Welcome to Central NSW

Over the hills and not too far away is Central NSW, and it’s brimming with adventure.

Well known for its food, wine, and events, there is a good chance you’ll have scenic trails, lookouts, swim spots, and campgrounds all to yourself in this region.

Central NSW is idllyic for a long weekend, so chuck the tent in the boot, the bikes on the back, and strap in for a wild time out west!


When To Go

Central NSW has something going for it all year round.

During spring the place is full of wildflowers and the paddocks are bursting with canola.

Summer can get pretty hot, but just come prepared! There are plenty of spots to cool off.

How To Get There

Central NSW is tucked in just behind the Blue Mountains and stretches from Oberon and Bathurst out to Forbes, Parkes, and Lachlan Shire, and down to Grenfell and Cowra.

From Sydney either drive through the Blue Mountains, or head down the Hume Highway and take the Lachlan Valley Way turnoff.

Essential Gear

To make the most out of your time in Central NSW, we recommend bringing;

  • Bikes! Mountain, road or gravel
  • Hiking shoes
  • Kayaks
  • Swimmers
  • Camping gear
  • A top-tier playlist
  • A car full of mates!
  • Cash for all the country bakeries

So, what are you doing this weekend? Pop over the mountains and lap up the big skies, wide open spaces, and sense of freedom that’s a given in Central NSW.


We acknowledge that this adventure is located on Wiradjuri the traditional Country of the Wiradjuri people who have occupied and cared for this land for thousands of years. We pay our respects to them as the Traditional Custodians and recognise that sovereignty was never ceded.


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