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New South Wales

New South Wales has endless unspoilt beaches, breathtaking natural treasures and one of the world’s most famous and vibrant cities.

Explore New South Wales from Sydney, where Bondi Beach is a day trip from the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains and Hunter Valley wineries. Drive north for the coastal jewels of Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay, or south to swim with dolphins in Jervis Bay.  Inland lies the Australian Alps, picturesque country towns and Mungo National Park.

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Explore Sydney, the harbour, beaches and coastal towns from the south coast to the north. Find wineries, mountains, desert and outback to inspire your holiday planning.

Sydney

Sydney

Sydney

Discover Sydney, Australia's famous harbour city and capital of New South Wales. Plan your Sydney holiday with beautiful sundrenched beaches and much more.

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Pacific Coast Touring Route, New South Wales

Pacific Coast Touring Route, New South Wales

Pacific Coast Touring Route, New South Wales

Explore the sparkling beaches and lush hinterland of the Central Coast, the wineries of the Hunter Valley and the picturesque inlets of Port Stephens. Work on your swing in a rainforest golf course on the Coffs Coast and your aura on the beach in Byron Bay. Dive with brightly coloured fish in Solitary Islands Marine Park or into the bright lights of the Gold Coast. This scenic drive takes you from Sydney to Brisbane, offering sweeping beaches, sleepy villages, mossy rainforests, adventure and relaxation along the way.

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Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach is one of Australia's most famous beaches and well-known worldwide. It has probably featured on more postcards and more television shows and films than any other in Australia.

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Sydney's Great Coastal Walk

Sydney's Great Coastal Walk

Sydney's Great Coastal Walk

Traverse Sydney's entire, spectacular coastline - from Barrenjoey in the north to Cronulla in the south - on this unique week-long adventure. You can walk in either direction and hop on and off the trail as you wish. Do day walks, short scenic sections or any of the many walks looping off the main trail.

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay

Byron Bay

Unwind in Australia's easternmost town - home to sweeping surf beaches, lush rainforests, great regional dining and new-age retreats. Walk the Cape Byron Track to the trademark lighthouse, kayak with dolphins, trawl the markets and indulge in a day spa. Drive the Pacific Coast Touring Route from Sydney or Brisbane, and explore the surrounding national parks on the Rainforest Way.

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Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Breathe deep in the Blue Mountains World Heritage Area - one million hectares of sandstone cliffs, bushland, waterfalls and eucalypt forest. Visit Wentworth Falls and the Three Sisters and go underground in Jenolan Caves. Do short bushwalks or longer hikes such as the Kanangra to Katoomba Walk or the Six Foot Track to Katoomba. Enjoy restaurants, retreats, and vibrant arts and events.

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Australian Alps

Australian Alps

Australian Alps

Challenge yourself in the mountainous Australian Alps in south-eastern Australia. Climb Mount Kosciuszko, Australia's tallest peak, in the Snowy Mountains. In Victoria's High Country, hit the snow slopes or visit gold-rush towns on the Great Alpine Way. Bushwalk and mountain bike in Namadgi National Park, near Canberra, or walk the alps end-to-end on the epic Australian Alps Walking Track.

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay

With powder-fine sand and clear turquoise waters, the beaches of Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast are amongst the safest and most beautiful in the world. At its southern end, Jervis Bay is enclosed by the pristine wilderness of Booderee National Park. From Wreck Bay village in the park's south, a walking trail circles the peninsula to St Georges Head, passing a succession of quiet beaches, cliffs and forests. Hyams Beach officially has the world's whitest sand. The many beaches, lagoons, secret coves and hidden creeks of Jervis Bay are perfect for all types of aquatic activities.

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Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley

New South Wales' Hunter Valley is Australia's oldest wine growing region. It is also renowned for its fine dining, cooking schools, galleries, health spa retreats and golf courses. Here you can sample local cheeses, hand-made chocolates, charcuterie, dairy goods, sourdough breads and olive oils direct from the producers. Join a wine tasting master class; or sample a broad selection of wines at one of more than 150 cellar doors. After your epicurean indulgence, escape to the great outdoors with a game of golf, hot-air balloon or helicopter ride or shopping for antiques and local artworks in the region's many galleries.

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Sapphire Coast

Sapphire Coast

Sapphire Coast

You can really get away from it all on the New South Wales Sapphire Coast, around six hours from Sydney and just three hours from Canberra. Holidays in this relaxed seaside are about soaking up nature and taking it easy - with sparkling beaches, rolling green hills and tranquil lakes, cliffs, caves, charming seaside villages and national parks. It's the a perfect destination for long, scenic walks, watersports and fine food and wine.

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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island

‘Paradise' is a word often used to describe World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island, which sits in the Tasman Sea, less than two hours' flight from Sydney or Brisbane. Only 400 visitors are allowed at any time, bicycles are the best way to get around and there's no mobile phone reception. Walk the white beaches, snorkel the world's southernmost coral reef and hike through palm forests to the top of Mount Gower. Leave modern stress behind in this natural paradise, while still enjoying modern comforts such restaurants, day spas and luxurious accommodation.

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Sydney Harbour National Park

Sydney Harbour National Park

Sydney Harbour National Park

Beyond its landmark buildings, Sydney Harbour National Park shelters secluded beaches, picturesque islands and rare pockets of native bushland. Swim, picnic and bushwalk along the spectacular foreshore or visit harbour islands on a ferry. Go sailing or kayaking, get up close to wildlife and discover ancient rock art and convict-built buildings. The harbour's bays, parks and headlands are also natural grandstands for some of Australia's biggest events, from New Year's Eve fireworks to the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

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Mountain biking in the Blue Mountains

Mountain biking in the Blue Mountains

Mountain biking in the Blue Mountains

Nothing beats the adrenalin rush of careering through the cliffs, deep canyons and pristine bushland of the Blue Mountains on a bike. The World heritage listed Greater Blue Mountains area takes up over a million hectares. What's more, the region is so densely forested that the world's oldest tree - the Wollemi Pine - flourished here undetected in a remote valley until 1994.

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Mungo National Park

Mungo National Park

Mungo National Park

Discover lunar landscapes and more than 40,000 years of Aboriginal culture in World-Heritage listed Mungo National Park. You won't see many landscapes as starkly prehistoric as Mungo National Park. This crinkled landscape of outcrops and shifting sand is part of the Willandra Lakes World Heritage Area, a series of desiccated lakes that once stretched between Willandra Creek and the Lachlan River.

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Orange

Orange

Orange

Slow down and savour the good life in Orange, which sits at the foot of an extinct volcano, four hour's drive west of Sydney. Visit the cool-climate wineries and acclaimed restaurants. Sample the region's delectable food and wine at the Orange F.O.O.D Week in April or later in the year at the Orange Winefest in October. Wander through the Orange Botanical Gardens, walk the City Heritage Trail or enjoy the view over the city from Mt Canobolas, an ancient volcanic peak. Just beyond Orange lies one of Australia's first gold-mines, the limestone caves of Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve and charming historic villages.

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour

Located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, the subtropical climate, tranquil rainforests and clean uncrowded beaches of Coffs Harbour make it one of the most popular family holiday destinations on the New South Wales north coast.

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Madigan Vineyard

504 Wilderness Road , Hunter Valley Wine Country,
Rothbury North, New South Wales 2335

Tranquil and private, Madigan Vineyard is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or group holiday with family and friends. Nestled amongst the vines, in the heart of the Hunter Valley are beautifully appointed cottages which sleep four to 10 people, providing for all your needs. All enjoyed from the privacy of your own patio. Accommodation at Madigan Vineyard ensures your comfort and privacy. Each cottage is air-conditioned, and features a luxury kitchen and bathroom with television, video or DVD and CD stereo system. Quality linen and luxurious bath towels are a welcome comfort as is an outdoor setting with a gas barbecue to enhance the relaxed ambience. And last but not least, Madigan wines are ready for you to sample and enjoy upon your arrival and throughout your stay.

