TOP 10 MOTORHOME HIRE DRIVES & ADVENTURES IN NEW SOUTH WALES
Home to Australia’s famous capital of Sydney, New South Wales is bursting with cutting-edge culinary experiences, Aboriginal culture and history, fantastic surf beaches, wineries and family-friendly activities. This diverse Australian state provides a fantastic environment to enjoy your Cruisin’ motorhome adventure. Once you have collected your motorhome rental vehicle, navigate up or down one or two of our recommended top ten motorhome hire drives and adventures
1. The Grand Pacific Drive –
This 140-metre coastal drive from the south of Sydney is an absolute must for anyone embarking on a New South Wales motorhome or campervan journey. This idyllic stretch of road curves past pristine beaches, boutique coastal towns and crosses the awe-inspiring Sea Cliff Bridge on its way to Wollongong. Pull up between Coalcliff and Clifton to experience spectacular vistas of the bridge and drink in the fresh coastal air. Other must see destinations along the way include Royal National Park, the second oldest national park in the world, and the delightful holiday destination of Shoalhaven.
2. The Great Blue Mountain Drive –
If you’re seeking a natural high on your motorhome adventure, don’t hesitate to make your way to the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains. Along the way you will encounter some of the state’s most majestic attractions including the Jenolan Caves, the world’s most magnificent cave formation. Take an award winning tour or experience fun-filled adventure caving. Other highlights along the way include Mount Tomah Botanical Gardens and of course the awe-inspiring Blue Mountains themselves.
3. Poacher’s Way –
Food and wine enthusiasts won’t want to miss out on experiencing this cultural motorhome adventure amid rolling countryside. Stop off along the way and sample some of Australia’s most mouth-watering gourmet smoked meats. This drive is based around the towns of Yass, Hall, Gundaroo and Murrumbateman and winds through some of the most attractive countryside in the state. Stop at The Poachers Pantry for an unbeatable gourmet experience and sample a variety of wines at the area’s best vineyards.
4. Waterfall Way –
This route will take you through World Heritage listed rainforests including Dorrigo National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests, and impressive Cathedral Rock. The motorhome tour begins in the popular coastal town of Coffs Harbour and delves into the rustic tablelands of the New England region. You’ll experience a diverse range of open plains, rainforest and scenic countryside. Visit the Tablelands most idyllic waterfalls and sample a range of fresh produce along the way from quality markets and hidden cafes.
5. The Long Paddock Touring Route –
This historic and unique touring route following the 610 kilometres of the Cobb Highway weaves past the Murray, Murrumbidgee, Lachlan, Edward and Darling Rivers and the towns of Broken Hill, Bourke and White Cliffs. This motorhome adventure route showcases some of Australia’s most iconic and diverse landscapes. Enjoy a true outback experience and stop by the Shear Outback Visitors Centre on the Cobb Highway or enjoy a day in the outback with Silver City Outback Adventure Tours in Broken Hill.
6. Kosciuszko Alpine Way –
This motorhome adventure starts in ACT’s capital of Canberra and finishes in the quaint town of Albury on the Victorian border. From Canberra you will venture through to the majestic Snowy Mountains, Thredbo and Cooma towards unique Khancoban. On the way enjoy the resounding beauty of Kosciuszko National Park, visit historic towns and experience amazing mountain views.
7. Legendary Pacific Coast Drive –
The true beauty of the New South Wales coast shines on this coastal adventure from Sydney to Brisbane. Jump from one magnificent surf beach to the next and stop along the way to interact with friendly Australian locals in small towns perched atop of rolling green hills. Have your photo next to the iconic Big Banana, get up close and personal with a crocodile at Australian Reptile Park and fill your lungs with fresh coastal air at Cape Byron Headland and Lighthouse.
8. The Rainforest Way –
Sit back in your motorhome and relax as you drive amid the states most scenic rainforest. Start the motorhome or campervan tour in Casino, Kyogle, Lismore or Murwillumbah and delve into the World Heritage listed rainforest area. Witness native Australian flora and fauna and marvel at magnificent Mount Warning. Get lost in old-world villages and enjoy a pure nature motorhome experience.
9. Snowys Valley Way –
Become lost in the magic of the Snowy Mountain foothills from Gundagai to Beechworth. This 300 kilometre drive is dotted with spectacular scenery and authentic country towns. In NSW the route will take you through Gundagai, Tumut and Tumbarumba before crossing the border into country Victoria. Sample cool climate wine, enjoy live music at the atmospheric pubs along the way and dine in a range of homely country restaurants.
10. 100-Mile Diet –
This scenic motorhome drive was made for lovers of food and wine. On this tour you will adventure through Orange, Cowra, Dubbo and Lithgow sampling fine Australian home-grown produce on the way. Visit Leaning Oak Winery and Dairy, enjoy the exotic animals at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and drink in the tranquillity of Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre.