100km around Sydney

100km around Sydney

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The Three Sisters, Katoomba, Blue Mountains

While you are in Sydney take the opportunity to explore the surrounding attractions, all within a few hours of Sydney.

BLUE MOUNTAINS
World Heritage listed National Park, breathtaking views, bushwalks, Three Sisters at Echo Point, Scenic World and Carrington Hotel at Katoomba. Boutique shopping, antique and craft shops, cafes and restaurants at villages such as Leura and Glenbrook. www.bluemountainscitytourism.com.au

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Patisserie, Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains (Photo James Horan; Destination NSW)

CENTRAL COAST
Traditional holiday playground for Sydney-siders. Safe beaches, swimming, kayaking., canoeing and aquatic activities. Mt Penang Australian native Gardens, Gosford Regional Gallery and Japanese Gardens www.visitcentralcoast.com.au

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Edogawa Japanese Gardens, Central Coast (Photo Hamilton Lund; Destination NSW)
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The Skillion, Terrigal, Central Coast (Photo Wildlight Photography; Destination NSW)

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS
Magnificent gardens, antiques, heritage, annual Tulip Festival in Bowral and the Brigadoon Highland Festival at Bundanoon. International Cricket Hall of Fame and Don Bradman Museum at Bowral. Don’t miss the rainforest experience at the Illawarra Fry Treetop Walk and family adventure at Jamberoo Action Park. www.southern-highlands.com.au

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Milton Park, Bowral, Southern Highlands (Photo Anson Smart; Destination NSW)
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Sea Cliff Bridge (Photo Tourism Wollongong)

SOUTH COAST AND ILLAWARRA
Possibly some of Australia’s most spectacular scenic views. Take the Pacific Highway to Bulli Tops with unbelievable views of the South Coast, down the steep and exciting Bulli Pass to the beach at Thirroul and back via the scenic Grand Pacific Drive, across the spectacular cliff-hugging Sea Cliff Bridge to Stanwell Tops to see hang gliders circling from the cliff tops. www.grandpacificdrive.com.au

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Corbett Gardens, Bowral, Southern Highlands (Photo Susan Wright; Destination NSW)
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Illawarra Fly (Photo Tourism Southern Highlands)