NSW parks and gardens
Dorrigo National Park
Dorrigo National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, offers stunning scenery that's been millions of years in the making.
Murray Valley National Park
Explore majestic river red gums or Ramsar-listed wetlands in Murray Valley National Park on a camping to the Riverina. Go birdwatching, fishing and bike riding.
Speers Point Park
The Lake Macquarie foreshore has its fair share of green spaces. Perhaps the prettiest of them all is the Speers Point Park.
The Garden of Light
The spectacular Garden of Light is many gardens including a Cottage Garden, Tuscan Garden, Wisteria Arbours, the lily shrouded pond and hillside woodlands.
Victoria Park Rose Garden
Walk among the roses in the magnificent Victoria Park rose garden in Goulburn.
Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Garden
The Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Gardens are located at the Chinaman's Dam reserve just four kilometres from the town centre. Now, a well established garden.
NSW beaches, rock pools, forests and other natural attractions
Collers Beach is a pet friendly beach popular with surfers for the reef breaks at either end including the famous ‘Golfy’ reef.
Werrong Beach Track
Only an hour south of Sydney, take a walk along Werrong Beach track in Royal National Park.
Mona Vale Rock Pool
Mona Vale rock pool is situated on the tip of a sand spit near the northern end of Mona Vale Beach.
Mares Forest Creek walking track
Be in awe of the striking landscape as you take an easy hike along Mares Forest Creek walking track.
Chichester State Forest
Picturesque Chichester State Forest is located in the Lower Barrington Tops and offers free picnic and camping grounds, the majority located near creeks/rivers.
Cudgen Nature Reserve
Escape the Tweed Coast crowds and head to Cudgen Nature Reserve. Great for school excursions, with opportunities for fishing, canoeing, picnicking and birdwatching.
NSW historical sites and heritage locations
Cobar Miners Memorial
The Cobar Miners Memorial was officially opened in June 2021. The Memorial is located in the Cobar Miner's Heritage Park.
NSW Lancers Memorial Museum
The museum of Australia's oldest, most decorated Regiment in the mainland's oldest (1820), heritage listed barracks. Trace the evolution of the weaponry, uniforms and equipment.
Rathmines Heritage Centre
Rathmines Heritage Centre is Lake Mac's newest exhibition venue. Based in Rathmines Theatre, the centre will host a range of changing exhibitions.
Susannah Place, The Rocks
Built in 1844, Susannah Place Museum is a terrace of four houses that incorporates a recreated 1915 corner store.
Taralga Historical Society Museum
Looking for a day's outing? Then head to historic Taralga. Visit the historical museum and step back in time in the colonial cottage.
Female Orphan School, Parramatta
The Female Orphan School (1813) on the Parramatta Campus of Western Sydney University is one of the most significant heritage sites in New South Wales.