New South Wales

Looking for the best chillin in New South Wales? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around New South Wales. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top Chillin Spots in and near New South Wales

  • Wentworth Falls, New South Wales

    Hike to Wentworth Falls

    5.0
    While you are on Highway 32 (away from Sydney) you will look for Falls Road on the right (heading south). Follow this until you get to the parking lot. Once to the parking lot follow signs for the National Pass trail.Hike down a cliff edge carved into the stone, and follow it all the way to the...
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  • Wollongong, New South Wales

    Explore Wattamolla Picnic Area

    4.4
    When you’re looking for a quick and rewarding day trip that's not too far away, head to Wattamolla picnic area in Royal National Park. With loads of options to keep everyone happy, this is a popular place to base yourself while you’re exploring the park.Relax in the calm waters of the lagoon, unp...
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  • Bondi Beach, New South Wales

    Hike the Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

    4.3
    4.1 mi / 700 ft gain
    The Basics: Australia's pristine beaches and coastlines are probably its main tourism attraction, and one of the most famous beaches is Bondi Beach in Sydney. It is only 45 minutes by train from Sydney Intl. Airport, or 2-3 train stops from Downtown Sydney. From Central Station, take the T4 line ...
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  • Hassans Walls, New South Wales

    Catch a Sunrise at Hassans Walls Lookout

    5.0
    An incredible lookout over Lithgow valley from 1160m elevation. Perfect for viewing the sunrise or sunset over the mountains. A short drive up an unpaved road takes you right to the lookout with a car park onsite, plus spot for disabled parking. Two picnic sheds with 4 tables each. 
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  • Bundeena, New South Wales

    Hike to Wedding Cake Rock

    4.0
    3.1 mi
    The trailhead is located about 30 minutes outside of Sydney, NSW in the Royal National Park.Finding the trailhead was a bit difficult as Google Maps had taken us (as well as others we met along the way) to a different trail head in the park. So make sure you know where the trailhead is before you...
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  • Tintenbar, New South Wales

    Explore Killen Falls

    4.0
    In the rolling green hills 35 minutes southwest of Byron Bay is the sleepy town of Tintenbar, home to Killen Falls. At the end of Killen Falls Drive is a carpark and a walking track that leads past Emigrant Creek Dam to the base of a beautiful waterfall and a partial cave just waiting to be explo...
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  • Fingal Head, New South Wales

    Photograph Australia's Giant's Causeway

    5.0
    Just an hour and a half drive from brisbane you will find the little town of Fingal Heads. Park at the end of the Lighthouse Parade Rd and follow the Fingal Lighthouse Track out towards the water and explore from there.Some of the most beautiful beaches Australia has to offer are just along here,...
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  • Byron Bay, New South Wales

    Explore Cape Byron

    5.0
    Cape Byron is Australia's most easterly point and next to one of Australia's most vibrant surf towns, Byron Bay.  This adventure is a no brainer if you are are in Byron Bay.  Try to go there during sunset or sunrise for the ultimate views, I'd recommend checking it out during sunrise as it gets r...
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  • Seal Rocks, New South Wales

    Camp and Surf in Seal Rocks

    5.0
    Just a three-hour, 280km drive north of Sydney is the sleepy town of Seal Rocks. Meandering round the tight bends to the end of the headland, you’ll find yourself a 10-minute walk from the picturesque lighthouse, which offers views up and down the deserted coastline.There is a small holiday park ...
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  • Coalcliff, New South Wales

    Coalcliff Rock Pools

    Play around in this lovely seawater pool or get your goggles on and do some laps in this scenic pool. Safe and fun for all swimmers, it's also the perfect place to cool off and admire the Sea Cliff Bridge from below. Walk south along the rock platform (make sure the tide isn't too high) to find s...
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  • Kanangra Walls Lookout, New South Wales

    Catch the Sunrise at Kanangra Walls

    0.6 mi / 65.6 ft gain
    The Drive Kanangra Walls is a 220km drive from Sydney. Expect to take 3 1/2 hours + add some time for a pit stop. The easiest way to navigate here is to use your GPS and head for Boyd River Campground. This will take you along the Great Western Highway through the Blue Mountains til you reach the...
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  • Patonga, New South Wales

    Warrah Lookout

    Drink your morning coffee with incredible panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Hawkesbury River. Drive to Patonga and from the end of the beach follow the trailhead signs to Pearl Beach. A steep incline for the first 10-15 minutes of the walk will get the legs burning. Once it starts to plate...
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  • Esk, New South Wales

    Camp at Black Rocks Campground

    3.0
    This is a great place to explore - the beach is quite large and has some beautiful places to watch the waves or jump in. There are also lots of walks such as the 8km Jerusalem Creek Walk, which you can find instructions for in the link below:  http://www.nationalparks.nsw.g... Make sure to book a...
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  • Wildes Meadow, New South Wales

    Swim at Belmore Falls

    2 mi / 426.5 ft gain
    Belmore Falls is Plunge Type waterfall with three drops estimated at 77–130 metres. There is secret track that leads you down to the bottom of the water where you will be able to swim underneath the waterfall. Duration of walk to the bottom of the water is 40mins - 1hour 
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  • Bell, New South Wales

    Thor's Head, Asgard Swamp.

    4 mi / 1000.7 ft gain
    This track starts with a dirt road turn off of the Great Western Highway onto Victoria Falls Road, note: you will need a four wheel drive or capable car, nothing small. There is a beautiful lookout at the end of this road, but you want to pull over at the sign that says "Thor's Head, Asgard Swamp...
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  • Monga, New South Wales

    Hike the Corn Trail in Monga NP

    9.3 mi
    I highly recommended you walk the trail from top to bottom, arranging to leave your vehicle or to be picked up from the bottom carpark on No Name Mountain Rd. (Its a killer walk the other way!) Allow a minimum of 5 - 6hrs depending on your fitness. There are 2 starting points for the Corn Trail, ...
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