Country NSW

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Acclaimed wine regions and exhilarating outdoor adventures

Country NSW is magnificently diverse with World Heritage wilderness, dams that resemble giant inland lakes, historical towns, acclaimed wine regions and exhilarating outdoor adventures just ready for the taking.

Water-skiers, canoeists, bushwalkers and mountain-bike riders flock to the region for its infinite treasures. Others come for the first-rate fishing, to try their hand at gold panning, or simply to bask in the wide and starry skies while camping in the great outdoors.

Central West NSW: Cudgegong RiverLake BurrendongMookerawa WatersGrabine LakesideWyangala Waters

Stay at one of our Reflections Holiday Parks in country NSW and enjoy all that the Central West NSW has to offer: a region steeped in history, breathtaking landscapes with endless walking trails and waterways to explore, and an unwavering spirit of great country hospitality.

Things to see and do:

South West NSW: Burrinjuck Waters

From incredible caves to historic walking tracks, South West NSW is full of hidden gems that make it an ideal holiday destination for a family trip in country NSW.

Things to see and do:

  • Visit Yass Valley, north west of Canberra, for its historical sites and museums.
  • Explore Careys Caves and the Hume and Hovell Track
  • Bring the fishing gear and boat and explore Lake Burrinjuck, one of the world’s largest irrigation dams, or enjoy a scenic tour on board the NV Getaway.

New England: Copeton WatersLake Keepit

Encompassing the country towns of Tamworth, Gunnedah, Armidale and Inverell, the New England region offers plenty of options for venturesome travellers.

Things to see and do:

  • Visit Tamworth during the country music festival, or explore the town’s country music landmarks.
  • Jump into the treasures of Lake Keepit, popular for its water sports and outdoor recreation.
  • Visit Inverell, famous for its rich history, beautifully restored buildings and its production of gemstones, earning it the nickname the ‘Sapphire City’.
  • Pack a picnic and take in the stunning views of Macintyre Falls, or enjoy a scenic drive along the Gwydir River.
  • Bring the bike and test out the trails on the 11km mountain bike track at Copeton Dam.

Upper Hunter: Lake Glenbawn

Two hours north of Newcastle, the country town of Scone and the spectacular Lake Glenbawn are a popular haven for bushwalking, water-skiing and fishing enthusiasts.

Things to see and do:

  • Enjoy a heritage walk though Muswellbrook and admire the historic buildings dating back to the 1800s.
  • Take a day trip to the old Scottish heritage town of Aberdeen.
  • Check out the Australian Stock Horse Society Museum in Scone, or if you’re visiting in May, visit the Scone Cup (NSW’s biggest day of country racing).
  • Spend a relaxing day fishing at Lake Glenbawn, or picnic in nearby National Parks.