Enjoy spectacular scenic views of Kiama and Lake Illawarra from Budderoo National Park’s Jamberoo lookout. On clear days, this lookout is fantastic for photography.
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The most scenic views of Mount Keira can be found at Robertson’s lookout, and tables make this a terrific picnic spot as well.
For spectacular cliff-top views over Kangaroo Valley, Manning lookout offers great birdwatching on a family driving route through the NSW Southern Highlands, in Morton National Park.
Be wowed by Carrington Falls from one of three lookouts with great views. You’ll find picnic and barbecue facilities close by along with some short walking tracks.
Beach Road picnic area has everything you need for a relaxing day at the beach. Enjoy swimming or surfing, take a walk whilst birdwatching in the forest near Gerroa.
Enjoy a bush picnic by the barbecue at Bomaderry Creek – it’s peaceful, surrounded by wildflowers and a short drive from Nowra on the Princes Highway.
Easily accessible and featuring all the facilities needed to enjoy a barbecue, the popular Byarong Park picnic area also offers walking track access and birdwatching.
Take a break from your road trip or relax after Cascades walk at this sunny picnic area amid the cool rainforest, near Wollongong on the south coast of NSW.
Plan a day trip or make a detour from your road trip by heading to Gerroa picnic area. Picnic by the beach in an intimate bush setting, near Gerroa on the beautiful South Coast of NSW.
A perfect day trip, the Nellies Glen picnic area offers scenic waterfall views, birdwatching and a range of short walks near Kangaroo Valley.
Minnamurra Rainforest picnic area is in Budderoo National Park, near Kiama. This peaceful riverside spot is the perfect place to stop for lunch when you explore Minnamurra Rainforest.
Barren Grounds picnic area is a secluded spot away from the crowds and the gateway to discovering the wonders of Barren Grounds Nature Reserve.
Cecil Hoskins picnic area, near Moss Vale, is located beside Wingecarribee River in Cecil Hoskins Nature Reserve. It’s an ideal spot for birdwatching, picnicking and having a barbecue.
The award-winning Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre offers information on the region’s local Aboriginal culture, wildlife and birdwatching, in the Southern Highlands.
Visit Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park and chat to the friendly staff before exploring the rainforest along raised boardwalks. There are currently limited services at the visitor centre due to renovations.
Combining scenic riding with some steep downhill runs, adventurous mountain bikers can get their heart pumping through Fitzroy Falls to Kangaroo Valley cycling route.
Greater Blue Mountains Drive takes in the iconic scenery of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. Explore Glenbrook, Wentworth Falls and Katoomba and beyond.
Wollondilly trail, part of the Greater Blue Mountains drive, takes in scenic views of Mittagong Nattai, Thirlmere Lakes and Bargo State Recreation Area, Camden and Picton.
See the best of the Illawarra and Southern Highlands touring this scenic driving route. Pack up the car and set off on a road trip from Bowral to Fitzroy Falls and beyond.
Visit stunning Jervis Bay to learn about native plants and try your hand at weaving with your Aboriginal guide from Bugiya Naway Buradja, which means ‘yesterday today tomorrow’ in Yuin language.
Even if you're short on time, you can have it all on this tour with Perfect Day Sydney. This unforgettable day out includes a magical bushwalk, visits to waterfalls and other scenic sights, and the chance for wombat encounters during a relaxing twilight dinner.
Starting at the Minnamurra Rainforest Centre, enjoy spectacular rainforest, waterfall and canyon views from several viewing platforms along The Falls walk.
Belmore Falls walking track near Kangaroo Valley offers no shortage of lookouts and sensational southern highland, waterfall and sandstone flora views.
Discover fantastic waterfall views on the short Carrington Falls walking track, in Budderoo National Park, near Robertson. It’s a great day trip for families and nature lovers in the Southern Highlands.
Ideal for walking with children, the beautiful Rainforest loop walk takes an hour to complete. It’s located within Minnamurra Rainforest Centre in Budderoo National Park.
For an easy walk through shady rainforest, take Cascades walk to a beautiful waterfall and pool near Kiama and Robertson.
Stroll through the park's rich heathlands on Cooks Nose walking track and you’ll be rewarded with striking scenic views from the escarpment overlooking Kangaroo Valley.
Escape from the city and get back to nature on Griffiths walking track, offering outstanding views, great bushwalking and amazing birdwatching opportunities.
This short walk offers an easy way for all ages to experience the spectacular views, colourful wildflowers and amazing birdlife on a day trip to Barren Grounds Nature Reserve.
Izzards lookout track is an easy walk in Budderoo National Park and offers scenic views of Kangaroo Valley.
The medium walk to Missingham lookout, in the Kangaroo Valley, offers great birdwatching and waterfall views. Enjoy all the amazing scenic views along the way.