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Email: reservations@madiganvineyard.com.au
Website: www.madiganvineyard.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4998 7815

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Havannah Apartments

19 Havannah Street, Corner of Howick Street, Bathurst Area,
Bathurst, New South Wales 2795

Havannah Apartments provide quiet rooms situated in the centre of town within a short walk to all of Bathurst's facilities and services. These purpose designed, modern buildings were built to create a clean and welcoming environment for guests. Facilities include private en suite, hydronic climate control, flat screen digital television, mini refrigerator, high speed broadband internet, tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, full oven in each communal kitchen, and a lounge room on each floor. A University bus service runs at the top of the street with sports grounds and ovals adjacent. Regional bus is right outside your door and it is just a short walk to the train station. Walking distance to Bathurst central business district, shops and eateries.

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Email: info@havannahapartments.com.au
Website: www.havannahapartments.com.au
Phone: 61 2 6331 6463
Mobile: 61 459 660 050

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At The Park - Palara in Dee Why

8 Palara Place, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2099

This three bedroom, three bathroom family friendly upper duplex has been freshly painted throughout and has new carpet in the bedrooms. The main bathroom has a bath and shower. It is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac next to a park. This park has a playground, sporting fields and a cycling and walking track to the beach with only one road to cross. You can also get to Narrabeen lake in the other direction. It is also available for long term letting.

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Email: nicky@beachhousesydney.com
Phone: 61 2 9938 5899
Mobile: 61 413 331 641

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Aragunnu campground

Aragunnu Beach Road, Sapphire Coast,
Wapengo, New South Wales 2550

This large campground features four distinct camping areas, so bring your tent or camper trailer and take your pick of campsite setting: untamed surroundings just 50m from the beach, an open, grassy area shaded by tall coastal mahogany, or an elevated spot to the west of the beach. There's easy access to walking tracks at Aragunnu campground. Head to Aragunnu Beach and explore its own unusual stones - some of which are as tall as a child and you'll find good fishing spots nearby, as well as two picnic areas. Be sure to take the Mimosa Rocks walk that takes you past one of the park's Aboriginal sites, before leading on to a scenic lookout.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/mimosa-rocks-national-park/aragunnu-campground/camping

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Woko campground

Curricabark Road, Gloucester Area,
Dewitt, New South Wales 2422

Before Woko became a national park, the area of Woko campground was part of an extensive cattle property, cleared for livestock. The legacy of this is plenty of space - caravan sites and tents are easily accommodated here. But the rugged terrain across most of the park has ensured that most of its plant life is relatively undisturbed: you ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/woko-national-park/woko-campground/camping

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The Old George and Dragon Guesthouse

50 Melbourne Street, Maitland Area,
East Maitland, New South Wales 2323

The Old George and Dragon Guesthouse is a unique icon centrally located in the heart of the Hunter Valley just minutes away from the historic township of Morpeth and just 90 minutes drive north of Sydney. Furnished with exquisite art and antiques, the style is tranquil and relaxing, the service discreet and professional, with the grace and comfort expected of a luxury guesthouse. This beautifully appointed heritage guesthouse is also the perfect base for touring nearby historic houses, the famous wineries of Pokolbin or for excursions to Barrington Tops and Port Stephens. The spacious suites, cosy lounge and garden courtyard blend to create the feel of an elegant private home.

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Email: info@ogdguesthouse.com.au
Website: www.ogdguesthouse.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4933 1098

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Nobleview

34 Armstrong Avenue, Kiama Area,
Gerringong, New South Wales 2534

Large comfortable family home with fabulous views over Werri Beach, Gerringong. Just minutes down to the patrolled southern end of Werri Beach and cafe (during summer) or wander up the pedestrian walkway to local shops and cafes in Gerringong. Perfect for the extended family or two separate families looking for a large space with a number of living areas.

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Email: info@southcoastholidays.com.au
Website: southcoastholidays.com.au/accommodation/NOBLEVIEW-Gerringong/53
Phone: 61 2 4234 2065
Mobile: 61 405 629 101

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Gerroa Dreaming

57 Burke Parade, Kiama Area,
Gerroa, New South Wales 2534

Gerroa Dreaming is a relaxed family beach house in Gerroa just across the road from the ramp down to the northern end of Seven Mile Beach, where Crooked River enters the sea. The perfect spot for kids to play in the river and on the beach and an ideal location for surfers or those who love to fish. The house features three bedrooms plus further beds in the loft and sunroom, two bathrooms, and accommodates up to 10 guests.

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Email: info@southcoastholidays.com.au
Website: southcoastholidays.com.au/accommodation/GERROA-DREAMING-Gerroa/37
Phone: 61 2 4234 2065
Mobile: 61 405 629 101

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ibis Gosford West

63 Central Coast Highway,, Gosford Area,
West Gosford, New South Wales 2250

ibis budget Gosford is centrally located at the entrance to the New South Wales Central Coast, just 1.5 hours north of Sydney and 10 minutes from the local beaches. The hotel is with minutes of Central Coast Stadium, Gosford Tennis Centre, The Australian Reptile Park, Gosford Golf Club, bars, restaurants, and many other local attractions. With 79 accommodation rooms, ibis budget Gosford is a smart choice for both business and leisure travellers. All rooms are air-conditioned with colour television and private en suite bathroom. Please note that all rooms are non-smoking. New release blockbuster movies are also available for a small fee, for four channels for a 24 hour period. There is a continental buffet breakfast available daily at a small additional cost per person from 7am until 10am (last seating 9.45am).

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Phone: 61 2 4325 7692

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Crystal Waters

48 Frederick Street, Shoalhaven Area,
Sanctuary Point, New South Wales 2540

Crystal Waters is a high standard, pet friendly, holiday house at Sanctuary Point on the New South Wales South Coast. Crystal Waters is only two minutes drive from Palm Beach, St Georges Basin and two minutes from the boat ramp. There is plenty of room for you to bring your boat. Crystal Waters is also only seven minutes from the stunning beaches of Jervis Bay. Plus it's pet friendly and spotlessly clean!

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Email: info@jervis.com.au
Website: www.jervis.com.au/crystal_waters_south_coast_accommodation.htm
Phone: 61 2 4421 6381
Mobile: 61 435 084 261

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Wallingat River campground

River Road, Great Lakes,
Wallingat, New South Wales 2428

If you're after a place to camp that's incredibly quiet, Wallingat River campground may be just what you're looking for. Perched on the riverbank beneath towering eucalypts, it's remote enough to mean you can revel in the peace and quiet. Spend your days walking through the nearby cabbage palm and rainforest stands, fishing or swimming in Wallingat River, or soaking up the natural world surrounding you. The cockatoos sing up a storm, and wallabies and possums live nearby. You're mostly likely to see them either at dawn or dusk. Active types might want to put the mountain bike in the car because the trails around Wallingat National Park make for great riding. Or bring your kayak for paddling along the river. There's so much to do, it's a shame to leave.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/wallingat-national-park/wallingat-river-campground/camping

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39d Cypress Drive

39d Cypress Drive , Mulwala Area,
Mulwala, New South Wales 2647

39d Cypress Drive is a perfectly positioned two bedroom fully self contained apartment overlooks the beautiful lagoon of Lake Mulwala and the adjoining swimming pool with its relaxing surrounds. The apartment is well positioned and within walking distance of local clubs and the city centre of Yarrawonga and Mulwala. The fully furnished apartment features, two bedrooms and two bathrooms, separate laundry, modern kitchen with open plan living an dining, water views of lagoon and swimming pool, outdoor barbecue area, wide balcony and two car spaces. Please see the website for more information.

