Day Trips in New South Wales

If you live in New South Wales or are there on a holiday, this page has been created to give you some options for a day out. This can be with the family, with friends or by your self.

It could be a day at the zoo, botanical gardens, markets, galleries, events, festivals and everything in-between.

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Tocumwal Easter Market

Nature and Wildlife

Wentworth with the Appletons

Mungo National Park

Mungo national Park, NSW! Definitely think we found a dinosaur bone 🦖Wild emu encounters on the side of the road and some wild goats 🐐 and a bush turkey 😆 such a beautiful place to visit.

The Appletons

Sandhills

Sandhills, Wentworth with the Appletons.

Dubbo Zoo

Springbrook National Park, Northern NSW (close to the Gold Coast)

You can really make a day of this place!

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We spent about 3 hours having a ‘quick’ explore. It’s actually where ‘I’m a Celebrity’ is filmed! A huge expanse of rainforest with plenty of walking/hiking trails, things to see and do, some amazing wildlife to be spotted, beautiful waterfalls and breathtaking views across the country to the Gold Coast.

Plus, there is an absolutely amazing Fudge shop plonked in the middle of it – yum!

Jess Aumonier

Markets and Boutique Festivals

Tocumwal Easter Market

A day visit to Nimbin. Something different!

Lynne Maxwell

Other

Crystal Castle & Shambhala in Montecollum – The Beddows Family

Beautiful place to visit, they have a kids play park on part of the walk with crystals built in too. Everywhere you walk there are crystals everywhere or something different to find/see & it’s such a nice vibe, really lovely people, something a bit different.

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If you’re stressed out, having a bad day , need to find your feet, you will come out super chill and if you don’t, well there’s a crystal for that.. in the shop.

Nice little cafe with amazing views across the hinterland, vegan friendly. If you like meditation they have a singing bowl session at certain times of day.

A few beautiful shops with handmade jewellery, snacks, lunch, coffee because we know that’s super important.

Soak in the vibes, the sunshine, the views & bribe the four-nager with an organic chocolate ice cream during that afternoon meltdown.

Did I mention coffee??

Byron Bay

Yes, there are backpackers all over the shop but it really is a lovely little town! And the beach is glorious. Lots of little boutique shops to browse and some really lovely cafes for a spot of lunch.

Jess Aumonier