17 Best Things to Do in Port Macquarie (Full Guide)

Things to do in Port Macquarie

A complete guide to the best things to do in Port Macquarie, from coastal tracks, beaches and waterfalls, to museums, scenic lookouts, and great food.

The Port Macquarie region is a tourist-friendly destination on the Mid North Coast, located at the mouth of the Hastings River, halfway between Sydney and the Gold Coast.

The town of Port Macquarie is known for its unique coastal and river setting, complemented by an unspoilt hinterland and a moderate climate. This makes Port Macquarie the perfect location for a short holiday, with lots of things to see and do.

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11 Best Things to Do in Leura

Things to do in Leura

A guide to the best things to do in Leura in the Blue Mountains, from scenic lookouts to walking trails and unique sights.

Leura is a small suburb nestled between Wentworth Falls and Katoomba, approximately 100 km west of the Sydney CBD. The village centre is home to a great variety of restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, and galleries.

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Where to Play Padel in Sydney and Australia

Padel in Sydney and Australia

Padel is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, yet it is still very much unknown in Sydney and in Australia as a whole.

While you won’t have any issue finding a padel court in many European countries, Australia still has a lot of catching up to do. And that’s where we come in.

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11 Best Places for Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Sydney

Stand up paddle boarding locations in Sydney

Stand-up paddle boarding is one of the fastest growing water sports, and for good reasons. With a bit of practice, anyone can take up this sport and start exercising in the great outdoors.

If you’re living in Sydney, there is no shortage of scenic spots to go for a stand-up paddling session, with such a long coastline, so many bays, and various lakes at your doorstep.

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15 Best Things to Do in Manly (Complete Guide)

Things to do in Manly

A complete guide to the best things to do in Manly, from scenic lookout points and walking trails to historical sites and quiet beaches.

Manly and Bondi are home to Sydney’s two best-known beaches, but the two are very different in many aspects. We’re not going to turn this article into a comparison piece, but if we had to highlight one key difference, it would be the noticeable difference in atmosphere.

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15 Best Things to Do in Jervis Bay and Surrounds

Things to do in Jervis Bay

A guide with the 15 best things to do in Jervis Bay, from scenic coastal tracks and lookouts to historic lighthouses and unique rock formations.

The name Jervis Bay refers to a village as well as to a large oceanic bay on the South Coast of New South Wales.

It has long been one of the most popular holiday destinations for Sydney-siders, with lots of beautiful beaches and national parks nearby to explore.

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10 Best Things to Do in Narrabri and Surrounds

Things to do in Narrabri

The top 10 attractions and activities in Narrabri and its surrounding area, from scenic walking tracks and lookouts to educational museums and unique sights.

Narrabri is a small town in the North West Slopes region of New South Wales, located approximately 550 km northwest of Sydney.

Surrounded by various national parks, the town is the perfect base for outdoor enthusiasts to spend a few days exploring.

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35 Best Things to Do in the Blue Mountains

Things to do in the Blue Mountains

A guide with 35 of the best things to do in the Blue Mountains to help you decide where to go and how best to spend your time in Sydney’s most popular national park.

Millions of people head to Sydney’s west each year to visit the Blue Mountains. Loved by tourists and local Sydney-siders alike, the Blue Mountains region is one of the most popular weekend destinations in New South Wales.

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9 Best Yum Cha Restaurants in Sydney

Best Sydney yum cha restaurants

Yum cha is a Chinese dining experience like no other, and luckily Sydney has no shortage of restaurants where you can enjoy tasty prawn dumplings, pork buns, braised chicken feet, and custard tarts.

We have visited and reviewed nine of the best yum cha restaurants in Sydney, based on variety of food, quality of service provided, atmosphere, pricing, and so much more.

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5 Best Sydney Harbour Cruises (Lunch and Dinner)

Best Sydney Harbour cruises (lunch and dinner)

Reviews of five of the best Sydney Harbour cruises, lunch and dinner, based on value for money, duration, inclusions, route, and tour operator.

The incredible Sydney Harbour is one of Australia’s biggest tourist drawcards. One of the best ways to take in all the popular sights and natural beauty of the Harbour is by doing a cruise.

