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Sydney Getaways

Exploring NSW Grand Pacific Drive

Sydney to Wollongong via the Grand Pacific Drive – NSW’s Answer to the Great Ocean Road in Victoria (193km return to Sydney) This weekend away starts with one of Australia’s newer tourist routes, The Grand Pacific Drive. Officially the drive starts about 30km north of the city centre at the …. Continue reading


Exploring Palm Beach and its Walks

Palm Beach is well known in the UK as the setting of the Australia’s longest running soap opera Home and Away.  It is also very popular as a beach getaway for well-off Sydneysiders. A short visit will show you why. Palm Beach and Barrenjoey Lighthouse – The “home” of Home …. Continue reading


Where to swim in Sydney Harbour

If you fancy a swim during your stay in the city these harbour side pools are all within easy reach of the city each with its own charm and history. 6 Harbour Side Pools in Sydney Andrew “Boy” Charlton Pool – Woolloomooloo Bay  You will find the Andrew “Boy” Charlton …. Continue reading

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Secret Sydney Harbour Beaches

Visit one of these relatively secret Sydney Harbour Beaches and get off the beaten track! Every guidebook you read will tell you that you must visit Bondi and Manly but if your itinerary allows it why not try to visit one of these less known Sydney Harbour beaches and see …. Continue reading