Rejuvenate in Our Region

Rest, Relax and Rejuvenate

Step behind the sandstone curtain to find a region with crisp quiet air, flavoured with striking landscapes, rich history and diverse culture. Rejuvenation in Central NSW can be found in peaceful adventures through our scenic national parks and waterways, glamping mountain-side, practising yoga lake-side or taking in the beautiful public art installations, street-side.

Looking for a relaxing list of to do’s? Learn more below.

A rejuvenating walk at Weddin Mountains National Park

The name Weddin is derived from the Wiradjuri word of Weedin, which means a place to sit, stay or remain, relating to the mountains status as a place where youths underwent a period of enforced ceremonial isolation during the course of their initiation.

The Weddin’s have three marked walking tracks. The walk up to Ben Hall’s Cave, the magnificent Eualdrie and Peregrine Lookouts and the Weddin Gap walking track.

Experience another world at the Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre

The design of the Cowra Japanese Garden is a copy of the first Japanese landscape garden (Strolling garden) built by the first Shogun Tokugawa in the 16th century A.D, the Edo period of Japan in what is now called Tokyo (Edo).

A visit to these gardens will bring a sense of tranquillity and peaceful beauty into your day.

Tune into the Universe at the Dish & Dish Café

Sit beneath the magnificent CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope and enjoy delicious food and grab some fabulous local produce prepared by the award winning café.

Bushwalk Mount Canobolas

Bushwalk on the recently re-opened Federal Falls loop on Mount Canobolas.

Find a new regional artist at Grenfell Art Gallery

The Art Gallery opened in the Grenfell Community Hub Building in March 2009 and has regular exhibitions on display. Exhibitions feature local and regional artists and sculptors.

Visit the Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre in Forbes

Read the story poles and see totem animals and life size sculptures that describe Wiradjuri culture.

Enjoy the Lachlan River precinct in Cowra

Throw a line in or take a splash in the river whilst enjoying the stunning Indigenous Murals under the Cowra Bridge.

Go on a trail of discovery at Peak Hill Gold Mine

Marvel at spectacular open cut pits & enjoy self-guided walking trails.

Float with the Breezes, Hot Air Ballooning by Aussie BalloonTrek

A gentle lift off from the historic town of Canowindra, with its scenic beauty and striking panorama the setting is ideal for a Hot Air Balloon flight. Usher along the corridors of one of most magnificent valleys in New South Wales, a gentle adventure awaits.

Sit back and take it all in at Carcoar Dam

Located in the heart of country New South Wales, Carcoar Dam is located around a two minute drive from the small town of Carcoar. The area is very picturesque and features recreation activities such as fishing, swimming and boating. There is also a local sailing club.

Soak up the vibrant Public Art Installations in Parkes

Stroll the Parkes CBD and experience the iconic themes of this country community.


Nashdale Lane Wines

Enjoy the glamping/winetasting experience at Nashdale Lane Wines.


Explore at Abercrombie Caves Campground

Abercrombie Caves campground is a picturesque camping area offering walks, swimming, picnicking, birdwatching, with the luxury of a hot shower.