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Orange, NSW

Situated a comfortable 3.5 hours from Sydney and 3 hours from Canberra, Orange is an ideal location for your next short break.


The Orange Region presents its guests with a playground in which to discover our wonderful natural attractions, immerse yourself in the areas rich history and heritage, or simply escape and relax, or experience our delicious food and wine over 50 vineyards, 23 of which have cellar doors, for more information about the vineyards visit

Orange is known as Australia’s Colour City and with four distinct seasons, it’s easy to see why. At any time of the year Orange’s streets are alive with a kaleidoscope of colours. Golden reds and oranges splash through the city in autumn, winter snowfalls bring a brilliant white contrasted by a rich velvet green in spring and with summers arrival comes a warm sunshine ideal for enjoying all that Orange has to offer.

Whether it’s a morning walk, lunch at an exceptionally delicious cafe, perusal of a gallery or boutique store, Orange has something for everyone to enjoy. Visit the attractions page of this website to find out more about Orange as a short break destination.


If you have any questions or require further information, contact the knowledgeable staff of the Orange Visitor Information Centre on Freecall 1800 069 466 or visit our website,

Nearest Airport: Orange (17kms)

Where to stay?


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Homestay
  • Romance
  • City
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Environmental
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Mountain
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • City Sightseeing
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping
  • Skiing - Water
  • Skydiving
  • Wine Tasting
  • National Park
  • Winery
  • Nightlife
  • Fishing - Game
  • Fruit Picking
  • Fossicking
  • Caving
  • Gold prospecting

About Orange

  • Locality: Major urban locality
  • Orange Postcode: 2800
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Country NSW
  • Latitude: -33.28363
  • Longitude: 149.09998
  • Elevation: 868m
  • Population: 38097
  • Median Income: $34372
  • Area (Sq/km): 150.928
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

Tours In Orange

Discover some of the tours options around Orange

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains