Best Family Holidays in New South Wales
New South Wales offers plenty of fun for the whole family. Many families will flock to Sydney which is definitely a great place to start. However, don’t limit your trip just to Sydney when there are so many other great places to explore north and south. Below are some of the places to consider when you are looking into spending your family holiday in NSW.
Sydney is not just a hot spot for business and backpackers. It is also the perfect location for you and your family. There are so many different activities to do that you and your kids will hardly have a chance to sleep. From the Sydney Aquarium to Taronga Zoo, a visit to Bondi Beach or a day at the Rocks. From the Sydney Skywalk to the Powerhouse Museum, you and your little ones will be amazed with the sheer beauty and sights Sydney has to offer.
Beautiful Byron Bay! With amazing beaches, shopping and sights to see, Byron Bay is a fantastic holiday destination with the best rated accommodation on the Australian coast. If you’re wanting to indulge in beachfront paradise each day and enjoy the blissfulness of surrounding fauna and flora then check out the Elements of Byron situated on Belongil Beach, get the best of both worlds!
Another great place to spend your family holiday is in Port Stephens, a small community only a four hour drive from Sydney. Port Stephens has a wide range of great family activities from whale watching and water sports to wild life and bush walking. Make sure you take a day to explore the sand dunes at Worimi Conservation Lands.
What can you expect in Coffs Harbour? How about a laid back paradise perfect for enjoying time with the family. Your kids will love the whale watching tours as well as the interactive Pet Porpoise Pool. Check out the Big Banana theme park and Dorrigo National Park. There are plenty of other beautiful seaside towns to explore around this area so pack a picnic lunch and hit the road during your stay. Check out the award winning NRMA Holiday Parks’ Darlington Beach Holiday Park for child friendly fun.
Yamba was voted the Number One Town in Australia. This picturesque community is right on the water where you can explore the beautiful beach without the hustle and bustle of Surfer’s Paradise or the Gold Coast beaches. Yamba is only an hour away from the Gold Coast and all the craziness that it has to offer. There are plenty of great accommodation options in Yamba including the Big 4 Salt Water Park.
Outback and Inland NSW
Looking for something off the beaten track? Then why not head inland? Outback NSW offers stunning scenery, breathtaking views and a whole new take on what is out there. Jindabyne is a good place to start with Snowy Wildness Resort or how about heading to the Blue Mountains where you will find lovely hiking trails and the Jenolan Caves.