32 Best Weekend Getaways from Sydney Story

By Alli Sewell

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Introduction

32 Best Weekend Getaways from Sydney Story

Sydney in New South Wales is one of the largest and most well-known (and most-visited)...

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Weekend getaway 1

Coffs Harbour

Located on New South Wales' north coast, Coffs Harbour is a beach town that's ideal...

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Weekend getaway 2

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie is a small town on the Hastings River found within four hours of...

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Weekend getaway 3

Barrington Tops

Barrington Tops is an adventure or nature lover's dream getaway location. The area is covered...

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Weekend getaway 4

Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a further trip from Sydney. Located in southeastern New South Wales on...

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Weekend getaway 5

Seal Rocks

Seal Rocks is a seaside village on the Barrington Coast. It’s a recommended Sydney weekend...

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Weekend getaway 6

Hawks Nest

Hawks Nest is another cute seaside town in New South Wales. It’s a lovely weekend...

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Weekend getaway 7

Port Stephens

Port Stephens is a coastal town located two and a half hours from Sydney. Along...

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Weekend getaway 8

Newcastle

Newcastle is a harbor city located about a two and a half-hour drive from Sydney....

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Weekend getaway 9

Mudgee

Mudgee is a country town with lots of activities located in the northwest of Sydney....

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Weekend getaway 10

Orange

Orange is known for its produce and wine production, making it an optimal weekend getaway...

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Weekend getaway 11

Hawkesbury River

Located just north of Sydney, Hawkesbury River is a close weekend trip being only an...

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Weekend getaway 12

Lake Macquarie

Located just over an hour and a half from Sydney, Lake Macquarie is a superb...

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Weekend getaway 13

Northern Beaches

The Northern Beaches make up a 40km stretch of coastline just outside of Sydney. As...

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Weekend getaway 14

Pearl Beach

Pearl Beach is a cute beachside village that’s ideal for a weekend away from Sydney....

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Weekend getaway 15

Oberon

Oberon is a historic mining town located just under three hours, when driving, from Sydney....

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Weekend getaway 16

Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains offer amazing scenery including rugged mountain ranges and canyons and vast eucalyptus...

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Weekend getaway 17

Bundeena

This coastal village on the outskirts of Sydney is ideal for nature lovers and those...

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Weekend getaway 18

Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands is made up of villages including Bowral and Mittagong. It’s located an...

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Weekend getaway 19

Wollongong

Located 80 km, or an hour and 20-minute drive from Sydney, Wollongong in the Illawarra...

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Weekend getaway 20

Robertson

Robertson is a rural country village located in the Southern Highlands and is an excellent...

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Weekend getaway 21

Berry

Berry is a small historic village in the Shoalhaven wine region of New South Wales....

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Bundanoon

Located in the Southern Highlands, Bundanoon is about a 90-minute to two-hour drive from Sydney....

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Weekend getaway 23

Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley is a small town of under 1,000 residents located about a two-hour drive...

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Weekend getaway 24

Mollymook

Mollymook is a small and quiet town on New South Wales’ south coast with a...

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Ulladulla

Ulladulla is a coastal town close to Mollymook. Whether you combine a visit with a...

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Weekend getaway 26

Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay is a coastal village located next to a 102 km bay. The area...

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Bawley Point

Another great short break from Sydney is a trip to Bawley Point. This coastal hamlet...

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Bermagui

Bermagui, located on New South Wales' South Coast in the Bega Valley Shire, is a...

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Jindabyne

Jindabyne, located in south-east New South Wales, is about a five-hour drive from Sydney. The...

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Weekend getaway 30

Perisher Valley

For those looking to undertake some winter sports, Mount Perisher in Perisher Valley in the...

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Weekend getaway 31

Canberra

Canberra, Australia's capital city, is only a three-hour drive from Sydney making it one of...

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Melbourne

Although Melbourne may seem a little far for a weekend getaway from Sydney, it’s easily...

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Conclusion

In Summary

Sydney is conveniently located next to many unique weekend getaway locations. Whether you live in...

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