Things to do
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.