New South Wales Summer Escapes
Here’s your guide to the best swim spots to visit on your off-grid escape in New South Wales.
Venture off-grid to a tiny house immersed in nature and spend your days cooling off in the nearby natural swimming holes, waterfalls, lakes and beaches.
Spend summer in nature – relax under the stars, away from technology and city lights, and cool off in nature’s swimming pools.
Start the day slowly with a breakfast cooked outside over the campfire or on the BBQ, overlooking the stunning valley below.
Next, head to Nellie’s Glen for a morning spent wandering the nearby hiking trails, an afternoon swim in the bushland swimming hole – complete with waterfall and a picnic lunch. It’s a blissful way to unwind on a warm summer’s day. Once back at Tiny Edmond, reward yourself to an afternoon siesta before popping the champagne and settling into the sunset with a cheese plate.
DISTANCE FROM TINY EDMOND: 15 MINUTES.
Escape to Edmond
When you wake at Tiny Lucy in the middle of a pine forest far from civilisation, the last thing you want to do is be thrown back into the rat race. Head to secluded and untouched Flat Rock for a day of lounging by the rushing river. There are big boulders to laze about in the sun and lots of different sections of the river for a dip.
When you arrive back at Tiny Lucy refreshed, settle into an evening of epic stargazing.
DISTANCE FROM TINY LUCY: 25 MINUTES.
Escape to Lucy
Jenolan River – Blue Lake
A stay at Tiny Daisy is scenic and serene from the moment you arrive. Wake in a cosy queen bed by a large window overlooking the surrounding countryside and you’ll already feel at one with nature. Keep the theme going by taking a scenic drive to the infamous Blue Lake on the Jenolan River.
Although you can’t swim in this lake as it’s home to a platypus or two, you can swim in the waterhole downstream below the waterfall, so make a morning of it and do the Jenolan River Walking Track to hit both stunning locations.
DISTANCE FROM TINY DAISY: 40 MINUTES.
Escape to Daisy
Seven Mile Beach
Set in a secluded spot at the back of an award-winning winery, India will make you feel a million miles away. However, small beach town is just a five-minute drive from your secluded tiny house. Wake slowly with the silence of a technology-free stay, only interrupted by the sounds of the birds above.
When the day warms, take a short drive to the local beach where you’ll have seven miles of uninterrupted bliss to unwind.
DISTANCE FROM TINY INDIA: 5 MINUTES.
Escape to India
Tiny Robinson is how you dream a tiny house in the woods should look. Surrounded by towering trees, an escape here makes you feel dwarfed and engulfed by nature. It’s completely rejuvenating. Keep this feeling alive by cooling off at the nearby Budgewoi Beach.
DISTANCE FROM TINY ROBINSON: 15 MINUTES.
Escape to Robinson
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