New South Wales
The Sydney City skyline.

New South Wales

Travel Guide

Sydney is where you can find business, music, theatre and the arts rubbing shoulders with first class restaurants, and the many spectacular buildings both old and new.


New South Wales is bordered by Queensland, Victoria & South Australia to the north, south & west respectively. To the east it is bordered by the Tasman Sea, which is part of the Pacific Ocean.

The Australian Capital Territory and the Jervis Bay Territory are Federal enclaves of New South Wales. New South Wales' three largest cities, Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong, lie near the centre of a narrow coastal strip extending from cool temperate areas on the far south coast to subtropical areas near the Queensland border.  

The western slopes and plains fill a significant portion of the state's area and have a much sparser population than areas nearer the coast. The western slopes descend slowly to the western plains that comprise almost two-thirds of the state and are largely arid or semi-arid.

From the quiet shores of the first landing, to the hustle of the capital Sydney, you will be astounded at the progress Australia has made. Sydney is the largest and most recognizable city in Australia. The Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge have become icons of Australia. But New South Wales is so much more!

New South Wales, the first frontier! It from here that the rest of Australia began its journey. So not only do you get to enjoy all it has to offer, but you also get to witness a bit of history also.



New South Wales Travel Blogs

  • A Taste of Orange without Oranges

    A Taste of Orange without Oranges

    The city of Orange sits at the foot of an extinct volcano, and is located in the Central West region of New South Wales, four hour’s drive west of Sydney.

  • Byron Bay

    Byron Bay

    Byron Bay and the surrounding coastline is one of the best areas for surfing in Australia.

Sleep, Eat & Do in New South Wales

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Crystal Shower Falls, Dorrigo, New South Wales

Crystal Shower Falls

Dorrigo

Honeymoon Bay, South Coast, NSW

Honeymoon Bay

South Coast

3 Sisters, Blue Mountains, NSW

3 Sisters

Blue Mountains

Other Things to See in New South Wales



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