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Email: accommodation@okfn.com.au
Website: www.yarrawongamulwalaaccommodationcentre.com.au/accommodation/82

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Kooringa Cave

Wombeyan Caves Road, Southern Highlands Area,
Wombeyan Caves, New South Wales 2580

Leave the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind you and discover the spectacular world of stalactites and stalagmites in the underground world at Kooringa Cave. It might be the smallest of the show caves at Wombeyan Karst, but Kooringa Cave is one of the most heavily decorated caves, and will be sure to impress. First opened to the ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/wombeyan-karst-conservation-reserve/kooringa-cave/show-caves

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Beyers Cottage

Clarke Street, Bathurst Area,
Hill End, New South Wales 2850

Beyers Cottage was built by the pioneering Polish miner Louis Beyers in the 1850s. Beyers was involved in the famous Holtermann Specimen discovery - the largest gold nugget found at the time. He later became the mayor of Hill End and is renowned for developing the local area. This working class cottage is a miner's dwelling relic and a great example of the wattle and daub construction technique. To go inside you'll need to make a booking at Hill End Visitor Centre. Once you've equipped yourself with lots of information, be sure to visit the quartz roasting pits and Valentines mine and imagine how the pioneers fossicked in search of fortune.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/hill-end-historic-site/beyers-cottage/historic-site

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Brimbin picnic area

Old Port Macquarie Road, Manning Valley,
Brimbin, New South Wales 2430

There's something completely relaxing about picnicking near a river - the sounds, the fresh smell, the coolness of the air and all the wildlife that waterways attract. Brimbin picnic area is located right on Dawson River in Brimbin Nature Reserve. If you're on a road trip, take a break in Brimbin's shady picnic area and listen to the birds ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/brimbin-nature-reserve/brimbin-picnic-area/picnic-bbq

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Box Head track

Hawke Head Drive, Gosford Area,
Box Head, New South Wales 2257

1.3km (one way) - 1 hour - Easy difficulty Amble along the park's most southern ridge, taking in breathtaking water views over the Tasman Sea and Hawkesbury River as you go. Beginning at the end of Hawke Head Drive, Box Head track alternates between rugged bushland and open windswept heath. Keep your eye out for hidden treasures as you walk - an assortment of birdlife flits amongst the ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/bouddi-national-park/box-head-track/walking

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Yerong walking track

Lockhart The Rock Road, Lockhart Area,
The Rock, New South Wales 2655

3km (one way) - 1.5 hour Leaving directly from the carpark near the information point, this pleasant and accessible walk takes visitors to the top of the dramatic The Rock formation. It begins gently, crossing small gravelled slopes between graceful red gums. As you climb higher, the path begins to wind around recessed cliffs hiding cool woolly ragwort plants - a threatened species native to ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/the-rock-nature-reserve/yerong-walking-track/walking

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Byarong Park picnic area

Mount Keira Road, Wollongong Area,
Mount Keira, New South Wales 2500

Nestled in the Mount Keira foothills, this leafy picnic spot offers a terrific place to fire up the barbecue on a summer's day. Its convenient location close to Wollongong, and great facilities make it a favourite for families and picnickers. With plenty of kookaburras, lyrebirds and vibrant parrots overhead, it's a good idea to bring binoculars for birdwatching. You might even spot an Australian brush turkey, once locally extinct but now on the rise in the Conservation Area. Adventurers and historians will be able to follow the Mount Keira ring track, tracing some of Surveyor-General Thomas Mitchell's 1834 road into the Illawarra. Strap on your hiking boots for a scenic walk before an afternoon sausage sizzle.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/illawarra-escarpment-state-conservation-area/byarong-park-picnic-area/picnic-bbq

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Wandandian Creek

Boathaven Avenue, Shoalhaven Area,
Basin View, New South Wales 2540

Easily accessed from Wandandian Creek picnic area via a small platform, Wandandian Creek is a peaceful waterway that branches in three directions, giving a great deal of kayaking and canoeing options. Take a leisurely paddle and admire waterbirds in the casuarina trees - birdwatching is superb - or use the creek as a way to work up a sweat before relaxing over lunch at the quiet picnic area. The platform at the picnic area allows you to enter the creek without damaging the fragile bank, meaning this is a great place to enjoy nature while ensuring it remains pristine for future visits. For the slightly more adventurous kayaker, Wandandian Creek can be followed right out to the open expanse of St Georges Basin, or followed upstream to beautiful rural scenery. It's a good idea to consult a map... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/corramy-regional-park/wandandian-creek/canoe-kayak

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Crebra Pavilion

Worcester Road, Baulkham Hills Area,
Rouse Hill, New South Wales 2155

Crebra Pavilion in Rouse Hill Regional Park is at the highest point of the park, enjoying scenic views across the park and surrounding area. It's a great place for special occasions and celebrations - your guests are bound to enjoy the feeling of space and serenity. The pavilion is well-equipped, so organising everything will be easy. With long picnic tables on a sheltered platform, electrical power points and a large barbecue, you can accommodate extended family in style. When the pavilion isn't booked, you're welcome to enjoy this large sheltered space for your informal gathering.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/rouse-hill-regional-park/crebra-pavilion/picnic-bbq

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Willandra shearing precinct

Willandra National Park Road, Carrathool Area,
Hillston, New South Wales 2675

An exploration of Big Willandra's past isn't complete without a visit to the shearing precinct. After you've enjoyed the elegant rooms at the Homestead, wander through these beautiful rustic buildings that tell a different story - about the life of the wandering shearers. You'll see the woolshed, overseer's cottage, shearer's quarters and ablution blocks. There are plenty more rooms ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/willandra-national-park/willandra-shearing-precinct/historic-site

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Five Mile mountain bike trail

Quarry Road, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2077

7km (one way) - 0.5 hour Set amongst an iconic landscape of huge river red gums, Five Mile mountain bike trail provides 7km of purpose-built mountain bike trails to discover and enjoy. Located in Murray Valley Regional Park, part of Murray Valley National Park, it's one of the best places for mountain biking in the Riverina region, suitable for mountain bikers of all skill levels, ... Visit website for more info

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/murray-valley-national-park/five-mile-mountain-bike-trail/cycling

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Angourie Bay picnic area

Pacific Street, Yamba Area,
Angourie, New South Wales 2464

Pack a picnic and gather the kids together for a fabulous day by the beach at Angourie Bay picnic area. Located adjacent to Angourie Headland, this lovely park-like setting is ideal for a family get-together or post-surf snack. It's easy to pop back to the beach for more swimming or a walk or you can relax on the grass in the shade with a good book. If you're there during whale watching season be sure to take a look from one of the two lookouts. This scenic picnic area is a pretty popular place - hardly surprising given its fantastic location. It's a good idea to bring a picnic blanket in case all the tables are taken.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/yuraygir-national-park/angourie-bay-picnic-area/picnic-bbq

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The Pines picnic area

Cannards Road, Carrathool Area,
Binya, New South Wales 2665

The Pines picnic area is popular with visitors, especially families, looking for a pretty, peaceful spot for a rest. Equipped with a gas barbecue for serious picnickers, it's easy to while away a few hours here. Set in open woodland among white cypress pines, it's perfect in the milder months from April to October, when you'll see a variety of flowers including greenhood and pink and blue finger orchids. Nearby Woolshed Falls cascades after heavy rain, so be sure to take the short walk to see this waterfall if it's been wet. If you're into birdwatching, many interesting birds can be spotted in the park. Look out for rufous whistlers, white-browed babblers, striated pardalotes, red-rumped parrots, painted honeyeaters and lots more.

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/cocoparra-national-park/the-pines-picnic-area/picnic-bbq

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So Cal

1 Young Street, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2089

From Bondi Beach to Kirribilli and now Neutral Bay, So Cal is the mastermind of the dream team behind popular haunts Bondi Hardware and The Botanist. The sunny rooftop is the perfect location to absorb the Californian vibe and feast on the Mexican/American menu of quesadillas, ceviche and hot dogs.

