The Southern NSW Tour is a selfdrive tour put together by Travelplanners Wyong, it will take you on a road trip to so many legendary destinations in Southern NSW.
Bowral being the largest town in the Southern Highlands, has some amazing things to see and do. Like ‘Dirty Janes’ permanent antique market and ‘Harrys on Green Lane’.
The weather at Bowral makes it a must for garden enthusiasts, a visit to the gardens and parks in winter or summer will be spectacular.
With it’s quirki street shops to its famous Donald Bradman museum, this town will leave a print in your heart.
A short drive away is the beautiful Fitzroy Falls.
Driving further along towards Nowra through beautiful rainforest we come to Kangaroo Valley and Hampton Bridge.
The charming and dramatic Kangaroo Valley is nestled between Cambewarra and the Barrengary Mountains. Be sure to wonder over the historic Hampden Bridge, past the cemetery and through the heritage listed village. The bridge is Australia’s last surviving wooden suspension bridge and has a special design with gothic Victorian sandstone towers that make it look like the entrance to a secret medieval castle.
We can arrange for you to kayak under the bridge! or get in some very special sightseeing.
Relax with a game of golf and take a break at some of their unique coffee shops.
When you arrive at the beach side city of Nowra, experience their beaches and succulent seafood.
Arriving at Batemans Bay with its myriad of waterways, you can enjoy the water sports, fishing, kayaking tour in the oyster beds or a glass bottom kayak.
Narroma being one of the places devastated by fires, will welcome your presence and astonish you as to how much it still has to offer. Whale watching, Bike hire, delicious ice creameries and don’t forget fishing charters to suit you.
Heading inland Cooma is the major town of the Snowy Mountains region and a gateway to the State’s alpine area. From Mount Gladstone you can enjoy sweeping views of the mountains and the plains. Horse riding in surrounding bush land or fly-fishing for trout in the near by streams and lakes are some of the wonderful outdoor activities on offer.
In 1949 Cooma became the headquarters for the Snowy Mountains Hydro-Electric Scheme, the biggest civil engineering project ever undertaken in Australia. More than 100,000 people from about 30 countries were employed in the region on a project that lasted until 1974. Visit the Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre for insight into this amazing story.
Explore the town’s National Trust classified sites including Victorian cottages, jail, courthouse and post office on the Lambie Town Walk. Or visit the surrounding Deua and Wadbilliga National Parks to see native animals and wildlife.
Cooma offers a wide variety of accommodation available, and makes a perfect base for exploring and experiencing all that the Snowy Mountains and Kosciuszko National Park have to offer.
Canberra, Australia’s national capital is a vibrant and delicious destination surrounded by parkland and native bush. Immerse yourself in history and culture at Canberra’s incredible galleries, and enjoy culinary adventures at some of the country’s top restaurants,
The National Arboretum Canberra is a mosaic of living forests and gardens offering breathtaking views, unique experiences, With over 44,000 rare and endangered trees across a 250-hectare site, the Arboretum is a place of beauty, conservation, science research, education, tourism and recreation.
You’ll discover extraordinary artefacts at the National Museum, Marvel at Questacon, be amazed at the Glassworks and not to mention the must be seen Parliament House and War Memorial.
We have a very special overnight stay planned for you, in a luxurious setting with your choice of lions, bears, giraffes which you can view through the glass walls of your accommodation.
Whatever you choose to do, wherever you want to stay, remember you will be helping the local economy recover from tragic circumstances like fires, floods and Covid.