Things to do

There are plenty of opportunities to explore Aboriginal art and culture in art galleries, on tours and in national parks.

Find NSW food tours, NSW pubs, farmers' markets, gourmet food, NSW restaurants and vineyards as well as cellar doors.

Find some of Australia's best beaches including surf beaches, beach events and surf schools along the coast.

Planning a family holiday in NSW? Find beach holidays, attractions for kids and plenty of things to see and do.

Planning a family holiday in NSW? Find beach holidays, attractions for kids and plenty of things to see and do.

Scenic drives in NSW travel along the coast, to the outback, through wine regions and scenic alpine countryside.

Find adventures and things to do, hikes and walks, dive sites, cycling routes, mountain-bike trails and adventure tours.

Visit national parks, see Australian animals, find World Heritage national parks and NSW natural attractions.

Dining in the city may be memorable, but true connoisseurs know not to overlook the regional areas.

With so much to see and do, get the most out of your visit by hiring a boat, bike or car; there are equipment hire companies dotted all over the State.

Tours are a great way to enjoy all that NSW has to offer. Explore NSW with an informed local and benefit from their strong knownledge of the local area.

Explore smaller private museums, beautiful galleries showcasing the work of local artists & photographers, and crafts from candles & clayworks to woodturning.

NSW is home to iconic tourist attractions including but not limited too the Blue Mountains, whale watching in Port Stephens, pristine beaches, 4wd tracks, caves, historic townships and museums showcasing the country's history.

Things to do in New South Wales

In the Blue Mountains , hiking and bushwalking are popular as well as sightseeing and admiring the spectacular blue-hazed beauty, dramatic cliffs and deep canyons of the region. Country NSW is a vast region where you can experience every type of scenery from national parks to rich agricultural land and beautiful, wide-open spaces. The Hunter region is famous for the premier wine-growing regions of the Hunter Valley and the spectacular Barrington Tops National Park . On the scenic coastline of NSW, you can learn to surf with local experts or go surfing solo at some of the best breaks in Australia.

The natural environment of some NSW regions provides the right backdrop for any number of action and adventure activities. On Lord Howe Island , crystal clear waters are perfect for swimming, snorkelling, diving, kayaking and surfing. In Outback NSW , explore the stunning national parks packed with wildlife or go hiking, river rafting, kayaking and paddling in the Snowy Mountains .