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.
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At this early mining settlement you can explore a NSW ghost town that’s been lovingly preserved, with many relics remaining. It’s also a great area to go 4WD touring.
Burragorang lookout and picnic area is a great day trip from Camden, Campbelltown and Sydney. Enjoy a picnic lunch with stunning views of Warragamba Dam. You can also hire the picnic area for a special event.
The scenic Wollondilly lookout gazes out across the eucalypt forests, sandstone cliffs and mountain ranges of Nattai National Park.
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.
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.
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.
Have a barbecue beside the waterfall at Fitzroy Falls picnic area, offering scenic views, wildlife, birdwatching and a variety of short walks in the Southern Highlands.
Explore the beauty and diversity of Australian wildlife at Sydney’s doorstep on this 6-day tour with the knowledgeable guides of Inala Nature Tours. Visiting parklands, you'll see amazing birds, mammals and reptiles in their natural habitat.
Explore ancient rainforests and stunning sandstone escarpments with a qualified ecology guide in World Heritage surrounds. Learn about kangaroos, wombats and other unique wildlife on this private outing with Tread Lightly Eco Tours.
No trip to Sydney is complete without a visit to the Blue Mountains. Join Sydney Scenic Private Tours to see waterfalls, mountains and valleys in stunning World Heritage surrounds, and enjoy close encounters with kangaroos and other native animals.
Venture deep into Blue Mountains wilderness on this exciting 2-day safari with Dingo Tours. Travelling well beyond the crowds, you'll explore hidden canyons and dense forests and even see native wildlife, all in stunning World Heritage surrounds.
- Fees apply. Free park entry.
- Contact Dingo Tours for times and dates.
- Southern Blue Mountains area in Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds, Country NSW
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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.
Shh! What was that? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Join our national parks ranger, for an exciting expedition under the stars. We'll discover the amazing creatures of the night on this easy 1.5hr tour.
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.
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.
Starlights trail is a scenic bushwalk, suited to experienced hikers, which forms part the Greater Blue Mountains trail network between Mittagong and Katoomba.
Thirlmere Lakes walking track is a 6km walk around three of the park’s lakes and picnic areas - Gandangarra, Werri-Berri and Couridjah - and the historic Heritage Pump Station.
Warris Chair walking track offers scenic views of the south coast and Kangaroo Valley with birdwatching and dazzling wildflower displays.
Wombeyan Waterfall walking track is a beautiful 4km walk with spectacular waterfall views, suitable for the whole family.
Couridjah Corridor walk is a 14km return walk that takes in both Thirlmere Lakes National Park and Nattai National Park. Great for hiking, bushwalking and birdwatching.
Kangaroo River walking track winds 3.5km down to the water’s edge, where a secluded picnic spot offers opportunities for fishing, swimming, canoeing, birdwatching and camping.
Red Rocks trig walking track leads to scenic views across Kangaroo Valley and Morton National Park and is a great place for a picnic and some birdwatching.