Regional NSW offers some spectacular countryside, natural scenery, national parks and plenty of beautiful towns. If you have never experienced the famous Australian outback, why not pack your bags, jump in the car and enjoy a road trip around regional NSW. Whilst you’re visiting, tick off a great range of fun and exhilarating things to do in regional NSW. From sunrise hot air balloon rides and flying lessons, to beautiful getaway packages and long lunches, you’ll find the perfect range of experiences on RedBalloon.
Places to visit in Regional NSW
Regional NSW is made up of plenty of amazing cities and destinations that are worth exploring. Whether you’re looking for your next getaway destination or you simply want to explore the great Australian outback, there are some pretty spectacular areas to experience. Discover below our favourite regional NSW areas to visit.
Located in the Central Tablelands region and just under 4 hours from Sydney, Orange is a beautiful country city that should be at the top of your list to visit. Known for its excellent produce, stunning vineyards and restaurant scenes, there are plenty of things to do in Orange. From hot air ballooning to scenic joy flights, why not explore Orange from breathtaking heights.
Just under a 4 hour drive from Sydney, Mudgee is a central west town in regional NSW. It is known for its local produce including its wine given its countryside has dozens of wineries. It is definitely worth adding to your list if you’re travelling around regional NSW as there are plenty of things to do in Mudgee. From hot air ballooning and luxury glamping, to decadent winery lunches, there are plenty of different ways to explore this picturesque region in NSW.
Bathurst is a city in the Central Tablelands, located roughly 3 hours’ drive northwest of Sydney. This area is internationally known for its famous racetrack – the Mount Panorama – which has become a big landmark to this city. However, there are still plenty of other things to do in Bathurst perfect for those looking to explore this part of regional NSW. From a scenic flight over the city to a V8 race car ride, there are plenty of amazing experiences to enjoy in Bathurst.
Home to some of the best snowfields in Australia, the Snowy Mountains are the perfect destination for your next winter getaway. Located 5 hours’ drive from Sydney, there are plenty of things to do in the Snowy Mountains including exploring Australia’s highest mountain – Mount Kosciuszko. From a 2 night cosy escape and a decadent dinner, to an eco Segway tour and a hot stone massage, discover the best experiences to enjoy during your Snowy Mountains trip.
Things to do in Regional NSW from RedBalloon
If you’re visiting regional NSW then you’ll want to enjoy the best things to do there! RedBalloon offers the best experiences, perfect for exploring the beautiful regions and outback of NSW. To help make finding the right activity for you easier, list below are some of our top-selling experiences in these areas.
- Country escape with wine, cheese and breakfast: runaway to the country town of Mudgee and spend two magical nights in a luxurious cottage. Blending seamlessly with its natural surroundings, you will enjoy complete serenity as you reconnect with your loved one. Enjoy local wine, cheese and a breakfast hamper on arrival.
- Meat smoking class with wine and charcuterie board for 2 people in Spring Range: impress your dinner guests when you learn the art of smoking your own meat at home. You’ll also sample an extensive range of meat with delicious Australian wine to complement. Let Poachers Pantry take you on a sensory journey with your tastes, smell and sight at the forefront of the experience.
- Tandem Skydive over Goulburn: freefall from up to 15000ft and reach speeds of up to 200km/h. Leap into the awesome abyss and taken in the beautiful country views of the Southern Tablelands as you float back down to earth.
With our range of experiences and things to do, you can tick off the best regional NSW attractions from your must-see list. Don’t know which experience to pick? Don’t worry, you can always choose a gift voucher and decide later. A gift voucher can be used to purchase any experience or product in regional NSW including any accommodation available on RedBalloon. Find out more about our gift vouchers.
Now that you’ve got your regional NSW experiences booked in, why not explore the rest of the state? There is so much to see and do in NSW that are definitely worth ticking off your list at the same time. Discover an amazing range of experiences in Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Hunter Valley, Byron Bay, South Coast, North Coast and more destinations.