Things to do

  1. Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth

    Friday 20 January to Sunday 29 January 2017, Tamworth

    All roads lead to Tamworth in January for the annual Toyota Country Music Festival Tamworth. It's Australia's largest music festival and rated in the top 10 in the world.Each year the largest music...

    20 Jan -29Jan
  2. Tweed Coast Pro

    Wednesday 1 February to Sunday 5 February 2017, The Tweed Area

    Promising professional surfers from all over the world can look forward to four new World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1000 events, when the NSW Pro Surf Series kicks off on the NSW coastline in early 2017...

    01 Feb -05Feb
  3. Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour

    Friday 3 February to Sunday 5 February 2017, Bathurst

    The Mountain is set to erupt for the Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12 Hour in February. Be there to witness this international endurance race over 12 gruelling hours at Australia's spiritual home of motorsport – Bathurst’s...

    03 Feb -05Feb
  4. Surfest

    Saturday 11 February to Sunday 26 February 2017, Newcastle

    Surfest is the largest surfing festival in Australia. The best professional male and female surfers in the world travel to Newcastle, NSW to compete for the much cherished Mark Richards 'MR' trophy on Merewether...

    11 Feb -26Feb
    Free

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.