Visit the Southern Highlands

Your next destination to visit.

Take time to enjoy a short break and relax, escape, unwind, reconnect, celebrate, rejuvenate, relocate or do business in the Southern Highlands.

We love to share all the great things for families and here are just a few resources for families visiting the region.

Visit the Southern Highlands

Make the Southern Highlands your next short break destination, and you will find a treasure trove of destination attractions, like award winning restaurants and wineries, magnificent gardens, rare antiques, authentic heritage and amazing natural wonders.

Destination NSW

Discover the Southern Highlands in Country NSW.

There’s something for every kind of traveller in the Southern Highlands of NSW, a long- favoured escape for Sydneysiders. The cooler, more temperate climate and picture perfect villages set amongst green rolling hills and forest reserves have been attracting visitors for more than 140 years.

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The Fold Southern Highlands is your guide to all the great stuff going on in the Southern Highlands, NSW. What’s on, a local business directory, articles, local jobs board and so much more!

Family Activities to do in the South Coast

With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to start your South Coast adventure so we have provided the essentials to help you kick off your travel plans!

Here are some fantastic websites with updated information on family and child friendly activities in the South Coast.

The South Coast of NSW attracts thousands of families each year, Out & About with Kids highlights all the outdoor activities that families can enjoy together.

Active Activities is an online marketplace where you can find activities and events for children. We hope you find something that is enjoyable for your children and the whole family.

Holidays with Kids is a fantastic resource for family activities throughout the South Coast including what to do, where to go and food that children will love.

Book a Babysitter4 Easy Steps to save the date

Visiting families and friends can arrange for a group Babysitting service to care for the children, so that parents can have an entire day or night child-free. Children will be cared for by experienced, professional Nannies and Babysitters who step in where you leave off.

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Wedding NanniesPersonalised childcare packages

Shoalhaven Nannies have reputable and professional expertise in Wedding Services for the Wedding Couple and guests. We work with families and children in hotels or accommodation venues and at weddings, catering for a variety of ages and different group sizes.

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Corporate NanniesTailored to the needs of each client

Southern Highlands Nannies have reputable and professional expertise in Wedding Services for the Wedding Couple and guests. We work with families and children in hotels or accommodation venues and at weddings, catering for a variety of ages and different group sizes.

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Top 10 Family Activities in the Southern Highlands

The Southern Highlands has some wonderful activities to keep all the family members happy.

Here are Destination Southern Highlands top 10 family activities!

From Bush Walks, Museums, wonderful parks and more.

Fitzroy Falls

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Stunning waterfalls, bushwalks, picnic areas and Visitor Centre. Fitzroy Falls has it all.

The Bradman Centre

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Fun and entertainment for the whole family. A cricket experience like no other.

Glow Worm Glen

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Glow Worm Glen is located in the Bundanoon section of the Morton National Park. A great evening activity for the whole family!

Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures

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Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures – Home to Australia’s highest zipline Tour and incredible Treetop Walk experience.

Trees Adventure Nowra

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Illawarra Fly Treetop Adventures – Home to Australia’s highest zipline Tour and incredible Treetop Walk experience.

Imaginarta

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Imaginarta – The Australian Puppet Centre Inc.

A puppet centre in the Southern Highlands.

NSW Rail Museum

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NSW Rail Museum has the largest collection of heritage rolling stock, state-of-the-art facilities, interactive exhibits and so much more, you don’t want to miss a day out at the NSW Rail Museum.

Lolly Swagman

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“Sweets, treats; indulgences for kids of all ages, featuring Mrs Swag’s yummy fudge”

Step into the wonderful world of sweets, treats and indulgences and come and travel back in time to those good old days of the corner lolly shop!

Farm Club Australia

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The Farm Shop and Cafe showcase local food, sourcing our products from local producers and providing an opportunity to taste them on our seasonal menu in the Cafe and then take them home with you from the Farm Shop.

Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum

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The museum has talking history and visual displays. Visit the dairy, forge, school house, settler’s cottage, Archie Chittick Museum, war remembrance room and much more.

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