Around Sydney tour ideas

For exciting things to do outside of Sydney visit visitnsw.com. Here are some ideas to get you started.
If you are interested in attending any of the below activities with other delegates, please contact the Conference Secretariat.

  

The Hunter Valley  
An easy 2 hour drive from Sydney, this region is home to approximately 150 wineries, many of which offer complimentary tastings and wine appreciation tours. Experience fine dining, spa retreats, relaxing accommodation as well as country antiques on a bicycle tour or in the comfort of a horse drawn carriage. 
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The Blue Mountains
Less than 2 hours west of Sydney by road or train the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains are one of the country's most spectacular icons. The region is known for its enormous escarpments, eucalypt forests and great gorges. Be sure to visit the historic towns and their many attractions including galleries, restaurants and quaint shops.
For more information or to organise a tour, click here.

The Central Coast
Ranging from Broken Bay at the mouth of the Hawkesbury River to the south of Newcastle, the Central Coast is an admired New South Wales destination. Gosford is the business hub; there are numerous picturesque villages along the coastline, such as Avoca Beach, Terrigal, Pearl Beach, Ettalong Beach and more. 
To view the tours available, click here.

The South Coast
The South Coast offers crystal-clear lakes and bays, with uncrowded beaches and beautiful rivers. These are perfect for year-round diving, canoeing and boating. Bush walkers and bird-lovers will enjoy the pure bushland. To top it off, you can enjoy fantastic food and wine at respected restaurants and cafés. To find out more, click here.

Sydney by Seaplane
Sydney by Seaplane allows visitors to experience scenic flights over Sydney Harbour and the unique coastline of Australia’s most recognised city. Flight options include return flights to and from Rose Bay, or take one of the most popular tours the Restaurant Fly and Dine Experience to The Boathouse at Palm Beach. For an unforgettable experience, click here.

Canberra
The nationals capital is just a 3 hour drive from Sydney and is a major tourist destination for Australian and international visitors. Highlights include the Australian War Memorial, the National Gallery of Australia, Parliament House and the National Library of Australia. For more information, click here.