New South Wales, Australia is the nations most populous state. Its capital city is Sydney which is famous as the host city for the year 2000 Olympic Games as well as being home to some of the countrys most famous tourist icons. The Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge are two of the most recognized structures in the world. Sydney is situated on the east coast and around the shores of its magnificent harbour. Here you can take a ferry ride to over one hundred destinations including the magnificent Taronga Park Zoo or to Manly in the citys north. Sydney is also endowed with many of the world's best beaches and there is none more famous than Bondi Beach. Both north and south of the harbour there are strings of beaches and headlands each as good as the last. There are now regular escorted tours to climb the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge so if you are reasonably fit, not afraid of heights and want to take the challenge to see one of the worlds most spectacular views then now is your chance.
To the north of Sydney lies the Central Coast region which includes the city of Gosford and the coastal resort towns of Terrigal and the Entrance. Here the holidaymaker will find spectacular coastal scenery, enhanced by excellent beaches, quality accommodation and terrific shopping, restaurants and cafés. A little further north is the city of Newcastle and the Hunter region. The Hunter Valley is world famous as a wine growing region and there are many cellar doors, restaurants, quality resorts and health spas. On the coast is Port Stephens and here you will find a destination full of opportunities for water sports. Surfing, Fishing and boating are all catered for on superb beaches and a network of harbour and inland waterways. The Mid north coast is a popular tourist destination, and the towns of Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour are the largest and both offer full holiday facilities. The north coast of New South Wales includes the towns of Byron Bay, Yamba, Ballina, Kingscliff and Tweed Heads. All of these are coastal towns featuring wonderful beaches and coastal scenery and there is a range of accommodation to suit almost any budget.
Immediately to the west of Sydney lie the Blue Mountains. This is one of New South Wales most scenic and interesting regions and is easy to access with its close proximity to the city. Spectacular views of the three sisters, the Megalong and Jamieson Valleys are available from Katoomba and a visit to the magnificent Janolan caves is a must see. The south coast of New South Wales is nothing short of spectacular. Strings of beaches, headlands and national parks run for hundreds of kilometers through towns like Woolongong, Kiama, Huskisson, Nowra, Ulladulla, Norooma, Moruya, Batemans Bay, Bega, Merimbulah and Eden. Inland from the south coast is the Australian Capital Territory and here lies the nations capital of Canberra. There is much to see here and the history of our nation is on display. To the south of Canberra lie the Snowy Mountains. Here you will find many exciting skiing & snow destinations such as Perisher Valley and Thredbo Village. The mountains, in summer, become a haven for bushwalkers keen to experience the alpine environment.
The western areas of New South Wales include the New England district and the Western Plains and outback. Here there is much to see and experience. The Western Plains Zoo at Dubbo is of world standard and the outback towns like Broken Hill are extremely interesting. In this website you will find all the information you need to help you plan and book your New South Wales holiday. There is information on accommodation, pricing, apartments, hotels and motels, airlines, coaches, rail and rentals for autos, motor homes and campervans. www.nswtravel.com.au is your one stop shop for all your New South Wales holiday needs. When holiday specials and packages are available they are displayed on our specials website at www.holiday-deals.com.au.