100km around Sydney
While you are in Sydney take the opportunity to explore the surrounding attractions, all within a few hours of Sydney.
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
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
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
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