New South Wales and ACT

The Outback Intro Loop

Plunge into New South Wales’s formidable desert backyard and discover a region that is as rich in natural beauty as it is in character. The Outback Intro Loop is your ticket to a world far removed from the state’s well-trodden shoreline drives and Sydney’s icons. On the contrary, there will be times when the road … Continued

Unwind in the Southern Highlands

If you’re after a slow, chilled out winter weekend away, the Southern Highlands is a magical part of New South Wales to spend some time unwinding. This scenic south-east region is easy to reach within 90 minutes of Sydney and under two hours from Canberra. The area boasts fertile ground that produces exquisite cool-climate wines. … Continued

Winter gems in New South Wales

From the snowy southern alps to the temperate northern plains, New South Wales is a delight to travel through in winter. The Snowy Mountains Kosciuszko National Park, in the Snowy Mountains, is a popular winter destination for good reason: there’s nothing quite like cross-country skiing on the spectacular high plains, gliding over blankets of crunchy … Continued

Following the Burke and Wills expedition

The ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition is a remarkable story of exploration, tragedy and survival in the country’s remote interior. Retrace their arduous journey from the comfort of your car and caravan, and you’ll experience quiet riverside camps shaded by eucalypts, the rich reds of the desert and the timeless, isolated landscapes the men traversed. … Continued

New South Wales highlights

From stunning coastal landscapes to the undulating plains of the New England region, New South Wales is jam-packed with quality travel destinations for you to visit this autumn. Jervis Bay The pure white sands and turquoise waters of Jervis Bay are truly spectacular; if you’re undecided about where to go on your next New South … Continued

Taste of the Hunter Valley

Located two hours north of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is a spectacular pocket, with impressive local wine and produce set against a stunning backdrop of fertile rolling hills. Home to some of the oldest vineyards in Australia, which produce internationally acclaimed wines, the Hunter Valley is the perfect destination to unwind and treat your tastebuds … Continued

Secrets of the Great Inland Way

The sheer size and diversity of Australia is something you can’t truly appreciate until you’ve driven through it. This is especially true of inland regions, where the sparsely populated countryside holds onto some of Australia’s best-kept secrets. You can discover some of them along the Great Inland Way. Sydney to Dubbo The Great Inland Way … Continued

Country spots to laze and graze this autumn

When it comes to easygoing townships brimming with culture and character, the New South Wales countryside is home to many little-known diamonds in the rough. Lockhart Lockhart is nestled a 45-minute drive from Wagga Wagga in New South Wales’s Riverina region in the state’s south-west. Lockhart encompasses pristine nature reserves and rugged bush terrain, and … Continued

Dive into the Sapphire Coast

The Sapphire Coast – a suitable designation for New South Wales’s far south coast and surrounds – has been the site of so many beach holidays, stunning swims and idyllic walks. Inhabited for thousands of years by the various tribal groupings of the Yuin–Monaro people, the coast stretches from Bermagui to the Victorian border. Bermagui … Continued

Port Stephens to Coffs Harbour

We all remember the giddy anticipation of a childhood summer trip – that sense of the holidays as a tantalising gift, just waiting to be unwrapped. For generations of Sydney kids, a road trip to Queensland has been a thrilling rite of passage, with the legendary Pacific Coast Drive topping the list for many travellers. … Continued

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