ONCE you're done ogling the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House, there are a few destinations not far from Sydney worth exploring with a 4x4.
Depending on how many days of leave you’ve pencilled into your schedule, there are many options scattered across the state for those hunting decent off-road trails. Abercrombie River NP, for example, is a four-hour drive west of Sydney and has some of the steepest tracks in NSW.
Regardless of which of these top 4x4 destination you choose to go, you won't be disappointed.
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4x4 tracks close to Sydney
Abercrombie River National Park
Location: 240km west of Sydney
Some of the steepest 4WD tracks in the state are found here amongst the park'smountain gum forests.
Barrington Tops National Park
Location: 255km north of Sydney
The World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops NP is only four hours’ drive from Sydney.
Deua National Park
Location: 350km southwest of Sydney
Deua is nestled in a mountainous part of the Great Dividing Range.
Coolah Tops National Park
Location: 440km northwest of Sydney
Load up the family and escape Sydney’s city lights this weekend to a semi-oasis of Wild Australia.
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park
Location: 450km north of Sydney
With deep gorges, free-flowing rivers, and towering waterfalls Oxley Wild Rivers’ wild side is worth exploring.