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NSW Attractions

Central Coast


Merely an hour drive north of Sydney is the perfect destination for an extraordinary range of holiday and visitor attractions. Here you can enjoy Sunny, golden beaches, visit wildlife and nature reserves, the internationally famous reptile park and wineries, play golf just watch or engage yourself in various other sporting and recreation activates. You cal also visit secluded holiday nature reserves, spend your time leisurely at a beach resort or visiting villages. You can take part in a unique pelican feeding, and view pristine beaches from seaside clifftop lookouts. Explore vast recreational reserves and waterways and enjoy an enormous range of watersports.




Blacktown is the largest suburb or township in New South Wales. This town is home to a thriving multi-cultural and diverse community with a strong Australian heritage. The population is a mix of people from over 50 countries and they speaking 63 languages. Most of Greater Sydney is easily accessible from this bustling hub, which boasts popular attractions adjacent to international standard shopping centres, conference and convention facilities, car-racing venue, Wildlife Park and nature reserves and International Ice-skating Arena.




This is the highest town in the Blue Mountains region. Internationally renowned Jenolan caves and Kanangra Boyd National Park are the key attractions in this area. Oberon is the perfect hub for exploring a multitude of unique attractions in surrounding towns & villages. The most stunning scenery in rural NSW merges gracefully into a region dotted with popular heritage villages, art and craft markets, secluded holiday and weekend retreats and of course the annual Daffodil Festival. Enjoy a wonderful summer with a spot of snow in winter.




National Parks, spectacular scenery, pristine waterways, secluded natural reserves and one of Australia’s most magnificent rivers with a vast array of water sports and recreational activities, make this region an extremely popular destination amongst those who crave for a invigorating or relaxing year-round getaway. A fascinating holiday location with old-world charm, bustling with dozens of museums and heritage locations, art and craft exhibits and galleries, horse-riding, and houseboats.




Manly is popularly known worldwide for it’s sunny beaches, waterways, heritage walks and nature reserves. Abode of the annual International Manly Jazz Festival, the Manly Food and Wine Festival, and a stunning array of Art Galleries, Museums, regular Art & Craft exhibits, and international sporting events. Manly is as equally tempting for family holidays, as it is for discerning businesses demanding international standard convention and conference facilities and professional retreats.




Penrith is situated west of Sydney on the banks of the Nepean River at the foothills of the majestic Blue Mountains. A magnet for those who love watersports is also the home of the International Regatta Centre; here you can learn whitewater rafting. In Penrith there is a fascinating and diverse range of cultural and heritage museums, galleries and markets. Breathtaking wilderness areas adjoining several national parks surround the city. You will find a diverse range of theatre, music and dance performances to enjoy in the cities strong performing arts culture.



Albury Wodonga


A perfect destination for Conventions, featuring a professional convention bureau developed to ensure the success of your next business meeting. This only one of its kind area is built on the crossroads of one of Australia’s largest inland river systems and the countries busiest highway. In the heart of the country there’s nothing provincial about the shopping here. Built on themes of heritage and culture, nature and environment, food and wine, golf and sport, the annual calendar is packed with entertainment and activities.


Sydney Hills


Sydney Hills, Australia’s bible belt also is the home of the Orange Blossom Festival, This flourishing and rapidly developing region in Sydney’s North West has become a hub of entertainment, sport, recreational, conference and family attractions. Featuring natural bush and waterways amongst a bustling suburban metropolis, the Hills has an abundance of picnic spots and lookouts, gardens, nurseries and bushwalking environments, river cruises and water activities, and an enormous variety of activities in this extraordinarily multi-cultural region.



NSW OutBack


Culgoa National Park


This park sprawls over 22,006 hectares and is located on the upper Cugoa Floodplain, north of Brewarrina and Bourke on the Qeensland boarder.


Cobar Regional Museum

A visit to this museum will take you on a trip back in time to the very beginning of Aboriginal history in Australia through to the European settlement of Australia.



Broken Hill Heritage Trail


This is a two-hour walking tour passing many outstanding historical buildings.



Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps


Brewarrina is famous for the 40,000-year-old Aboriginal fishtraps that are located just below the falls in the Brewarrina Township on the Barwon/ Darling River. This complex network of rock weirs and pools stretches for around half a kilometre along the Barwon Riverbed as built by the Ngemba people to catch fish as they swam upstream.

The fisheries are still luring fish today as they did 40,000 years ago and the area is still an important place for Aboriginal people.



Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum


Situated at a Dreamtime site, this museum offers you the chance to understanding Aboriginal Culture first hand in the very spot where the local tribes have
gathered for thousands of years.



Afghan Mosque


The Mosque is located on the site of the former ‘Camel Camp’ where Afghan and Indian Camel drivers loaded and unloaded their camel teams, from the earliest days of Broken Hill. It was built around 1891 as a place of worship for the followers of the Prophet Mohammed (or Mahomet) and is the only surviving Mosque in Australia, which was built by early cameleers. The Mosque’s alcove points toward Mecca, prayer rugs have been left by worshippers in appreciation of the Mosque.


Central New South Wales


Abercrombie Caves


The doorway to the Abercrombie Caves is through the majestic Archway. Solid masses of marble decorate the walls of the caves highlighted by the soft natural light coming in from each end.

More than a hundred years ago gold miners built a stage for dances in one of the main galleries. Today the historic dance floor is used as a stage for underground concerts, weddings and Christmas carols.

The bushrangers cave once was the hideaway of the famous Ribbon Gang, that was led by the ill-fated Ralph Entwistle, who started life on the run after being caught swimming nude in the Macquarie River at Bathurst.

The caves are encircled by native bush on a 1400 hectare Nature Reserve. There are swimming holes in the creek as well as a public prospecting area within the camping area. At the southern end of the Abercrombie Caves Nature Reserve are the Grove Creek Falls, which plummets spectacularly some 70 metres. An all weather track; leads to the viewing platform.


Ben Chifley Dam


The dam is Bathurst’s water supply and recreation area. Visitors to the region can do power boating, water skiing and sailing. The lake is good for fishing. Cabin accommodation, barbecue and picnic facilities are available. Camping is not allowed.



North Coast NSW

Corindi Beach


Corindi Beach is a perfect area for surfing, swimming and snorkelling enthusiasts. There are also delightful little rock pools for the little ones to have a puddle. The Yarrawarra Aboriginal Corporation operates an arts centre, bush tucker walk and community meeting facility. For the walking enthusiasts, Yuraygir National Park has an abundance of coastal tracks and beach walks north 8kms to Red Rock River and 14kms to Station Creek. A beautiful boardwalk extends through the rainforest to the northern end of Corindi Beach and is accessible from the beach or the sports oval.


Bulahdelah Mountain Park


The park is an ideal place for daytime picnics also has a network of scenic walking trails.



Bruxner Park Flora Reserve


From up here you can have spectacular coastal views and an overall view of the city of Coffs Harbour.  



Booti Booti National Park


Covering an area of 1,567 hectares the Booti Booti National Park is located 140 km north of Newcastle and 10km south of Forster.



Bongil Bongil National Park


Pristine beaches, littoral rainforest and fascinating estuaries offer a perfect
setting for family activities. Canoeing is the best way to explore Bonville
and Pine Creeks, from the Sawtell boat ramp. You can enjoy an
easy walk from Tuckers Rocks. Nearby Sawtell offers lodging and camping
in a bush setting, at Sawtell Reserve.

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1 Comment

  1. Chris H — 18/10/2009 #

    A great way to see NSW is to hike the Great North Walk. I found lots of information at

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