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New South Wales holidays - Eclectic, exhilarating and adventurous
New South Wales is best known for its famous capital city, Sydney, which is home to iconic attractions, a great foodie scene and a lively ambience. This is one of our favourite regions not just for the city life, but also for the jaw-dropping vistas of the Blue Mountains, the natural verdant beauty of Lord Howe Island, the leisurely ambience of Byron Bay and the decadent wine in Hunter Valley.
Discover an iconic city, golden beaches and beautiful vistas
New South Wales is arguably Australia’s most eclectic State. Colourful, cosmopolitan Sydney is the famous face; Australia’s oldest city is steeped with famous landmarks and a friendly city lifestyle. But drag your eyes away from the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and you’ll find a cutting contrast surrounding the city that adds to the beauty of New South Wales.
Less than 90 minutes to the west are the Blue Mountains, offering some of country’s most sensational vistas The region is a UNESCO World Heritage Area; you can’t miss the natural sight-seeing tours and hikes across the mountains.
Head to the coast and you’ll find a patchwork of pretty coastal towns lined with gorgeous beaches – a very different sort of adventure. For the discerning wine-lover, Hunter Valley is home to some of the nation’s finest vineyards.
If you’re looking to get away from the mainland, Lord Howe Island is a short boat trip – it is completely worth it. You can’t help but marvel at the stunning vistas and perfect beaches, which are ideal for diving and snorkelling.