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New South Wales

Embark on a journey of discovery in New South Wales, where every corner holds the promise of adventure. From the rugged cliffs of the Blue Mountains to the pristine beaches of Byron Bay, this diverse state invites exploration and promises unforgettable experiences. Whether hiking through ancient rainforests, diving into vibrant city life, or indulging in world-class cuisine and wine, New South Wales is a playground for those seeking to uncover new wonders.

 

What you’ll love most about New South Wales

  • Experience the vibrant city life of Sydney, Australia’s largest city and capital of New South Wales, home to iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and Bondi Beach, offering a diverse range of cultural attractions, dining experiences, and outdoor activities
  • Escape to the natural beauty of the Blue Mountains, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed region located just west of Sydney, boasting dramatic landscapes, ancient rock formations, and dense eucalypt forests crisscrossed by scenic hiking trails, waterfalls, and breathtaking lookout points
  • Unwind on the pristine beaches and coastal towns of the Central Coast, a popular holiday destination located just north of Sydney, offering a relaxed seaside atmosphere, abundant water sports, and opportunities for whale watching, bushwalking, and exploring charming seaside villages
  • Indulge in the culinary delights of the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine-producing region, renowned for its award-winning wineries, gourmet restaurants, and picturesque vineyard landscapes, offering wine tastings, cellar door experiences, and food and wine festivals throughout the year
  • Soak up the laid-back vibes of Byron Bay, a bohemian coastal town located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, famous for its stunning beaches, eclectic arts scene, and alternative lifestyle, offering surfing, yoga, whale watching, and vibrant nightlife
  • Discover the natural beauty of the South Coast of New South Wales, with its pristine beaches, rugged coastline, and lush hinterland, featuring quaint seaside towns, national parks, and marine reserves perfect for swimming, surfing, bushwalking, and wildlife spotting

Please note that the estimated temperature, rainfall and recommended months of when to go are based on Sydney’s weather patterns

Where to Book

  • Dining at the Aqua Restaurant, Milsons Point in Sydney - Anson Smart

  • Kangaroos amongst the grape vines in the Hunter Valley

  • Illawarra coastline, New South Wales

  • Swimmers in Bronte Baths in Sydney, NSW - Tourism Australia

  • Coastal town of Kiama, south of Sydney, NSW - Tourism Australia

  • Aerial panoramic view near Narooma

  • Jervis Bay, New South Wales

  • Wattamolla Falls, Royal National Park near Sydney - Tourism Australia

  • The Three Sisters from Echo Point, Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales, Australia

  • Aerial view of Sydney Opera House, Port Jackson in Sydney Harbour - Cultural Attractions of Australia

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 26℃
  • 26℃
  • 25℃
  • 23℃
  • 20℃
  • 17℃
  • 17℃
  • 18℃
  • 21℃
  • 22℃
  • 23℃
  • 25℃
  • 8
  • 8
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 6
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 7

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

Rainfall

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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Our Ratings

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Hotels

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