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.
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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.
Enjoy a peaceful picnic or barbecue at Corunna picnic area in Eurobodalla National Park on the far south coast. It’s a great spot for fishing, boating and waterskiing.
Dasyurus picnic area is a tranquil spot to stop on your drive to the coast from Canberra or a great day trip from Batemans Bay or Braidwood.
Bungonia National Park, in easy reach of Canberra, is an outdoor adventure playground offering caving, canyoning, rock climbing, abseiling, hiking and impressive views.
Unwind with a picnic lunch at the Depot Beach picnic area in Murramarang National Park. It’s right by the beach, so you can enjoy some swimming, paddling or fishing.
Pack a picnic and spend the day relaxing by the Goodradigbee River at Flea Creek picnic area. Enjoy a spot of birdwatching, fishing and swimming.
Long Gully picnic area is a comfortable spot to settle down for the day beside scenic Yadboro River, with nearby swimming and day walks for the experienced hiker.
Under the shade of eucalypt forest, this sheltered picnic site is an ideal place to start exploring Monga's rich habitats with easy strolls, swimming, and birdwatching.
Set in a forest behind the beach, Monument Beach picnic area is a quiet base from which to take a short walk and learn about the history of the area.
Tabourie Lake is a beautiful coastal lake ideal for fishing, paddling, windsurfing, swimming, walking and birdwatching.
Adams lookout, great for birdwatching and picnicking, is the only platform in Bungonia that offers a view of the magnificent limestone feature of Bungonia Slot Canyon.
Get a wonderful bird’s-eye view of Clyde River and scenic views of the district at Holmes lookout, a popular picnic spot that’s perfect for a birdwatching day trip.
It’s an easy walk from the carpark at the end of Lookdown Road to Bungonia lookdown, which offers superb scenic views into Bungonia Creek Gorge and beyond.
Soak up the panoramic vistas of Morton National Park at Grand Canyon lookout near Bundanoon. After a picnic lunch, explore the nearby walking tracks or go mountain biking through pockets of rainforest.
Moruya Heads lookout offers superb coastal views taking in the scenic mouth of Moruya River.
Mystery Bay lookout in Eurobodalla National Park is a great place for scenic views, picnicking, walking, birdwatching and seasonal whale watching on the south coast.
Hike to Jerrawangala lookout in Jerrawangala National Park for scenic views out to Gerroa, Ulladulla, Jervis Bay, St Georges Basin and Swan Lake.
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.
A short, easy walk to Pointer Gap lookout in Morton National Park offers scenic South Coast views with wildflowers and birdwatching opportunities, near Yatte Yattah.
Snapper Point lookout offers a superb vantage point for whale watching and views all the way to Gulaga mountain, a sacred Aboriginal site.
Yarrangobilly Caves thermal pool, fed by a natural spring, is a magical swimming spot that’s easily combined with a picnic and walk in the Yarrangobilly area of Kosciuszko National Park.
Richmond Beach is one of Murramarang’s hidden treasures. Just 50m from the carpark on an easy walking track you can enjoy picnicking, swimming, snorkelling, fishing and paddling.
The award-winning Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre offers information on the region’s local Aboriginal culture, wildlife and birdwatching, in the Southern Highlands.
Yarrangobilly Caves Visitor Centre is your one stop destination for information on cave tours and tickets, and top tips on where to stay and what to do in the Yarrangobilly and northern areas of Kosciuszko National Park.
Discover Aboriginal cultural heritage along Giriwa walking track, in Meroo National Park. Enjoy the natural beauty of Burrill Lake, near Ulladulla, then stop for a picnic, swim or kayak.