Things to do

  1. Bathurst Winter Festival

    Saturday 1 July to Sunday 16 July 2017, Bathurst

    The two week event in July embraces the diverse seasonality of the region revealing a hidden gem with a surprise around each corner. Watch buildings come alive through static and interactive illumination...

    01 Jul -16Jul
  2. Australian Surf Festival

    Friday 28 July to Monday 14 August 2017, Tweed Heads

    The Australian Surf Festival will take place on the Tweed Coast.The annual event will see over 500 competitors from around the nation for a shot at being crowned an Australian Champion. Many...

    28 Jul -14Aug

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.

Sydney offers plenty of fun things to do and see, from great walks, to beautiful beaches, to some of the best galleries, museums and restaurants in the country.