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Great Outdoors in New South Wales

Mama Holiday

Mama Holiday: the retro holiday

Tracey Spicer Kitchy, retro, flashback, call it what you will, but family holidays have taken on a '70s 'flare'.

Sydney

Taronga Zoo Roar and Snore: Backyard bliss

overnight stay and walk

Nina Karnikowski Nina Karnikowski discovers a different side of Sydney when she takes a holiday at home.

NSW

Port Macquarie horseriding: Saddling up with nature

riding at Cassegrain Wines

Daniel Scott It rains, but the outdoor adventures keep coming at Port Macquarie, writes Daniel Scott.

NSW

Western Plains Zoofari Lodge review: Out of Africa, in Dubbo

Zoofari Lodge

Western Plains' Zoofari Lodges takes camping to a new level, writes Tim Barlass.

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Five unforgettable beaches

Travel author Lee Atkinson has seen a lot of beautiful beaches. Here are five she'll never forget.

Australia's top five best national parks

Wilsons Promontory, Victoria. Granite headlands, undeveloped beaches, rivers, walking trails and wildlife. The reason it tops the list is its unique mix of wilderness and luxury accommodation.

Lee Atkinson has visited 150 of Australia's national parks. Here, she reveals her five favourites.

Travellers Tips

Tips

Clearing the trails back to our national parks

Large parts of Kosciuszko National Park were previously off limits.

Jane E. Fraser New tours, accommodation and safari-style camping are part of the campaign to get more of us to explore the wilderness at our doorstep.

Q&A

Your questions

My partner and I did a New Zealand walk where you can stay in rustic huts? Is there anything similar in NSW?

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Travel News

Drunk tour driver terrifies passengers in the Top End

Darwin Mitchell St

9:37am | Alarmed tourists in a Darwin minivan called police when they realised their female driver was showing signs of intoxication.

No nudes is bad news for Germany's nudists

5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

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