Bathurst, situated in Wiradjuri Country, is just a 3-hour drive from Sydney but you will feel a world away. Discover fun family-friendly experiences, a delicious food and wine scene, an action-packed events calendar and boutique accommodation all wrapped up in unique history and graceful heritage buildings.
The great outdoors
Get grubby again in the outdoors with hands-on activities. Kids will love gold panning, farm visits at a real working hobby farm, picking loads of delicious cherries right from the orchard and spotting local wildlife along spectacular bush walks.
Cool off at Chifley Dam on the inflatable playground, Bathurst Aqua Park. Or take a dip at the Manning Aquatic Centre.
Catch some local live music while you dine at one of Bathurst’s family-friendly hotels for an early dinner feast. Then settle in for the night and enjoy the hospitality at your pick of unique rural accommodation offerings around town, or stay in style at a modern CBD motel.
Time your trip to Bathurst with one of the adrenaline-inducing motor racing events. The V8 Supercars 2021 Championship Finale will be played out on the slopes of the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit during the Repco Bathurst 1000 from 30th November to 5th December 2021.