Day trips from Sydney ideas
Whether you're interesting in day trips from Sydney, or deciding to host your next meeting, conference or event in regional New South Wales (NSW), your visitors have the opportunity to tour some of the State’s best countryside while they’re here.
Whether beaches, cities, mountains or wine country take their fancy, day trips from Sydney are a delightful and memorable experience for international and interstate event delegates alike.
Visit our regional NSW section to learn more about places to tour in NSW before, during or after your conference. You can also visit our Google maps to view where the regions are located.
Popular destinations in New South Wales
Just three hours or less from Sydney, your visitors can enjoy:
Further afield, visitors can enjoy more of what NSW has to offer, including:
The NSW North Coast starts at Terrigal, just north of Sydney, and continues all the way up to The Tweed on the Queensland border. It is a golden stretch of coastline with dolphins, whales, ancient rainforests and colourful festivals.
Country NSW has some of Australia’s most historic settlements, founded by gold-miners, graziers and farmers, and immortalised by artists. The area sprawls from Tenterfield to Albury, Singleton to Dubbo, and Goulburn to Mildura-Wentworth.
Outback NSW is rugged, ancient and beautiful. In Mungo National Park, see the remains of the Mungo Man and Woman dating back 40,000 years, the oldest in the world. The NSW outback is a place of far horizons, kangaroos, emus, opal mines, quirky pubs and friendly locals. From Lightning Ridge to Broken Hill, Nyngan to the back of Bourke.
Only 400 visitors are allowed on Lord Howe Island at any one time. There is no mobile phone coverage, so guests have plenty of time to enjoy the World Heritage listed birds, plants and marine life, surrounded by stunning coral reef.
More than 30 national parks, marine parks and reserves, beach culture and a rich Aboriginal history make up the NSW South Coast. From the south of Sydney’s Royal National Park to Eden near the Victorian border.
The NSW Snowy Mountains become ski resorts in the winter: guests go downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing. In summer, they are an adventure playground of cycling, caving, rafting, kayaking and horse riding.