Got time off? Get out of Sydney and see NSW

New South Wales (NSW) is the home of amazing experiences and beautiful getaways. When living at Be. Accommodation, the finest student housing Sydney can offer, if you need a break from studying, take this chance to explore other amazing places in New South Wales.

If you are looking for a mini holiday or just a day trip, here are a few places you can visit:

Blue Mountains

Only a 2-hour drive west from Sydney, the Blue Mountains present incredible experiences as you can explore the natural beauties that this World Heritage-listed site has to offer. For the most amazing views of the mountains, book a Scenic World Experience, providing you with an experience like no other, such as going on the Scenic Cableway journey. The Blue Mountains also have a wide range of places to stay for your weekend getaway.


For a fun winter escape, consider visiting Thredbo, a village and ski resort in the Snowy Mountains of NSW. Gather your friends and sign up for lessons and programs that will teach you how to ski or snowboard. Thredbo also has a vibrant village at the base of the mountain with a range of accommodation, bars, cafes, restaurants, and shops to keep you entertained.

Hunter Valley

Home of world-famous wineries, acclaimed restaurants, and luxurious accommodation, the Hunter Valley is an incredible destination if you are looking for a relaxing escape away from your studies. Only a 2-hour drive north from Sydney, there are an abundance of activities to do in the Hunter, such as tours of the local wineries or even hot air ballooning. There are even day spas for you to unwind and rejuvenate before getting back into your studies.

South Coast

The South Coast of NSW is the home of breathtaking beaches and laid-back coastal towns, perfect for an escape of university life and study. The journey to Jervis Bay is the perfect opportunity for a road trip, as you can visit amazing coastal towns such as Port Kembla and Kiama and see natural attractions such as the Kiama Blow Hole. There are also incredible beaches along the coast, such as Hyams Beach where you can enjoy a relaxing time by the ocean.

North Coast

The North Coast of NSW is one of the top holiday destinations for Sydney locals. With locations such as Newcastle, Port Stephens and Lake Macquarie, there are fun adventures, beaches to visit and culture to experience. You can either road trip to different destinations or choose one place to stay, spend your time and relax.

All these incredible destinations are just a few hours away from Be. Accommodation’s student housing in Sydney. If you have any questions about other destinations in NSW, feel free to contact us online or call us on +61 2 9167 9356.