You really can’t go past the hustle and bustle Sydney has to offer but for a change of pace, why not add a day trip to your itinerary and explore the outskirts of Sydney!
Under two hours west of Sydney, the Blue Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in Australia. Make sure to spot the Three Sisters rock formation from Echo Point Lookout, get lost in the historic town of Katoomba, or for the dare devils out there, test your nerves on the Scenic Railway, the steepest passenger railway in the world.
With countless amounts of hikes and activities, ranging in all different levels of difficulty and length, there’s plenty to do and see to keep even the most adventurous on their feet!
Want to extend that day trip? Why not book Kookawood Rural Retreat?
Forget spending money on flights to Fiji, head to Hyams Beach!
Hyams Beach is one of the most well known white sandy beaches within the Jervis Bay region! Just a 3 hour drive from Sydney, Hyams Beach is a place where you can enjoy whale watching, fishing, swimming, snorkelling, and diving!
Want to extend that day trip? Why not book Minke the Whalers Cottage?
Call that friend who doesn’t drink and head to the Hunter Valley! Spend the day hopping from cellar door to cellar door discovering the award winning wines that the Hunter has to offer! Don’t worry, that friend won’t miss out because not only is the Hunter known for it’s wine, there are gorgeous landscapes, rolling vineyards, mountain ranges and amazing cheeses/food!
Want to extend that day trip? Why not book Cottage @ the Wines?
Royal National Park
Pack your hiking boots and your picnic basket and head to the Royal National Park! You won’t have to drive far, just an hour from Sydney are endless possibilities for sightseers and explorers eager to connect with nature, the expansive coastal an hour drive south from Sydney, offers numerous of clifftop walks and hidden swimming spots!
Want to extend that day trip? Why not book Bottlebrush Lodge?
If you’re looking for a quick escape to the countryside, Kangaroo Valley, located two hours south, has got you covered! Within Kangaroo Valley are tranquil rivers, untouched wilderness and the sweetest village! Spend the day exploring Kangaroo Valley’s surrounds such as Fitzroy and/or Gerringong Falls, enjoy a waterside picnic and end the day at the village enjoying some of the sweet handmade delights of Kangaroo Valley Fudge House!
Want to extend that day trip? Why not book Budderoo?
Not looking to leave the city any time soon? Why not enjoy a quiet night overlooking Sydney’s Middle Harbour?