While a Sydney Harbour cruise may not be for everyone, it certainly is a fun and exciting way to fully appreciate the beautiful things our Harbour has to offer.

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15 Best Things to Do in Orange and Surrounds

Things to do in Orange NSW

A guide to the 15 best things to do in Orange and its surrounding area, from walking tracks and lookouts to wineries and waterfalls.

Orange is a town in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, located 250 km west of Sydney. The city and surrounding area are characterised by rolling hills, large vineyards, heritage buildings and national parks.

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10 Best Skate Parks in Sydney

Sydney skate parks

A guide with ten of the best Sydney skate parks you should go and check out, based on insider reviews, features, location, facilities, and more.

Skateboarding is a fantastic way to be active and social, while also improving your coordination, balancing, and agility skills. Sydney, however, isn’t the most suitable city to go skateboarding on the streets.

Luckily though, for Sydney and New South Wales residents, the number of skate parks in and around our wonderful city is growing, with more facilities being built in various suburbs and parks.

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10 Best Off Leash Dog Parks in Sydney

Off leash dog parks in Sydney

Dogs need exercise to stay healthy and well-behaved, and luckily, in Sydney, we have access to many great parks where dogs can hang out and socialise.

While dogs must be on a lead in most of those parks, there are also quite a few dog-friendly parks where dogs can go off-leash, either during set hours or at all times.

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15 Best Things to Do in Kiama and Surrounds

Things to do in Kiama

A guide with the 15 best attractions and activities in Kiama and surrounds, from scenic coastal walks and lookouts to beautiful beaches and trendy markets.

Kiama is a town in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, located about 120 km south of Sydney. The town and surrounding area are characterised by beautiful coastal cliffs, scenic beaches, and panoramic vantage points.

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11 Best Free Museums in Sydney

Free museums in Sydney

Visiting a museum or art gallery can be educational and entertaining for both kids and adults, and is a great way to spend a lazy afternoon.

Sydney has no shortage of museums and art galleries, but what’s great is that some of these museums offer free admission, making them accessible to more people.

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9 Best Go Karting Tracks in Sydney (Indoor and Outdoor)

Sydney go karting tracks

A guide with the nine best go-kart racing tracks in Sydney, indoor as well as outdoor, where you and your mates can get that adrenaline pumping.

Go-karting is a fun and exciting sport that is suitable for all ages, and luckily, there are quite a few race venues to choose from in Sydney.

Each twist, each turn, and each burst of speed on these go-karting tracks is a love letter to thrill-seekers and speed junkies alike. With circuits catering to rookies and professionals, these tracks are not just arenas for races. They are grand stages where fun, challenge, and excitement play the leading roles.

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18 Things to Do in Lithgow and Surrounding Area

Things to do in Lithgow

The 18 best attractions and activities in and around Lithgow, from historic sites and museums to exciting walking tracks and lookouts.

Lithgow is a historic town located on the western edge of the Blue Mountains, approximately two hours driving from Sydney via the Great Western Highway or the Bells Line of Road.

The town has a rich industrial history and is surrounded by various national parks, such as the Gardens of Stone National Park, the Wollemi National Park, and the Blue Mountains National Park.

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10 Scenic Running Tracks in Sydney (+ Fun Runs)

Scenic running tracks in Sydney

Sydney is not just great for hiking; it’s also the perfect city to go out for a nice run. Blessed with an almost ideal climate, Sydney is home to several scenic running tracks that take in beautiful bays, parks, ocean cliffs, and famous landmarks.

Sydney also organises various fun runs each year to encourage people of all ages and fitness levels to go out and have a go at running.

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16 Best Dog Friendly Walks in Sydney

Dog friendly walks in Sydney

A guide to 16 of the best dog-friendly walks in Sydney, from adventurous bushwalking trails to short and easy walking tracks.

Sydney is home to countless walking trails, ranging from scenic coastal trails with fantastic views to adventurous bushwalks in National Parks.

Sadly though, dogs are not allowed into Sydney’s National Parks, not even on a lead, which means they’re missing out on great scenery and exciting walking tracks. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go out hiking with your four-legged companion.

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