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Exploring the Inland Waters of NSW

 

So many places to visit and things to see across the Inland Waters of NSW. Our Inland Waters Holiday  Parks are the perfect place to enjoy the abundance of unspoiled bushland. Use our trip planner to find out more about each area and plan the perfect road trip. The planner will give you the distance between locations and if you click the explore an area there are plenty of suggestions on things to do. Then just book the nearest park and off you go! We’d love to hear about your adventure.

 

Distances from major cities

 

 

Explore the Inland Waters using the Inland Waters Holiday Parks website  

 

 

Copeton Waters

This is the perfect spot to water ski, wake-board, sail and kayak. Plenty to do for the whole family including splash park, jumping pillow, playground and kiosk. For the fisher folk, fish for cod, golden perch, catfish, silver perch & redfin, it’s the best place in Australia to catch a 1m Murray Cod!

 

At Copeton Waters you can enjoy bush walking, bird watching and photography. Capture the kangaroos, deer and emus. At night enjoy the beauty of the everlasting stars from beside a rustic campfire.

 

There is tennis, golf and mountain bike trails. Or, try you luck in the heart one of the richest sapphire areas in the world. There is so much to see and do at nearby Inverell including the pioneer village, boutique shopping and a selection of coffee shops.

 

 

 

Lake Keepit

Frolic in the water features, or pack a picnic to enjoy on the foreshores of the Lake. This park is renowned for hunting the the elusive and very beautiful Murray Cod. There are 3 boat ramps to access the water or hire a kayak or boat and enjoy a day on the lake.

 

Visit one of the many small towns and enjoy some country hospitality. Discover the Manilla Heritage Museum, that preserves a collection of antiques and family history, or visit the Quirindi Rural Heritage Village and miniature railway. You will delight in observing the vintage machinery and lots more. Then, take a drive to Tambar Springs and discover rich agricultural vistas, rural village charm and rare dinosaur bones.

 

 

 

 

Lake Glenbawn

Camp on the foreshore and enjoy the spectacular sunrise over the lake. Wake in time to fish Lake Glenbawn, home of the Big Bass. A nature lovers dream and bushwalkers delight, you can explore and observe this habitat for over 100 species of birds.

 

Take a short scenic drive through some of the best wineries Australia has to offer, or visit fine horse studs, Scone is the home of the thoroughbred. At this park you can spread out, relax and enjoy the peace & quiet that of the spacious surrounds.

 

Water ski, paddle, sail mountain bike or just relax. You will find the perfect way to enjoy your time.

 

 

 

 

Cudgegong River

Prospect for Gold, enjoy the Mudgee Markets or visit your choice of Cellar Door at wineries just 35mins from this Park. Visit Gulgong, the home of Henry Lawson and be home to camp around a fire at Cudgegong River under the uninhibited starry night sky

 

Settle in and enjoy the wide open space, clear skies and fresh air surrounded by bushland, and this picturesque nature’s paradise. Get back to nature with bushwalks, birdwatching and enjoying the local wildlife.

 

Fish this river for Golden Perch (yellow belly), Silver Perch, Murray Cod, European Carp, Catfish and Redfin or enjoy skiing, canoeing, kayaking.

 

Plan you meals and keep an eye out you can buy a great selection of  local produce at the farm gate or farmers markets nearby.

 

 

Lake Burrendong

Tackle the famous Lake Burrendong Yellow Belly, enjoy a hamburger made with local beef and produce at the Kiosk or bbq on the edge of this beautiful lake. On a day trip or camping?  This destination offers and abundance of wildlife and over a thousand acres of bushland to explore. Why not stay at the well appointed 2 and 3 bedroom cabins.

 

Bring your dog and the whole family. Ski, sail or relax on Lake Burrendong - It’s 3.5 times the size of Sydney Harbour! This park is ideal for functions and offers a fully catered function centre. Host your next family gathering, wedding or corporate function in our unique environment.

 

Not far from Lake Burrendong is the magnificent Dubbo Zoo and the spectacular Wellington Caves. You will be surprised and delighted at what you find in and around this inland waterway.

