Quick Trips

Even though we all love a good long holiday, sometimes we can only fit in a quick trip in every now and again. We’ve found some great places within a few hours of major cities around Australia that you can duck off to for a quiet weekend away.

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  • Orange
    Location: Orange Sydney New South Wales
    Orange is located about 3 ½ hours from Sydney.
    Surprisingly, Orange isn’t named after the citrus (in fact, apples are the name of the game here), but in honour of the Prince of Orange, who later became the King of Holland. | More
  • Camden
    Location: Camden Camden Sydney
    Just over an hour
    Camdenhas the small country town feel with the added bonus of being about an hours drive from Sydney. There’s plenty of history in Camden to explore as Camden was the birthplace of the wool, wine and wheat industries. | More
  • Image by Robbi Newman; Tourism NSW
    Location: Bowral Bowral Sydney New South Wales
    1.5hr drive from Sydney
    A long-time destination for holidaying Sydneysiders – in fact, it has been since the 1860s when wealthy families built grand English-style country homes to escape from the city. These days, the town is still an ideal getaway.   | More
  • Port Stephens, NSW
    Location: Port Stephens Port Stephens Sydney New South Wales
    Approx 3 hours
    With miles of gorgeous white beaches, it’s no wonder whales and dolphins flock to the Port Stephens idyllic coastline. There are plenty of water activities around Port Stephens, from boat cruises to fishing. Landlubbers don’t have to... | More
  • Illawarra Region
    Location: Illawarra Region Wollongong Sydney New South Wales
    The beautiful Grand Pacific Drive winds its way down through the Illawarra region, just two hours south of Sydney. A stop at the 665m Sea Cliff Bridge is ideal to take in the beautiful coastal views and beyond. Thereís a... | More
  • Hawkesbury
    Location: Hawkesbury River Hawkesbury River, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase Sydney New South Wales
    Surrounded by national parks and just a short trip from Sydney, the Hawkesbury has rare Australian flora and fauna, as well as plenty of walks, bike rides and roads to explore the rich aboriginal and convict history of the area. From... | More