New South Wales Extended Tours
New South Wales
There are so many things to do and see in Sydney, you need more then one day! Sydney dazzles day or night, with great theatre, wonderful museums and delicious food to tempt your taste buds. Explore the rich history of the cobblestone streets of The Rocks, take a ferry ride or cruise on Sydney Harbour. Take a wander around the Royal Botanic Gardens or Darling Harbour. With so many terrific hotels you can stay close to all the action and enjoy everything Sydney has to offer!
Explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, home of the famous Three Sisters. Discover iconic lookouts and waterfalls, historic walking tracks, Aboriginal culture, art galleries and late Victorian era buildings.
Explore the rainforest at Scenic World. Ride the steepest incline passenger carrying railway in the world or ride the Skyway, looking over the valley floor.
For more adventures, Jenolan Caves is one of Australia’s national treasures. The world’s oldest and Australia’s most awe-inspiring caves, with dazzling formations and pure underground rivers.
Explore Canberra to experience Australian culture and history at superb monuments and galleries, surrounded by parkland and native bush. This impeccably designed city boasts our country’s greatest attractions - National Museum of Australia, National Gallery of Australia, Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, and Old Parliament House as well as world class dining options. Visit Canberra in spring and visit the spectacular flower display that is Floriade - With millions of blossoms and flowers, it’s a blanket of colour and beauty. There is so much to do in Canberra – you could spend a week exploring our Nation’s Capital!
The Snowy Mountains
Each season brings its own character and attractions to the spectacular scenery of snow capped peaks rising to Mount Kosciuszko, Australia's highest point. Spend time exploring the small towns on your way to our highest National Park. Enjoy a bush walk, skiing or catch a chairlift! Enjoy some spectacular scenery, sheer gorges, limestone caves, and glacial lakes. Choose to stay within the National Park or close by in Cooma or Jindabyne.
The South Coast
Following the Grand Pacific Drive from the Royal National Park South of Sydney, to Ulladulla and through to Eden. The South Coast boasts beautiful beaches and coastal scenery, dotted with slow paced, relaxed sea-side towns and villages waiting to be explored! See the famous blowhole at Kiama or rocky coves and pristine blue waters of Jervis Bay.
For a change of pace, why not explore the inland country towns of the Southern Highlands - Bowral, Berrima or Kangaroo Valley or the diary region of Bega.
Southern NSW and Riverina
The Riverina and Murray River region begins at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, stretching west through the fertile fields - the largest and most productive food region of NSW. Travel to where the Darling River meets the mighty Murray and take a scenic paddle- steamer cruise! Travel through towns of Wagga Wagga, Temora, Griffith and the home of the World Heritage- listed Mungo National Park, Balranald. Take in the historic sites and sample the tastes of this foodie area of NSW.
The far west of NSW is a sun-baked, forbidding, yet fascinating region. A large and harsh land with a cruel beauty yet it only needs rain to make the earth suddenly blossom with flowers. Visit Moree and experience a dip in the thermal pools, head to ‘the Back of Bourke’ to the banks of the Darling River. Explore Lightning Ridge and fossick for your own gem or opal. Stay in the “Silver City’ of Broken Hill and visit it’s many historic sites and museums. For a unique, underground experience, stay at the White Cliffs Hotel. The Outback of NSW has so many options and places to explore you’ll need at least a week or two!
The Central West
The Central West of NSW is a hidden gem of early colonial history, arts, food and so much more. Within a easy half day drive from the Hunter, it’s an ideal short break from the Hunter Valley. Discover historic Bathurst – Australia’s oldest inland European settlement and former gold mining town, now home to the Bathurst 1000. Explore the orchards and wineries of Orange and Mudgee, or get up close to the animals in Dubbo. Travel a little further to Cowra, home of the Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre or to Parkes and discover that ‘The Dish’ is more then just a movie. There is so much to do, so close to home!
The North Coast – Beginning at Tea Gardens and stretching the Queensland boarder the North Coast is often referred to as the ‘Holiday Coast’ and it’s easy to see why. The spectacular coast line with stretches of long white sandy beaches and hinterland rainforest makes it a memorable holiday destination. Visit stunning beach-side towns of Forster and South West Rocks or bigger holiday destinations of historic Port Macquarie or Byron Bay. Why not see the Big Banana or play a round of golf in Coffs Harbour. For a change of pace why not visit to inland and riverside towns of Taree, Wauchope and Grafton. Or visit Kempsey - home of the Slim Dusty Centre. Take a relaxing break in this breath taking part of New South Wales.
The New England Region
Head north along the New England Highway to Tamworth, Country Music Capital of Australia through to historic Armadale and beyond. Explore little country towns full of agriculture, history and arts and crafts and even fossick for gem stones. From Armadale you can explore the Northern Tablelands through to the Queensland boarder, magnificent waterfalls, striking escarpments and ancient rainforests.
Choose from a busy itinerary or a more relaxed slow paced adventure!