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New South Wales in Australia
Written by Buvaneshwari Gopinath on June 17, 2020 Share on

Top 12 Things to Do in New South Wales, Australia

Australia is the land of the heart and soul. With an increase in the number of travellers every year, Australia has always kept its standards up in the tourism industry. For people visiting Australia, experience the best of the best by visiting famous cities. One such city is Sydney. Vibrant colours throughout the city, natural setting, pristine beaches and glamour makes fun pop out. Not just the city of Sydney but the entire New South Wales is simply magnificent and packed with things to do for people of all age groups. Read on to know about the things to do in New South Wales on your next trip Down Under.

Long view of NSW
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Things to do at New South Wales

1. Spice Alley

Spice alley is a goodie for food lovers. In this food street, treat your tongues with six authentic Asian cuisines. The menu is exhausting. They have options for vegans as well. This place gets busy in the afternoon, so be quick! Luxury for your tongues but goes easy on your pockets! This place is a must-visit. It is open from 11 AM to 9 PM on all days of the week. Located in Kensington street, Sydney. 

Location: Kensington St, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia

2. Westfield Mall

This mall houses a huge food court and around 360 stores. Go berserk with shopping here! Shop high-end fashion to casual attire here. Open from 9:30 AM to 7 PM on all days of the week. Situated beneath the Sydney Tower and Myer department store.

Location: Market St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

3. National Maritime Museum

The Museum is operated federally by the maritime museum in Darling Harbour. Quench the thirst of your inner geek here. Allocate at least 10 hours in your schedule to fully enjoy this beauty. It is open from 9:30 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week. Admission is free for permanent exhibits and it costs anywhere between 30 to 50 dollars for special exhibits.

Location: 2 Murray St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

4. Sea Life Aquarium

Sea Life Aquarium
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Experience Australia’s rich marine life in sea life. Sealife aquarium showcases 700 species comprising more than 13,000 individual fishes. See rare and beautiful dugongs in a unique experience with one of the world’s most endangered species. Strut beside sharks. Watch penguins being their adorable selves. Open from 10 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week. Entry fee averages to 40 dollars. Group offers can be availed. Located in darling harbour, it’s a minute walk from ‘WILD LIFE’.

Location: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

5. Wildlife Zoo

This family-friendly zoo is largely an enclosed walkway while the animals are outside. You can get up close and personal with the wildlife of Australia and get to know their rescue stories from the zookeepers who are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. It is open from 10 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week. Entry fee averages to 40 dollars. Group offers can be availed. Located in darling harbour, it’s a one minute walk from ‘SEA LIFE’.

Location: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Darling Harbour, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia, next to Sea Life Aquarium

6. The Three Sisters

Three sisters, Australia
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This place is a treat for the eyes. It is essentially an unusual rock formation. The legends go as, three sisters once fell in love with three men from a different tribe, which made the love to be forbidden. When the men tried to capture and marry the women war broke out and the women were turned to stone to protect them. It is located around 2.5 km from the Great Western Highway.

Location: 23-31 Echo Point Rd, Katoomba NSW 2780, Australia

7. Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House
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Marvel at the 104 million dollars beauty! The Sydney opera house took 14 years and around 10,000 workers to be built. Around 11 million people visit this place every year. Do visit this UNESCO world heritage site to experience grandeur in person. Sydney Opera House timings for tours are 9 am to 8:30 pm Monday through Saturday. And it is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Sundays alone.

Location: Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

8. Madame Tussauds Sydney

In the Madame Tussauds in Sydney, Go on adventures with Irwin or discuss theoretical physics with Albert einstein! Anything is possible here. Open from 10 AM to 4 PM on all days of the week except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The ticket costs 44 dollars for an adult.

Location: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia, next to Wildlife Zoo and Sea Aquarium

9. Scenic World Blue Mountains

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Becoming one with nature is one of the many things to do at the Blue Mountains in New South Wales. Best way to experience Australia’s rich biodiversity is to visit this place. The ticket costs around 35 dollars per adult which gives you access to unlimited rides on the cableway, skyway and railway, plus all-day access to the walkway.

Location: Violet St &, Cliff Dr, Katoomba NSW 2780, Australia

10. Lord Howe Island

The Howe Island in New South Wales is in the list of World Heritage Sites and is truly a haven for nature lovers. The charming island is surrounded by the coral reef and stretches about 660 kilometres long. The island consists of islets, cliffs, palm trees, and Mt. Gower. The island is filled with migratory birds and is rich in flora. Have a fun day exploring the island or going on hikes or even better, why not snorkel or dive round.

Location: Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea

11. The Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley
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The Hunter Valley is one of the finest wine regions in the country of Australia. Visit the hunter valley as a quick getaway from the city and enjoy the delicious fresh produces from the farms of the valley, taste fresh batches and wine and olive oil and maybe even settle for lunch. 

Location: Hunter Region, Sydney, Australia

12. Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour is a beautiful place with subtropical weather. Known for Big Banana, this famous town in the area is home to a huge banana growing industry. The harbour is also filled with kid-friendly attractions and water sport activities making it almost a perfect place for a quick getaway. While there in New South Wales, Visiting the Mutton Bird Natural Reserve and the Dorrigo National Park are also the best things to do.

Location: City of Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia

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