New South Wales Travel Guide

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New South Wales (NSW) is Australia's most populated state, with 6.8 Million, 62.9% of which call Sydney home. NSW has an amazing coastal strip encompassing famous beaches such as Bondi Beach, and Byron Bay. Along the coast Climates warming from cool temperate on the far south coast to subtropical near the Queensland border. 6 Hours drive from the coastal region, you have an area of mountains called the Great dividing range, or the Blue Mountains. The largest of which is Mt. Kosciuszko at 2,229m. NSW largest cities, are Sydney, Wollongong & Newcastle all which lie along the coastline.

Sydney #1 most popular location
It might not be Australia’s capital, but Sydney is certainly Australia’s capital of glamour. From the iconic Opera House and Sydney Harbor Bridge to the open-air cinemas and essential bea…
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Byron Bay #2 most popular location
One of the most popular surfing, scuba diving, and whale watching destinations on the planet, Byron Bay stands out as one of the most laid-back destinations in Australia, featuring a large nu…
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Coffs Harbour #3 most popular location
Coastal location offering holiday-makers a good choice in walks, beaches and golf. A popular place to stay in between Sydney and Brisbane and also well known as banana growing territory.
46travelers 5reviews 17blogs
Katoomba #4 most popular location
Katoomba is approximately 100 kilometres west of Sydney City in the Blue Mountains region. Famously known for the picturesque Blue Mountains, it hosts spectacular views of mountains and va…
9travelers 5reviews 25blogs
Port Macquarie #5 most popular location
Set on the Mid North coast of New South Wales and only four and a half hours drive from Sydney, the coastal resort town of Port Macquarie is a popular destination for travellers and surfers a…
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Port Stephens #6 most popular location
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Pokolbin #7 most popular location
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Wollongong #8 most popular location
Wollongong, located in the Illawarra area of NSW, is 82km south of Sydney and is the 3rd laregest city in New South Wales. The name is believed to mean 'seas of the South' in an Aboriginal…
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Albury #9 most popular location
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Bondi Beach #10 most popular location
Bondi Beach is arguably Sydney's, and Australia's for that matter, most famous strip of golden sand and ocean break. Bondi Beach is located in Sydney's eastern suburbs and is a short bus ride…
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Rothbury #11 most popular location
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Tamworth #12 most popular location
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Jindabyne #13 most popular location
Jindy as its affectionately known becomes a busy hub for all those on a budget come winter time. Not only is the accommodation a lot cheaper than on the slopes, gear rental and food is equall…
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Ballina #14 most popular location
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Broken Hill #15 most popular location
A mining town in the middle of nowhere, Broken Hill is technically in New South wales, but it has a South Australian timezone and direction number.
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Armidale #16 most popular location
Armidale is a small city very close to perth at the bottom of the beutiful perth hills. there is some very nice parks and bush walking close by. Armidale has all you need from train statio…
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Batemans Bay #17 most popular location
Batemans Bay is a seaside town located approximately 300km from Sydney on the NSW South Coast in the Eurobodalla Region. In summer, it is a popular holiday destination.
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Blackheath #18 most popular location
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Eden #19 most popular location
Located on the Sapphire Coast, Eden is the most southerly town in NSW. It is located half way between Sydney and Melbourne on the coastal route. Eden, home to the 3rd deepest natural harbo…
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Kiama #20 most popular location
Kiama is a seaside town located in the Illawarra area of NSW, 120km south of Sydney. The name Kiama derives from the Aboriginal word 'kiarama' which means 'place where the sea makes a nois…
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Wagga Wagga #21 most popular location
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Taree #22 most popular location
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Narooma #23 most popular location
Narooma is a beach side town in New South Wales, approximately 347km south of Sydney. It is relatively small, with a population of little more than 3,000 people. Being so small, it is not …
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Corowa #24 most popular location
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Goulburn #25 most popular location
Goulburn - half an hour from Canberra and just over two hours from Sydney is Australia's first inland city and the centre of the Southern Tablelands. The city itself abounds in historical…
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Cessnock #26 most popular location
Cessnock is a city in the Hunter region in New South Wales, Australia. It lays about 150 kilometers north of Sydney and west of Newcastle. Once know for the coal-industry, the area now is …
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Forster #27 most popular location
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Darling Harbour #28 most popular location
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Yamba #29 most popular location
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Leura #30 most popular location
Leura is a small town located a short distance away from Katoomba and The Blue Mountains. It has many cafes and shops supporting local produce. The name Leura comes from the Aboriginal …
1travelers 1reviews
Nimbin #31 most popular location
Nimbin is situated in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales in Australia. Nimbin is well known for its environmental initiatives, as well the cannabis counterculture that is evidenc…
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The Entrance #32 most popular location
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Lithgow #33 most popular location
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Grafton #34 most popular location
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Wentworth Falls #35 most popular location
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Bondi #36 most popular location
Bondi is arguably Sydney's most famous suburb featuring world famous Bondi Beach. Bondi is located in Sydney's eastern suburbs and is not to be confused with Bondi Junction which is a nearby …
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Lovedale #37 most popular location
Bowral #38 most popular location
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Gloucester #39 most popular location
Gloucester is a small town in between Port Macquarie and Newcastle. It is situated in between the mountains and close to the Barrington Tops National Park. The main industries are tourism, ti…
Griffith #40 most popular location
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Nowra #41 most popular location
Nowra, Aboriginal word for Black Cockatoo, is located 2.5 hours south of Sydney on the South Coast of New South Wales. It is the commercial centre of the city of Shoalhaven and the largest…
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Bellingen #42 most popular location
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Kangaroo Valley #43 most popular location
Located 2 hours south-west of Sydney, Kangaroo Valley is a rural village between the Southern Highlands and the coastal towns of the South Coast. Kangaroo Valley dates back to 1870 and is …
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Singleton #44 most popular location
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South West Rocks #45 most popular location
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Glen Innes #46 most popular location
Glen Innes is a parish and town on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. It is the centre of the Glen Innes Severn Shire Council. The town is locat…
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Auburn #47 most popular location
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Hay #48 most popular location
A small town in the middle of the Hay plains. An important agricultural centre, and one of the few stopping points on the long drive from Sydney to Adelaide.
1travelers 1blogs
Murwillumbah #49 most popular location
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Huskisson #50 most popular location
Located 2.5 hours south of Sydney (185km), Huskisson is the gateway to the Jervis Bay area offering a base for tour departures. Tours offered include dolphin and whale watching tours, adve…
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