From bushwalking to visiting caves and beyond, this scenic region has a lot to offer families travelling with kids.
TreeTop Crazy Rider - New on the Central Coast is the world’s longest and Australia’s first rollercoaster zip line. Suitable for kids from 7 years old, the 1km Xtreme will take the whole family on the ride of their life.
TreeTop Crazy Rider
Southern Highlander: Trainspotting kids will love the Southern Highlander journey on a heritage train from Central Station to Bowral and Moss Vale on Sunday 27 September July.
Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters - Irukandji is a marine adventure centre suitable for kids of all ages. This fully interactive hands-on-experience can include feeding sharks, swimming with stingrays and nursing baby rays.
Irukandji Shark and Ray Encounters
Elmsleigh Farmstay - Take the kids to this brand new farm stay between Deniliquin and Hay along the Long Paddock touring route. Stay in the historic shearer’s quarters and explore the Hay Plains, go for a hike through nearby Booroorban State Forest or book into one of the farm’s eco tours.
Toorale National Park - Visit NSW’s newest National Park near Bourke, for dramatic sunsets and starry nights in this floodplain landscape and enjoy riverside camping, freshwater fishing and birdwatching.
Newly opened at Byron Bay, The Farm will be running Children at The Farm activities this school holidays. Also at The Farm is Three Blue Ducks new restaurant, a playground, foraging trail, produce store and lots of picnic spots.
South Coast Passage - This new tour in Shoalhaven departs Greenwell Point in a rigid inflatable boat and explores Beecroft Peninsula along this unspoilt coastline. Explore remote sea caves, seal colonies and towering sea cliffs. You’ll likely encounter dolphins, seals, whales and seabirds.
South Coast Passage
The ski season may have come to an end but Thredbo Alpine Village stays open all year round and you and the kids can ride the chairlift and walk up Australia’s highest peak.
On the edge of Lake Hume near Albury, at the Great Aussie Holiday Park kids can try out free archery lessons these school holidays, have a go at hand feeding farm animals, and get free bag of marshmallows to toast on the campfire. Yindyamurra Sculpture Walk Discover the Indigenous history of the Murray River with this new sculpture walk created by the local Aboriginal elders and youth. A great cycling or walking trail, it incorporates interpretation, storytelling and sculptures along the trail.