 

 

 

 

Mookerawa Waters

Visit for the day or camp at this bushland waterway location. Enjoy time with the family and share a meal at the many free BBQ’s in the park. Have a game of golf on our 9 hole course.

 

Or launch your boat and enjoy the water, so much to do whether watersports or fishing this Lake is perfect. Finish the day with a snack at the convenient Kiosk that sells  cold drinks and ice-creams.

 

From this destination you will discover Wellington caves and experience the Phosphate and Fossil Tours. A favorite day trip is a bike ride and a picnic at Dubbo Zoo Home of the White Rhino. The Burrendong arboretum is home to many unusual ferns and cycads and you often spot an emu or two when you visit.

 

The annual Wellington Boot carnival occurs each March and this park is the perfect spot to stay when you join the fun. Or maybe The Man from Ironbark Festival at Stuart Town every Easter is more your style. Stay in spring to see the gold Wattles, Pea Flowers in indigo, purple and red, Bugle Flower in purple clusters and the Bluebells.

 

 

 

Wyangala Waters

Base yourself at Wyangala Waters and explore the Cowra Japanese Gardens and historic Canowindra with a collection of art galleries and a heritage listed main street. Why not plan to visit for a unique and memorable 100 Mile Dinner in historic Canowindra each March or the 100 Mile Dinner in historic Canowindra or the Baroquefest in October.

 

Engage in all things water! Water ski, wakeboard, swim, paddle, sail, jet ski and fish. The Wyangala catchment area is 8,300 square kms with the dam capacity of 1,217,600 mega litres. The surface area of the dam is two and a half times the size of Sydney Harbour. The beautiful ranges behind the dam create a spectacular backdrop.

 

Grab a map and explore the wineries, Cowra Vignerons are committed to growing wines with the lowest environment impact in Australia. You can experience Australia’s only Japanese War Cemetery at Cowra or discover the historic goldmining town of Grenfell, the birth place of poet Henry Lawson.

 

Find out how Bushranger Ben Hall and his gang rampaged by meandering through the Grenfell Historical Museum.

 

 

Grabine Lakeside

Home of the white kangaroo - 2 in fact at t his gorgeous lake with abundant lakeside walking trails and bushland to enjoy. This location the one if you like to bring a crowd. It offers two bunkhouses each sleeping up to 16 people so it’s perfect for school groups, recreation clubs or large family gatherings.

 

The fishing is great with plenty of silver and golden perch, catfish, trout, and Murray cod. Or enjoy an outdoor adventure mountain climbing, bird watching, trail bike riding to mention a few. With 42 km of waterways to enjoy you will never feel crowded out here. Jetski, waterski, paddle, sail, swim or just relax lakeside at this quiet and beautiful location. You can launch your boat from the many ramps and access points.

 

Take day trips to discover Abercrombie Caves and find out about local bushranger history. You will enjoy Crystal Brook Lavender Farm, open from October to May each year or by appointment in the off season. Or, take a drive to fossil rock in Dalton, a 40 million year old fossil leaf deposit with particularly fine detail. Shop at the Lindner Sock Factory and Shop situated in the main street of Crookwell.

 

 

 

Burrinjuck Waters

With around 35 wineries in this region you will be sure to find a cool climate wine to suit your palate. Situated an easy drive from Sydney and Canberra Burrinjuck Waters is quiet, peaceful, unspoilt Australian bush with so walks to explore. For day visitors or campers the kiosk offers tasty choices for a light meal. This destination offers fully catered function facilities for an event with a difference.

 

There are a myriad of recreational activities to enjoy including bushwalks on trails abundant with bird and wildlife.  Have a hit on the full sized tennis courts and in the winter time, visitors can fish for Trout and Atlantic Salmon.  The dear little villages sprinkled through this area are a playground for day trips, and back at camp you can join in with friends around the welcoming pot belly fire to warm the heart and hands.

 

Enjoy charming and vibrant Yass with landscaped streets and restored heritage buildings or visit Wee Jasper and explore the famous Hume and Hovell walking track. Take a self-guided trip along the Poacher's Way including Helm Wines, Four Winds Vineyard and Eden Road Wines and stop off at historic Binalong to enjoy an ice cold beer at the Binalong Hotel.

 

 

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