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Email: karen@socalsydney.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9904 5691

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Cafe Lerida at Lerida Estate

Federal Highway, Goulburn Area,
Lake George, New South Wales 2600

Rest and revive at Café Lerida at Lerida Estate winery on the Federal Highway at Lake George. Taste some of the best wine in the Canberra District, enjoy a delicious meal or an espresso coffee. The service is prompt and Lerida is very convenient for travellers to the Snowy Mountains. Check their website for wine dinners, festivals, Petanqué tournaments and other activites.

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Email: wine@leridaestate.com
Phone: 61 2 6295 6640

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Marciano's

310-312 Pacific Highway, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2070

Taking up residence in the old hardware store on the Pacific Highway in Lindfield, Marciano’s Woodfire Spuntino Bar is a large Italian eatery complete with a spacious dining room, bar and outdoor terrace. It’s a stellar setting in which to enjoy rustic Italian fare, with a menu-full of traditional dishes. But the real attraction is the woodfired pizza, made with Caputo flour sourced directly from Naples.

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Email: info@marcianos.com.au
Website: www.marcianos.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9416 1110

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Eurobar

79 Beaumont Street, Newcastle Area,
Hamilton, New South Wales 2302

Open all day, Eurobar is perfect to drop in to for a coffee and cake, a pizza for dinner or a delicious veggie burger for lunch. Located in the bustling suburb of Hamilton, Eurobar specialises in beautiful cakes and a Mediterranean-inspired menu. With specials like $10 pizzas with a $4 glass of wine, the restaurant is great value for money.

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Email: eurobar@eurobarhamilton.com.au
Website: www.eurobarhamilton.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4962 3053

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The Countryman

164 Kendal Street,, Cowra Area,
Cowra, New South Wales 2794

Countryman restaurant is located within Cowra's Country Comfort Hotel, about a four hour drive from Sydney. Local attractions, such as the beautiful Japanese gardens or the Conimbla National Park, are a short distance away. Countryman is a casual spot to grab breakfast before a day of exploring, or to order dinner from the extensive in-room dining menu.

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Email: countrymancowra@gmail.com
Phone: 61 2 6342 3177

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The Blue Plate Restaurant

1 Lagoon Street,
, New South Wales 2580

Opening in 1975, The Blue Plate Restaurant is a Goulburn institution. The menu consists of a range of classics such as steak, fish and chips, chicken with saffron risotto as well as modern dishes like a lamb rack with Moroccan pie. The restaurant is a popular choice for special events such as wedding receptions and business conferences. If you're there for the weekend, we recommend you stay at the Comfort Inn Posthouse.

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Email: posthouse@internode.on.net
Phone: 61 2 4821 5666

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Bar Mia

23 Bellevue Road,
, New South Wales 2023

Bar Mia serves real home-style traditional Italian food made with only fresh ingredients. The thin-based wood fire pizza is made in front of customers and is now one of the only places in Australia serving organic multi-grain or spelt flour bases. Accompanied by friendly, warm service, Bar Mia is a must.

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Website: www.barmia.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9369 2232

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Cafe 88 @ Hotel Blue

88 Lurline Street, Blue Mountains Area,
Katoomba, New South Wales 2780

Café 88, Hotel Blue's vibrant street-side café, serves the delicious single-origin "Sumatra Gayo" espresso coffee and a wide selection of teas from Toby's Estate. Also on offer are a range of fresh sandwiches, cakes and sweets, wood-fired pizzas, hearty soups and mouth-watering pan-fried Polish dumplings. Café 88 is also the home of Café Cinema, featuring early black-and-white silent films and cartoons.

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Email: admin@hotelblue.com.au
Website: hotelblue.com.au/cafe-88
Phone: 61 2 4782 6922

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The Austrian Schnitzelhaus @ Neutral Bay

12 Waters Lane, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2089

The Austrian Schnitzelhaus has something both for families and those looking for a fun night out that doesn't cost the earth. It's impossible not to be swept up in the joie de vivre when you're enjoying schnitzels, German beers on tap and live music on Friday evenings. During the week, it's a family affair serving traditional Austrian dishes like Pork Knuckle, Sausages, pork belly and goulash. The private function room that leads out onto a private beer garden is a popular spot for family get-togethers.

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Email: neutralbay@austrianschnitzelhaus.com.au
Website: www.austrianschnitzelhaus.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9909 0789

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Kim Restaurant

24–30 Springfield Avenue, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2011

On a quaint corner in Potts Point, Kim is a contemporary Korean restaurant that pays homage to traditional flavours while delivering dishes in a completely unique and modern way. The menu features your typical Korean BBQ dishes and it's BYO, for a short time only. Only downfall, there's a no-bookings policy.

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Email: kimrestaurant7@gmail.com
Phone: 61 2 9357 4578

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Harumi Japanese Restaurant

106-110 Darlinghurst Road, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2010

Bento boxes, fresh sashimi and a range of dons with brown rice can be found at this lovely little restaurant in buzzy Darlinghurst, just a five minute cab ride from the CBD. Affordable with friendly service, this BYO option is perfect for a quick catch up dinner with friends or try one of the lunch deals if you work in the area.

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Phone: 61 2 9331 8784

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D'Bees Double Bay

27 Knox St, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2028

There has been a rebirth at D'Bees and much to the delight of the locals who have been coming here for 30 years. This celebrated boutique cafe is one of Double Bay's favourite destinations. The menu offers a big menu of casual bites, and stays open extra late, usually till around 2.00am. In the heart of the 'Bay' this is a great spot for celebrity spotting.

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Email: bookings@dbees.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9327 7020

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Castlereagh Cattle Drive

289 Coonabarabran Road, Warrumbungle Area,
Baradine, New South Wales 2396

Castlereagh Cattle Drive was developed in 2013 and is located in the Coonamble District in the New South Wales Central West. The Cattle Drive is run on the heritage stoke routes with the best that nature can provide. Ross Clarke lends his bush skills and attributes to the emerging interest in droving as a leisure and domestic experience. The cattle drive is for both the domestic and international holiday maker. The holiday gives a unique and once in a life time experience of the Australian cattle drive.

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Email: info@castlereaghcattledrive.com.au
Website: www.castlereaghcattledrive.com.au
Mobile: 61 437 529 559

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Zoo2Q

Circular Quay, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Zoo2Q is a collaboration between some of Australia's most experienced and passionate tourism operators who are just crazy for Sydney Harbour - they'll enthral you with stories of Sydney's wildlife and history, creating memories you will want to revisit time and again. Lose yourself in Australia's most spectacular harbour on this spell-binding journey. Be mesmerised by the sight of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, and feel all your cares slowly slip away as your ferry gently guides you away from Sydney's heart. Feel the sand between your toes on hidden beaches and hike across heath-covered headlands on your winding path around the harbour's edge.

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Email: info@zoo2q.com.au
Website: www.zoo2q.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9583 1199

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Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness

7323 Princes Highway, Eurobodalla,
Narooma, New South Wales 2546

Gulaga Mountain and many parts of the Narooma region have held sacred significance for the Yuin Aboriginal community for tens of thousands of years yet the stories are not widely known. The traditional custodians of Yuin country Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness invite you to come, walk and listen to a sacred dreaming of creation that Gulaga holds, this experience will enlighten you to a traditional way of knowing and experience first hand ceremony and dreaming stories that have been passed down. All this is entrenched in the South East corner of Australia. Come along and see that Aboriginal culture and ceremony is very much alive in NSW, this immersion is only a four and a half hour drive from Sydney and three hours from Canberra. Book an experience that will open your mind and learn and see what their ancestors have left to show you.

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Email: info@ngaranaboriginalculture.com
Website: www.ngaranaboriginalculture.com
Mobile: 61 408 272 121

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James Vineyard Tours

18 The Glade , Singleton Area,
Singleton, New South Wales 2330

Come and join Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours for a day's Wine Tour around the Vineyards and Wineries of the Hunter Valley. The Hunter Valley Wine Country is a beautiful part of the world with some of the oldest and best vines in Australia with unique specialties such as Semillon and Shiraz grapes. James' Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours luxury bus will collect you from your chosen accommodation and take you to the smaller boutique Cellar Doors to sample unique Australian wines that cannot be purchased outside the Hunter Valley. Hunter Valley Wine and Vineyard Tours qualified tour guides and drivers will show and explain how the wine process takes place and anecdotes about the wine industry in the Hunter Valley as well as the rest of the World.

