If you are into hiking, or simply walking in nature, the state of New South Wales has plenty of options. I love nothing like escaping city life to take adventurous hikes in the wilderness… Not to mention exploring walking tracks in Sydney. Whether you are keen on a coastal walk or an adventure deep in the forest, there is hike for you. Here is my list of the best places to go bushwalking in NSW.
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One of the reasons I visited Kiama, New South Wales was to do the coast walk, one of the most spectacular NSW bush walks. The local recommendation is to split the walk in three sections however, as I decided to spend three days and two nights in the Kiama region, I figured out how to do the Kiama Coast Walk in two days.
The great state of New South Wales has some great destinations only a few hours away from Sydney for a day trip or a weekend getaway. I had visited Kiama before but, being only two hours’ drive away, I deemed it too close to warrant a longer stay. So, after a long period of no-travel, I set out to discover the best things to do in Kiama.
Sydney is a spectacular city, sprawling its magic and diversity around the largest natural harbour in the world. I am a huge fan of it and very grateful to be living here. There is plenty to see and do in Sydney, however it is a busy city. Every now and then, I like to escape and take a day off from my daily life. Keeping the driving time from the CBD under two hours, this is my ultimate list of the best day trips from Sydney.
Berry is a lovely little rural town only 2 hours south of Sydney. Set in a beautiful bucolic setting, surrounded by rolling green hills, its proximity and easy access makes an ideal choice for a day trip from Sydney or a relaxing weekend. Berry is blessed with a mix of rustic, small-town feel, a busy café life and great shopping. If you need convincing, here are the best things to do in Berry NSW on a day trip or a weekend.
Merely 4 hours’ drive from Sydney on the scenic route, Mudgee is a pleasant country town, with a real community feel and a passion for good food and wine. We tried it in all seasons but we especially like it in winter, when it’s cold, and we can cosy up in front of the fire. Here are 6 reasons to escape to Mudgee.