Believe it or not, winter snow skiing opportunities are but a hop, skip and a jump from Sydney city. Just head to the Snowy Mountains, about a half day’s drive to the south, and find yourself gliding down the slopes in no time.
Category: Day Trips
January 7, 2013
The Royal National Park lags in age behind only one other national park in the entire world: Yellowstone. This old park, lying 20 miles (32 km) to the south of Sydney city, was established in 1879 and it today bears the honor of being on the Australian National Heritage List.
August 21, 2012
One might consider Australia to be the land of adventure activities – well, if New Zealand hadn’t already beat them to that title. Just about anywhere in this country, a visitor can throw themselves into an adrenaline pumping activity, whether that be shark cage diving in the ocean or jumping out of an airplane over the beach!
May 14, 2012
Beautiful Hunter Valley is Australia’s oldest wine growing region and lies just two hours north of Sydney.
February 27, 2012
Just a two-hour scenic drive south of Sydney will bring you to a historic little township nestled between rainforest-strewn mountains. A National Trust-listed village, Kangaroo Valley takes its name from the native wildlife that is a feature of this area.
December 27, 2011
Talk about bang for your buck, this Blue Mountains Nature and Wildlife Day Tour from Sydney and back is one of the most scenic ways to spend a day.
November 15, 2011
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October 31, 2011
With vintages competitive with the best in California and France, Hunter Valley has had a lasting impact on the world of wine. Its importance can be traced to its status as the oldest wine-producing region in Australia, as well as its unique climate – it’s actually Australia’s hottest and wettest wine region, cooled by ocean breezes drawn in by the mountains to its north and west. As far as scenery goes, Hunter Valley is a top draw; its winegrape industry is one of the most popular tour destinations in Australia.
October 17, 2011
Fort Denison, Shark, Clark, Rodd, Goat and Cockatoo are all islands in Sydney Harbour. Easily accessed by ferry from the city center, these islands have great cultural and historical significance.
October 10, 2011
Just across Sydney Harbour among the leafy green suburbs of Manly, Mosman and Milsons Point lie a few of the city’s best family-friendly attractions. Here’s our pick of the bunch.