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Email: james@vineyardtours.com.au
Website: www.vineyardtours.com.au
Phone: 61 4 3715 1500

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Juggler Canyon

Kings Tableland Road, Macarthur Area,
Blue Mountains National Park South, New South Wales 2570

Juggler Canyon is action packed with five very different abseils, interesting rock scrambles and stunning rainforest between steep canyon walls. The tour kicks off with a warm up abseiling session before heading down some of the exciting drops in the canyon. The water is shallow and can generally be avoided, making it the ideal winter canyon with spectacular views ... Visit website for more info Cost: $220 per person including GST

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Website: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/Whats-On/blue-mountains/juggler-canyon

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Guided Tour First and Second Fleet Memorial Gardens, Wallabadah

First and Second Fleet Memorial Garden, New England Highway, Quirindi Area,
Wallabadah, New South Wales 2343

The First and Second Fleet Memorial Garden is a memorial to the nine ships of the First and six ships of the second Fleet and their passengers whose arrival in 1788 changed the face of Australia forever. The tour follows a path leading past garden beds for each boat, which are lined with stone tablets where the names of the passengers of that ship are listed and tells stories from that epic journey before proceeding into the Second Fleet Garden, where more stories will have the visitor enthralled in this history. The school group tours are offered with learning material and a treasure hunt. Find out why this stunning memorial to the convict past is in Wallabadah - book a tour now.

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Email: info@visitquirindi.com.au
Website: www.visitquirindi.com
Phone: 61 2 6747 1226
Mobile: 61 427 936 990

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Best Sydney Tours

16 Watkiss Street, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2768

Best Sydney Tours will take you to all the good places. Enjoy a tour you will not forget. Visit all the sights you really want to see - no small boring attractions, go straight to the big stuff! Get more time to visit and enjoy the scenery. Your guide will supply you with beach mats so you can swim or relax on world famous Bondi Beach.

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Email: info@bestsydneytours.com
Website: www.bestsydneytours.com
Mobile: 61 434 079 152

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Sydney City Photography Tours

Various Sydney Locations, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Sydney City Photography Tours offers small group photography tours to well known Sydney sights, as well as different locations, so you get variety in what you see. Come and see Sydney, The Rocks, and Cockatoo Island, or Sydney by night, and learn how to take great photos to take home with you. Tour groups are no more than six people, so you are guaranteed personlised tuition. No matter if your camera is a simple 'point and shoot' or a digital SLR you will learn to use the various settings and features of your camera to greatest effect. Your guide is a fully accredited photographer with over 20 years experience.

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Email: info@sydneycityphototours.com
Website: sydneycityphototours.com/
Mobile: 61 416 017 791

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Hunter Valley Safaris

2198 Broke Road , Hunter Valley Wine Country,
Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320

Hunter Valley Safaris can arrange an array of packages to suit your needs. These include winery tours, horse riding, ballooning, helicopter rides, golf packages. wine tastings, whisky tastings, beer tasting, cheese and chocolate tastings plus lunch or dinner at Blaxlands Inn. They also offer airport transfers, concert transfers, wedding guest transfers plus free pick and drop off for lunch or dinner at Blaxlands Inn. Their Safari Vehicles seat up to 12 people.

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Email: info@blaxlandsinn.com.au
Website: www.blaxlandsinn.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4998 7550

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click walk learn Photography Tours

Locations in Sydney, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Click walk learn is owned and run by Sydney based professional photographer, Christine Bernasconi - who loves photography! Want to learn more about your camera and take your photography to the next level? You can choose to tour The Rocks, Darling Harbour, Sydney by night, or a Sydney full day tour. You will receive personal, easy to understand photography tuition and information relevant to you camera (yes, she studies the workings of your camera). A detailed photography eBook will be emailed to you before the tour. You will learn all about aperture, shutter speed, ISO, composition, depth of field and creative techniques, lots of photography tips, and anything else you want to know about photography. This will all be explained 'as you go' and you will take photos using each new technique before moving onto the next level. You'll be shooting like a pro in no time!

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Email: info@clickwalklearn.com.au
Website: www.clickwalklearn.com.au
Phone: 61 4 3051 1566
Mobile: 61 430 511 566

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Cliff to Coast Sports Car Drives

8/17 Cemetery Road, Wollongong Area,
Helensburgh, New South Wales 2508

Tour the Grand Pacific Drive and Southern Highlands south of Sydney in a Porsche 911. Porsche guided drives begin at the southern edge of the worlds oldest National Park. Imagine starting your Porsche and driving in a convoy of other Porsches along some of the worlds most stunning roads and scenery. Meander through the canopy of the Royal National Park before sweeping over the Sea Cliff Bridge along the Grand Pacific Drive then climbing into the rolling hills of the Southern Highlands. You will drive the worlds most iconic sports car, in the Porsche 911, on perfect driving roads, through some of the worlds best scenery. Tours include all meals and afternoon/morning tea, taken in cliff top ocean view panorama or historic Inns set in the rolling hills of the Southern Highlands. Surely the finest way to experience the South Coast and Southern Highlands of Sydney.

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Email: info@clifftocoast.com.au
Website: www.driveporsches.com.au
Phone: 61 13 0099 1181
Mobile: 61 424 153 774

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Climb Nowra

Nowra, Shoalhaven Area,
Nowra, New South Wales 2541

Nowra is world famous for rock climbing. Climb Nowra is focused on providing access to awesome rock climbing experiences and locations in Nowra, Shoalhaven NSW. Whether you are a first time climber, making the transition from the climbing gym or looking to explore your climbing further, Climb Nowra can help. With a variety of adventures to choose from and a world famous sport rock climbing destination to play in, you will find a Climb Nowra adventure to meet your needs.

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Email: info@climbnowra.com.au
Website: www.climbnowra.com.au
Mobile: 61 417 521 305

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Newcastle Bike Hire

2 Bellevue Road, Newcastle Area,
Shortland, New South Wales 2307

Boomerang Bike Hire provides bicycle hire for the Newcastle region, to individuals, groups, and organisations. Agents have cruisers for hire, tandems bikes for hire, folding bikes for hire, mountain bikes for hire, and youths or children's bikes for hire. Periods from two or four hours to half, full day, weekend, weekly, or for the duration for your stay. Riders under 18 need an adult to sign. Photo identification is required for security purposes.

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Email: Info@boomerangbikehire.com.au
Website: www.BoomerangBikes.com.au
Mobile: 61 414 848 284

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Hertz Hire Car - Yass

94-96 Comur Street, NRMA Building, Yass Area,
Yass, New South Wales 2582

Located in the main street of Yass is the Hertz Hire Car Office, within the NRMA building. Book via the office or visit the Hertz website to reserve your choice of vehicle. Specials and promotions are available on the Hertz website. A great way to see the beautiful Yass town, the Yass Valley Region and beyond.

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Website: www.hertz.com.au
Phone: 61 2 6226 3232

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Bayswater Car Rental

180 William Street, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2011

Explore the great sites NSW has to offer with Bayswater Car Rental. They are an Australian-owned family business that provides an inexpensive car hire service. The Sydney office is conveniently located in the city to avoid the expensive airport rental fees, a saving happily passed on to customers. In addition, when you rent with Bayswater Car Rental, there are no unpleasant hidden fees - they do not charge customers for vehicle registration recovery, premium location or credit card fees. All vehicles have a competitive low damage excess, so that you can enjoy your holiday without worry. With a fleet of over 2500 new Toyota vehicles, you can be assured of your rental's reliability on the road. Each vehicle comes with 24 hour roadside assistance and a 5-Star ANCAP safety rating.

