a very relaxed feel and a different vibe from hustle and bustle of Sydney. Many Sydneysiders escape to the Central Coast for holidays or weekend breaks. Most of the popular locations are located within 3 hours drive from Sydney which makes it very manageable if you are travelling with kids. 

  • Driving from Sydney to Wollongong

    Sydney to Wollongong Road trip

    Wollongong is a very popular destination some 80 km from the city. You can drive or catch a train that takes around an hour and cost approx $16 on city rail to get there. The train runs from central station at country link platform. Wollongong is located on South Coastline, passing through Hurstville, Shire District and some of the most scenic spots like Helensburgh, Stinson Beach, Thirroul. 

  • Exploring Nelson Bay and Port Stephens NSW

    Port Nelson NSW

    Nelson Bay and Port Stephen are great destinations for a relaxed as well as adventurous holiday if you are travelling with kids. Port Stephens Australia has the longest sand dunes in Australia and 10-mile beach. With a unique landscape comprising water inlets and a long stretch of sand dunes, Port Stephens and Port Nelson are great places to explore for a day trip or a weekend break. 

  • Exploring Southern Highlands in NSW

    Southern Highlands NSW

    Total Driving Distance: 300 km Loop

    Areas covered: Sydney to Mittagong, Kangaroo Valley, Berry, Kiama, Wollongong and Sydney

    A one or two day trip is ideal to explore southern highlands in NSW. From Sydney drive on M5 towards Canberra. M5 merges into Hume Highway. Exit for Mittagong from Hume Highway. Mittagong is a beautiful town with a couple of nice cafes and restaurants in the main shopping areas. This place gets quite crowded over the weekends as it attracts visitors from nearby areas. Mittagong has some nice wineries including Artemis WinesBou-Saada Wines and Howards Lane Vineyard. A man-made Lake Alexandra feeds into nearby Nattai river. You can explore a couple of lookouts to have a bird's eye view of Southern Highlands. Some of the popular spots are Mount Gibraltar Lookout and Bowral Lookout. 

  • Southern Highlands Attractions NSW

    Southern Highlands NSW

    Planning a day excursion from Sydney? Southern Highlands offers a perfect option for a day trip from Sydney if you want to enjoy beautiful rustic landscapes, rolling hills, relaxed lifestyle and plenty of historical architecture. In recent years plenty of affluent Sydneysider families have bought properties in these laid back towns because of open spaces, bigger landholding and amazing quality of life at a driving distance from the city of Sydney. 

  • Sydney to Armidale Road trip

    Sydney to Armidale

    Planning a road trip from Sydney to Armidale? The driving distance from Sydney to Armidale is 585 km (6.5 hours) which makes it ideal for a day trip for a weekend excursion to this beautiful part of New South Wales. There are two alternative ways of travelling between Sydney and Armidale. The shortest way is to take New England Highway 15 which starts near the city of Newcastle and passes through laid backcountry towns of Scone, Singleton and Tamworth. These are midsize agricultural towns and popular for dairy, horse breeding and cattle production. New England region of NSW attracted early settlers around the 1820s and enjoyed a boom during Gold mining days. 

  • Sydney to Jervis Bay, Bateman's Bay and Canberra

    Sydney to Jervis Bay

    Jervis Bay is 200 km south of Sydney. A remarkable, beach area Jervis is popular for whitest sands and blue water. This destination attracts a large number of tourist from Sydney as well as other cities in NSW.  Jervis is a great stopover for visitors travelling from Sydney to Melbourne via Princess Highway. With easy road access and campgrounds available near the beaches, Jervis is ideal for a weekend break or a family holiday. Shoalhaven region is home to some lovely beaches, water inlets, lakes and tropical rainforest.