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Fun family adventures

NSW national parks are bursting with exciting adventures for the whole family. Why not make a day of it and explore somewhere new with the kids?

Learn the tricks of the goldmining trade as you venture underground at Bald Hill Tourist Mine in Hill End Historic Site. Or for a fun day of swimming, canoeing and rafting, head to Bents Basin State Conservation Area near Penrith.

All within easy reach of Sydney, these scenic spots won’t disappoint.

Inside Bald Hill Tourist Mine. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE

Explore somewhere new today

Homestead, Hartley Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer © DPIE

Hartley Historic Site

Step into this historic inland settlement among the sandstone buildings of Hartley Historic Site, on the western edge of the Blue Mountains near Lithgow. Stay in the newly renovated historic cottages. The village also offers a gallery, cafe and tours.


Free park entry

Things to do
Places to stay
Sydney and surrounds
View of Seven Mile Beach looking south in Seven Mile Beach National Park. Photo: John Spencer © DPIE

Seven Mile Beach National Park

Seven Mile Beach National Park offers a great day out for the whole family between Kiama and Nowra. Activities include fishing, swimming, picnicking and walking options for everyone.


Free park entry

Things to do
South Coast