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Website: www.bayswatercarrental.com.au/
Phone: 61 2 9360 3622

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Oz Boat Hire Sydney Metro and Offshore

1 Towns Place, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

Oz Boat Hire Sydney Harbour provides state of the art vessels delivered to the ramp for your convenience. They also offer personalised Skippered Sydney Harbour Cruises and Tours and Whale Watching and Game/Sport Fishing offshore for groups of four to seven persons. Oz Boat Hire supply modern, custom designed vessels equipped with the latest electronic equipment, colour depth sounders, GPS display, CD players and AM/FM radios with iPhone and iPod inputs. Enjoy the spectacular views and attractions of Sydney Harbour today!

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Email: info@ozboathire.com.au
Website: www.ozboathire.com.au/
Mobile: 61 404 132 468

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Coffs Jetty Stand Up Paddle Board Hire

Jordan Esplanade, Coffs Harbour Area,
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450

Coffs Jetty Stand Up Paddle Board Hire will give you access to a sport that is easy to learn and fun to master. Located at both Coffs Jetty on the southern side of the wooden pier and Boambee Creek Reserve, Sawtell Road, Sawtell, where your board will be set up on the beaches ready for you. They operate every Saturday and Sunday, public and school holidays between 9am and 4pm from September to May. Other times, mid week and winter for example, are available but bookings are required. There are hourly rates for adults and children, or enquire about their special family rate. PLease contact them if you require more information.

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Email: info@coffsjettysup.com.au
Website: www.coffsjettysup.com.au
Mobile: 61 422 391 951

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BHS Boat Hire Sydney

15/21 Pearson Street, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2111

BHS Boat Hire Sydney specialises in private luxury boat hire on Sydney Harbour for all occasions. Whether it's a small family cruise of just four, a birthday party with you and 40 mates, or a wedding with 200 plus guests, it'll be plain sailing with BHS. Cruise under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and past the Opera House on your way to one of Sydney's finest beaches for lunch. What better way to see Sydney's natural beauty than from a boat? Enquire now to get a quote on a boat today.

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Email: doug@boathiresydney.com.au
Website: www.boathiresydney.com.au
Phone: 61 4 0718 7194
Mobile: 61 407 187 194

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Boab Boat Hire Lake Macquarie

4 Anchorage Circle, Lake Macquarie Area,
Summerland Point, New South Wales 2259

Boab Boat Hire has a range of boats from four and a half metres to six metres, all on trailers, for you to hire and drive yourself. They have vessels for both unlicensed and licensed drivers, inshore and offshore. Tow a Boab boat away for a day, a weekend, or longer, or if you prefer take advantage of the Walk On Walk Off service and Boab will launch and retrieve the boat for you. All vessels come with full safety equipment plus have features such as colour fish finders, colour GPS, 27Mhz and VHF radios, stereo with iPod connector, live bait tanks, bait boards, esky and more. Boab can also supply bait, ice, fishing equipment, tubes, wakeboards, kneeboards and more. If water sports is your thing, fishing is your passion, or a leisurely cruise is more your style, Boab has a boat to suit you.

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Email: lakemacbelmont-swansea@boabboathire.com.au
Website: www.boabboathire.com.au
Mobile: 61 429 348 022

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Sydney Harbour Exclusive

Suite 107, 120 Bourke Street, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2011

Sydney Harbour Exclusive specialises in luxury boat cruises and private events on Sydney Harbour and beyond. Their wide range of vessels and event spaces have been hand selected to meet their clients needs. Contact Sydney Harbour Exclusive for further details to help you tailor your next event on Sydney Harbour.

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Email: info@sydneyharbourexclusive.com
Website: www.sydneyharbourexclusive.com
Phone: 61 2 9380 9111
Mobile: 61 405 129 915

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Grapemobile Bicycle Hire Hunter Valley Vineyards

307 Palmers Lane, Hunter Valley Wine Country,
Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320

'Ride the Wine Trail'' with Grapemobile Bicycle Hire, Hunter Valley Vineyard's most popular bicycle hire provider. Find them on TripAdvisor and Facebook! Centrally located within the Hunter Valley wine region of Pokolbin, within easy cycling distance to a host of wineries, and direct access to the most popular off-road boutique winery eco-trails. Choice of lunch options en route, including tapas style restaurant cuisine or fabulous locally produced gourmet picnic and cheese platters, providing your ultimate Hunter Valley cycling experience! Their unique VIP lanyard passes allow free delivery of wine purchases back to their base from participating wineries! There are over 40 mountain bikes, including tandems. Hire includes self-guided tour maps, bottled water, sunscreen, also backpacks, picnic rugs and cane baskets on ladies bikes (subject to availability). Bus pick-up return option is available within the local region. Check the Grapemobile Bicycle Hire web site for bookings and loads more information.

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Email: bikes@grapemobile.com.au
Website: www.grapemobile.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4998 7660
Mobile: 61 418 404 039

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Mighty Cars and Campers

653 Gardeners Road, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2020

Mighty Cars and Campers is part of Australasia's biggest campervan company. At Mighty they help travellers kick start stories by providing the best value, low cost campervans that are simple to use. Combined with an easy self-service check in process that gets you on the road faster, convenient branch locations and 24 hour roadside assistance, they've got you covered. With a range of 2,3,4 and 6 berth campervans - grab a camper today and see the Mighty side of life! For a quote on a campervan of your choice please visit the web site or call the helpful staff at Mighty Cars and Campers.

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Website: www.mightycampers.com.au

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Boab Boat Hire Hawkesbury

Bay Road, Berowra Waters (Dusthole Bay) Boat Ramp, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2082

Boab Boat Hire provides you with an easy, affordable and safe option when it's time for you to get out on the water. The selection of well maintained, environmentally friendly hire boats come equipped for you on a trailer or can be launched for you and ready to go. Single day, weekend, week or longer hires available. Vessels suitable for leisure sports, picnic days on secluded beaches. Vessels available for duration of holiday stays on Hawkesbury River, fishing days and trips, cruising and exploring holidays. Boats available to hire for houseboat weekends as high powered tender boats. Hire of water sports equipment available with boat hire. Capability to trailer boats to desired locations throughout the Hawkesbury region and beyond. Whether it's a lazy day spent cruising, a fun filled day of water sports, or an inshore or offshore fishing adventure, Boab Boat Hire has got the boat for you.

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Email: c.usher@boabboathire.com.au
Website: www.boabboathire.com.au/locations/news.php?fran_id=7
Mobile: 61 419 989 389

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Alpine Sports Jindabyne

Nugget's Crossing, Snowy River Area,
Jindabyne, New South Wales 2627

Alpine Sports - Natural High is a retail shop for ski, snowboard sales, hire and fashion in the Snowy Mountains, Jindabyne. Alpine Sports Jindabyne is open all year round providing for those needing ski and snowboard equipment to take overseas on their snow holidays or just getting in early and picking up a bargain.

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Email: info@alpinesports.com.au
Website: www.alpinesports.com.au
Phone: 61 2 6456 2900

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Anzac Day Celebrations - Ballina Shire

Ballina RSL Club Memorial Park, Grant Street, Ballina Area,
Ballina, New South Wales 2478

Celebrate ANZAC Day in Ballina Shire at two different locations. In Ballina get up early to participate in the Dawn Service at Ballina RSL Memorial in Grant Street from 5.30am. The Service of Commemoration is on at East Ballina cemetery in Grandview Street at 9.15am. The Anzac March Assembly starts at the Court House which is on the corner of Martin and River Streets at 10.15am ready for the Anzac Day March to the RSL Memorial at 10.30am. The Commemoration service is at the RSL Memorial Park in Grant Street at 10.55am. Afterwards enjoy 2 Up at the Ballina RSL Club between 2pm - 5pm. In Alstonville the Dawn Service at Elizabeth Ann Brown Park at 5.30am. The March assembles at Paddy Bugden VC memorial at 9.20am, followed by the Commemoration service at Elizabeth Ann Brown Park at 10am.

