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Driving from Sydney to Adelaide with kids

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Driving from Sydney to Adelaide with kids

We are driving to Adelaide from Sydney with kids, where are some great places to stop? We normally put our heads down and make the trip as quick as we can but would like to take a few days this time and have a look around at places on the way now that the kids are getting older (all still under 10) Cheers.

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1. Re: Driving from Sydney to Adelaide with kids

How many days are you taking exactly?

What route are you taking? There are some options like via Bathurst/Cowra or via Hume Hwy/Wagga Wagga. Or even via Dubbo and Broken Hill if you want a bit of an outback adventure; you could stop at the Western Plains Zoo.

What are your kids' interests?

Are you looking for quick stops or longer attractions that might take a while to visit?

More details would help!

Thanks.

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2. Re: Driving from Sydney to Adelaide with kids

Hi, we are looking at taking the direct route but happy to take a detour here and there and see things that wont take a whole day, maybe making a 2 night stopover journey .... eg, last time we stopped in at a maron farm etc ...

Edited: 31 January 2014, 02:45
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3. Re: Driving from Sydney to Adelaide with kids

Hay has a shearers museum and in town there is an old Gaol that's rather interesting...you will likely be the only ones there.

Junee has a licorice factory..I always stop at. If you go via Broken Hill..it's actually rather interesting dodging all the goats on the road.....maybe not.

I do the trip each year and flip a coin now at intersections to see which way to go

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4. Re: Driving from Sydney to Adelaide with kids

Here's some ideas, without going too far out of the way...

- Canberra- the Nation's Capital- a bit of a detour!

- Hay - Shearers Museum, as already mentioned

- Tailem Bend- Old Tailem Town

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