The state of New South Wales is truly a wonder to visit, housing Australia’s biggest city - Sydney, and the popular beach town Byron Bay.
Sydney, the cosmopolitan capital of New South Wales, is Australia’s oldest and largest city. Home to the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, you can visit the iconic sites or also, catch the ferry to Manly, have a swim at Bondi Beach and stroll through the historic Rocks district. Sydney is known to be one of the best and most beautiful tourist cities in the world for many years.
From stunning Pacific coastlines and picture-perfect white sand beaches, to beautiful green rainforests and spectacular rock formations, New South Wales has some of the world’s most unique and attractive places to visit.
The best way to discover this fabulous state is by hiring a car and exploring each place at your own pace. Destinations such as the Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley, Central Coast, the South Coast and Hawkesbury are all within a 2-3 hour drive from Sydney.
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It is always advisable to do a bit of research about the places you’ll be visiting to be sure of what is to be expected from the trip. So, here are some of our best tips to help you plan your next trip to New South Wales, Australia.
Tourists from NewZealand do not require a visa for Australian travel. Apart from that, every traveller should hold an Australian visa for the trip. It is advisable to get the visa process started at least a month in advance in anticipation of processing delays.
NSW is a great destination to visit throughout the year. In summer, it has the perfect beach weather with temperatures ranging from 23°C - 26°C. In winter, temperatures dip to as low as 10°C and is perfect for those who prefer a cool climate.
The versatile landscape of NSW provides the scope for a multitude of activities and adventure experiences. From climbing Mount Kosciuszko - Australia’s highest peak and exploring the UNESCO World Heritage wilderness at the Blue Mountains, to kayaking alongside dolphins and feeling the splash in hidden waterfalls at a number of national parks, there’s always something new to do in New South Wales.
Experience culinary delights that Sydney and New South Wales have to offer by experimenting with various food trails, including local cafes, fine dining restaurants, farmer’s markets or even night pubs - there is so much to discover. The state’s multicultural personality shines through with the variety of cuisines it offers - from Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Greek, Italian, African and even Indian, there’s food for every kind of traveller. Whilst gourmet food and wine trails can be experienced throughout the state, the harbour city of Sydney sees fresh fish and seafood as a staple on most restaurant menus, around Darling Harbour and The Rocks.
Suggested Places to Visit
* Sydney – The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge including Bridge Climb, Jet Boating
* Sydney – The Blue Mountains
* Byron Bay - Kayaking tours, Hot Air Ballooning
* Port Macquarie – Water-based Soft Adventure Activities
* Port Stephens – Dolphin and Whale Watching (May – November)
* Wollongong – Skydiving
* Jervis bay – Dolphin and whale watching (May – November)
Byron Bay (2N)