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Email: manager@ballinarsl.com.au
Website: www.ballinarsl.com.au/anzac-day/
Phone: 61 2 6686 2544

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Matilda the Musical

Sydney Lyric, Pirrama Road , Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2009

This captivating musical masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company is inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. The story celebrates the power of imagination, as it tells the tale of an extraordinary girl who is determined to change her own story, even if it means being a little bit naughty. Written by playwright Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Australian comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin, Matilda is the winner of 47 international awards, including 12 for Best Musical and a listing in the Book of Guinness.

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Website: matildathemusical.com

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Narromine Junior World Gliding Championships

Narromine Aerodrome, Mitchell Highway, Narromine Area,
Narromine, New South Wales 2821

Narromine Junior World Gliding Championships will be held over the first two weeks in December 2015 at Narromine Aerodrome and will attract 70 gliders from Australia and around the world. Visitors will be welcome to watch the gliders take part in this exciting world event.

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Email: vroberts@narromine.nsw.gov.au
Website: narromine.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 61 2 6889 9932
Mobile: 61 428 413 614

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Currabubula Art Show

Currabubula Memorial Hall, Armidale Street, Tamworth Area,
Currabubula, New South Wales 2342

This annual Art Exhibition at Currabubula Hall, organised by the Currabubula Red Cross, starts with supper and refreshments on the opening night on Thursday. Refreshments are available throughout the exhibition. The main exhibition also extends to art work entered by students from the local area at the Currabubula Primary School. Proceeds from the exhibition go towards Red Cross projects.

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Email: info@visitquirindi.com.au
Website: www.countryconnect.com.au/curraart
Phone: 61 2 6747 1226

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Western Sheep Breeders Race Meeting

Old Warren Road, Warren Area,
Warren, New South Wales 2824

The Western Sheep Breeders Race Meeting will be held at the Warren Showground Racecourse. Public bars and food vendors will be on site. Camping is allowed in the racecourse car park, but no alcohol is allowed in the car park area. Warren, with a population of 2,500, is located 6.5 hours north west of Sydney. Visit the Warren Jockey Club web site for the latest information.

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Email: bekbbk@bigpond.com
Website: www.warrenjockeyclub.com.au

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Nevertire Family Muster

Noel Waters Oval, Warren Area,
Nevertire, New South Wales 2831

Held annually on the first Saturday of the September school holidays, the Nevertire Family Muster offers a fun day out for all ages. Events and activities include horse sports, team penning, dog jumping, market stalls, kids activities, and the highly competitive lawnmower racing. It's a day not to be missed!

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Email: nevertiremuster@gmail.com
Website: www.warren.nsw.gov.au

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Lismore Gemfest

Alexandra Parade, Lismore Area,
Lismore, New South Wales 2480

Lismore Gemfest is the biggest annual event in the country devoted to lapidary and allied arts and is organised by the Lismore Gem and Lapidary Club Inc. Exhibitors come from all parts of the country and range from amateurs to the most experienced professionals. Everything from rough stone for cutting, through to finished jewellery in all price ranges, along with mineral specimens, fossils, gold nuggets and meteorites are to be found on display. There are gem sieving activities for children, demonstrations of jewellery making and other craft activities. A range of food outlets are available, along with free parking in the Lismore Showground. Visitors from outside of the local area can enjoy special deals for camping on site. There is something for all ages and tastes at this event. Come once and you just might become a regular.

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Email: bcopper@bluemaxx.com.au
Website: www.gemclublismore.org.au
Phone: 61 2 6688 8280

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Annual Outdoor Quilt Airing

417 Crawney Road, Tamworth Area,
Nundle, New South Wales 2340

Each year, Nundle holds an Annual Outdoor Quilt Airing where over 100 handmade quilts are hung in the paddock surrounding the Cottage on the Hill Store. Previously this airing was held in October of each year, but due to wet weather in 2011 and 2012, those airings were cancelled. So the date has been changed to the Saturday of the Mothers Day weekend - second Saturday in May each year. Wander through the quilts hanging in the paddock, sit for a while and enjoy scones, jam and cream whilst taking in the amazing countryside of Nundle. Entry is by gold coin donation with proceeds going to the Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea.

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Email: kerry@cottageonthehill.com.au
Website: nundle.com.au/events/annual-outdoor-quilt-airing-cottage-on-the-hill/
Phone: 61 2 6769 3297

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Richmond Good Food Market

March Street, Hawkesbury Valley,
Richmond, New South Wales 2753

The weekly Richmond Good Food Market is a family business that was developed to help get great produce to great people. The market is held at Richmond Park on Saturdays from 7am to 1pm. It allows locals, tourists, farmers and producers to come together and celebrate the beautiful produce and strong history of the Hawkesbury.

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Email: james@richmondmarket.com.au
Website: www.richmondmarket.com.au
Mobile: 61 414 520 880

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Ride Around The Lake

Lake Illawarra , Lakeside Park , Wollongong Area,
Kanahooka, New South Wales 2530

Ride Around The Lake is a charity recreational cycle around Lake Illawarra, that raises funds for Lighthouse Youth Initiative. There is a 40 kilometre circuit that takes in Lake Illawarra, and more than 10 scenic suburbs, and a 10 kilometre cycle path event for younger riders and families. Lighthouse Youth Initiative helps break the cycle of Youth Homelessness in the Illawarra providing accommodation and life education programs. Spectacular course, fun filled and ideal for all rider levels.

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Email: events@ridearoundthelake.com.au
Website: www.ridearoundthelake.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4229 9744
Mobile: 61 413 862 676

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Polo Society Presents - Maserati Mothers Day Classic

226 Edwards Lane, Kurri Burri Polo Club, Hawkesbury Valley,
Richmond, New South Wales 2753

Relax and enjoy world class polo competition, live music, gourmet food, and chic country hospitality - all set on a picturesque estate under the stunning backdrop of the Blue Mountains, just a 50 minute drive from Sydney's central business district, nestled in the beautiful Hawkesbury region. Immerse yourself in a picnic at the polo and take in the scenery - delicious hamper packages are available online and have been specially created by renowned leading chef Simon Ekas, utilising fresh produce from the region, Graze through a variety of gourmet food stalls, indulge in delicious wine tastings and series of bespoke pop-up bars offering a variety of designer craft beers and champagne. Featuring entertainment from popular Australian duo, Busby Marou. The Classic is the perfect day out for friends, corporates, and families alike to escape the city and partake in a cultural event which has been celebrated for over 2000 years.

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Email: lucie@liveintheprojects.com
Website: www.polosociety.com.au

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REMIX Summit Sydney 2015

483 George Street, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

REMIX is a global summit for the cultural and creative industries uniting creative leaders to explore the intersection of Culture, Technology and Entrepreneurship. REMIX's multi-disciplinary approach uniquely brings together different industries to explore the big ideas that will shape the future of the booming cultural and creative industries, which have led it to be called the TED for the arts. REMIX uncovers the new opportunities for the cultural sector created by emerging technologies and changing consumer landscape and reveals the ingredients and infrastructure that are the building blocks of the world's leading creative cities.

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Website: www.vividsydney.com/events/remix

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NSW TrainLink

NSW Trains, Customer Relations Unit, Sydney,
Sydney, New South Wales 2000

NSW TrainLink's Regional services can now do even more than just connect you to destinations around New South Wales and Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne, but it can also connect you through an extensive train and coach network. It has now added Intercity services, for commuters and other travellers who need fast, efficient connections to Sydney.

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Email: sales.nswtrainlink@transport.nsw.gov.au
Website: www.nswtrainlink.info/
Phone: 61 13 0003 8500

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Executive Air

Hangar 273, Rearwin Place, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2200

Nothing beats the experience of a scenic flight or corporate charter in an Executive-Class Twin-Engine aircraft, which offers unparalleled safety and comfort. From the famous Palm Beach to the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains and the splendour of the Sydney Harbour. Fly with Executive Air today. Whether you require an economical executive twin, a private jet, or cargo aircraft charter, their specialists will create you the perfect solution, matching your requirements to the right aircraft. All of their charter flights are crewed by highly experienced commercial pilots.

