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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Take the family for a day out at Bents Basin Road picnic area. Go swimming, walking and fishing before cooking up a barbecue feast to enjoy at this scenic spot.
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.
Durawi picnic area in Bents Basin State Conservation Area is a large picnic area that's perfect for a family barbecue or picnic, in western Sydney.
A perfect day trip, the Nellies Glen picnic area offers scenic waterfall views, birdwatching and a range of short walks near Kangaroo Valley.
Werri Berri picnic area is a great spot for picnicking or barbecuing by the lake. You can even walk the nearby Thirlmere Lakes track or visit the Heritage Pump Station.
Wombeyan picnic area is a shady spot for lunch during a day exploring the caves at Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve.
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.
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.
You can see for miles at Kanangra-Boyd lookout, an easily accessible viewpoint overlooking Kanangra Walls and Mount Cloudmaker.
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.
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.
The award-winning Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre offers information on the region’s local Aboriginal culture, wildlife and birdwatching, in the Southern Highlands.