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Email: enquiries@executiveair.com.au
Website: criddlegroup.com.au/executive-air/
Phone: 61 2 9707 3590
Mobile: 61 408 003 318

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Rover Coaches

231 Vincent Street , Hunter Valley Wine Country,
Cessnock, New South Wales 2325

Rover Coaches are a modern bus and coach hire company based in Cessnock in the Hunter Valley, NSW. They operate experienced Pokolbin and Lovedale winery tours, Australia wide holidays, Sydney sights, theatre, sports, events, excursions, and school transport. The company are leaders in conference transport and major outdoor event logistics. Rover Coaches has been a family owned business since 1925. Situated in the heart of the Hunter Valley Wine Country, Rover is one of the largest private bus companies in country New South Wales, operating a fleet of exceptional Mercedes Benz luxury coaches. Over 50 local services extend to Maitland, Newcastle and many villages around these major Hunter Valley cities. They connect to train services around the Hunter, to Sydney and beyond. They also transport over 3,000 children to schools around Cessnock and the Hunter Valley.

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Email: admin@rovercoaches.com.au
Website: www.rovercoaches.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4990 1699

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Premier Transport Group

10 Investigator Street, Shoalhaven Area,
Nowra, New South Wales 2541

Premier Transport Group is a major NSW passenger transport network including express, tour, and charter coach operations. Operating daily express coach services along Australia's East Coast between Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns and including all major NSW tourist destinations. A selection of Premier Travel Passes allow stopovers en route for periods of up to six months, particularly popular with the backpacker and youth travel market. Special tickets available for Pensioner/Seniors (conditions apply).

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Email: reservations@premierms.com.au
Website: www.premierms.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4423 5233

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Greens Northern Coaches

34 - 38 Hewitts Avenue, Wollongong Area,
Thirroul, New South Wales 2515

Greens Northern Coaches operate a regular bus service from Helensburgh Railway Station to Symbio Koala Gardens and Helensburgh Hindu Temple. These bus services meet City Rail train services at regular intervals. Greens Northern Coaches operate a regular tourist bus service along Grand Pacific Drive from the City of Wollongong through the Northern Villages in air-conditioned, easy access coaches. Luxury coach hire also available for group travel ranging from 50 to 57 and 65 seat belted, air-conditioned and conference equipped auto coaches. Open Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm. Closed weekends. Greens Northern Coaches is the most established and longest operating luxury tourist coach hire services in the City of Wollongong and surrounds with friendly and reliable staff.

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Email: Wayne@greensnortherncoaches.com.au
Website: www.greensnortherncoaches.com.au
Phone: 61 2 4267 3884

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Snow Alliance / Hummingbird Charters

Berridale, Snowy River Area,
Berridale, New South Wales 2628

Snow Alliance provides private transfers in luxury all wheel drive (AWD) vehicles and bus charters to the New South Wales Snowy Mountains region. Snow Alliance specialise in transfers to and from Canberra and Cooma Airport to the Snowy Mountains region during the ski season and during summer. Areas within the region include Thredbo, Perisher, Smiggins, Guthega, Selwyn, Jindabyne and Charlottes Pass. A large range of transport options is on offer to get you to your destination and the experienced and friendly drivers will ensure you get there safely. They operate 24 hours a day in both summer and winter.

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Email: book@snowalliance.com.au
Website: www.snowalliance.com.au
Mobile: 61 417 234 838

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Kombi Weddings

Philip Road, Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2103

Kombi Weddings offer a typically Australian transport option. Travel in their multi-award winning kombis for a fun, unique experience that can't be replicated. Kombi Weddings are appointed members of the Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA). You will be chauffeured by fully licensed drivers. Kombi hire for the Sydney metropolitan area. For your comfort and safety, there is a limit of five passengers per vehicle.

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Email: info@kombiweddings.com
Website: www.kombiweddings.com
Mobile: 61 411 094 294

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Cabxpress

43-45 Yass Road, Queanbeyan Area,
Queanbeyan, New South Wales 2620

Cabxpress has a large fleet of seven seater taxis to cater for groups of people traveling about Canberra. They micro-manage their morning Airport bookings to ensure you get your taxi on time. Wheelchair accessible passengers can use of fleet of large wheelchair accessible taxis to travel with comfort. The Cabexpress team of drivers will do everything they can to assist you. Internet bookings available on their website.

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Website: www.cabxpress.com.au
Phone: 61 2 6260 6011

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Canons Shuttles

Canons Shuttles, Shop 7, 216 Princess Highway , Sydney,
Sydney Suburbs, New South Wales 2224

Canons Shuttles offer airport and door-to-door mini bus services, comfortably seating from one to 24 passengers with luggage. Private chartering services are also available. Canons caters for groups and individuals and offer a family friendly service with child safety and booster seats available. There is always room for extras including excess luggage, surfboards, snow skis and more with the purpose built trailer on the back of the bus. Canons Shuttles services the downtown hotels, cruise ship transfers from Sydney airport, the Southern and South-west regions of Sydney, from Helensburgh in the south and Picton in the South-west, to all areas in between.

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Email: evan@canonsshuttles.com.au
Website: www.canonsshuttles.com.au
Phone: 61 2 9522 6868

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Yamba Airport Shuttle Service

Yamba, Yamba Area,
Yamba, New South Wales 2464

The Yamba Airport Shuttle Service (nine seater mini bus) provides transport between the towns of Yamba, Maclean and Ballina Airport - meeting Virgin and Jetstar Flights. The shuttle service operates on bookings only. Home pick-up and drop-off are available in Yamba. Please refer to the service details for other pick-up and drop-off points. Enquiries for all flights are welcome. Bookings essential.

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Mobile: 61 428 055 479

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The Limousine Line - Chauffeured Transport

3 Wavell Avenue, Baulkham Hills Area,
Carlingford, New South Wales 2118

The Limousine Line has been providing affordable ground transport solutions including airport, corporate and leisure transport services in Sydney since 1995. They aim to provide a safe, reliable, and first class chauffeured transport service, and are committed to providing an exemplary service every time. Whether you desire corporate transportation, airport transfers,a personalised tour, or planning a special occasion, their goal is to have you, the customer know that you are their number one priority. They specialise in personalised and tailored tours of Sydney and surrounds, the Hunter Valley and regional NSW. Their fleet of modern vehicles will cater to all your travel requirements for individuals or large groups. They are committed to developing and maintaining long term relationships with their clients, providing them with a hassle free, reliable, and efficient chauffeur service throughout Australia.

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Email: bookings@limousineline.com.au
Website: www.limousineline.com.au
Phone: 61 4 1121 1400
Mobile: 61 411 211 400

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Barretts Charter Coaches

29 Richmond Street , Hunter Valley Wine Country,
Kitchener, New South Wales 2325

Travel with one of Barretts Charter Coaches' friendly knowlegdeable transport professionals. They are here to assist you with your group travel requirements - specialising in group sizes over 25. They can assist you with your group travel requirements from a simple one way dinner transfer to a two week adventure. Find out how they can make your travel plans a breeze! They can provide coaches for sightseeing and theatre tours, Seniors group tours, Probus group tours, sporting teams, school and educational groups, and short and long distance tours. Full day private group coach hire is their specialty. They can also provide buses for bucks and hens nights, wedding transfers, race days, birthdays and pub crawls, sporting teams, paintball groups, go karts and vineyard tours. Seat belted, air conditioned and rest room equipped coaches available on request. Kitchener Bus Depot is home to 'The Mighty Tiger' bus.

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Email: coaches@kitchenerbusdepot.com
Website: www.kitchenerbusdepot.com
Phone: 61 2 4990 4410

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