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Welcome to the official tourism, destinations and events website. Discover all the things to do and see in the wonderfully diverse New South Wales, from the beautiful beaches and splendid national parks to the historic towns, delicious wine regions, dazzling snowfields and the striking outback.
Short breaks in NSW
From romantic weekend getaways in rolling wine country to memorable beach holidays on the NSW coast, finding the perfect short trip in NSW is easy. Discover delicious foodie experiences and thrilling adventure, as well as spectacular natural wonders and more.
You’ll find many memorable experiences. The sublime coast is perfect for beach holidays and whale watching. Savour wines in the Hunter Valley and other wine regions. Explore nation-making heritage in country towns, and enjoy the amazing Blue Mountains and the spectacular Snowy Mountains.
Enjoy a spectacular array of events, from the iconic Tamworth Country Music Festival to tasty festivals in the wine regions. There are wonderful art exhibitions and fabulous concerts, bustling farmers markets and traditional agricultural shows, as well as thrilling sports and much more.
Friday 10 May 2019 to Saturday 11 May 2019 , Forbes
The NSW regional music festival, Vanfest, will continue this year with another stellar line up from multi-award winning, local and international artists. With two day camping options available, market stalls, bars, extreme activations, …10 May - 11 May
Thursday 23 May 2019 to Sunday 26 May 2019 , Newcastle
Celebrating its fifth year anniversary, Port to Port MTB is a four day mountain bike stage race in NSW. It’s full of epic trails through forests, wine country, hinterland, coastline and mountain bike parks and all washed down with…23 May - 26 May
Friday 17 May 2019 to Monday 27 May 2019 , Moruya
This multi-award winning festival returns to the spectacular far South Coast for 10 days in May. Explore live music, visual arts, theatre, film, literature, creative workshops and cultural activities. River of Art's fun-filled program…17 May - 27 May
Saturday 08 June 2019 to Tuesday 11 June 2019 , Perisher Valley
It's their 10th anniversary! Celebrate the opening weekend of the snow season at the Perisher Peak Festival which will feature over 120 concerts across several venues in the unique environment of the Perisher snowfields! Weekend festival…08 Jun - 11 Jun
Saturday 08 June 2019 to Sunday 09 June 2019 , Gosford Area
Enjoy the views and warm your heart over this June long weekend. Soak up the live music, free entertainment and celebrate our local produce from around the region. Follow our event trail, visit local farms, pick your own fruit and…08 Jun - 09 Jun
Saturday 29 June 2019 to Sunday 30 June 2019 , Bowral
PieFest is a celebration of all things 'Pies' and is the grand finale to a busy PieTime month long campaign. The two day festival will include a large range of pies, competitions, cooking demonstrations, entertainment and more. Plus you…29 Jun - 30 Jun
Browse all the special deals and packages on the website. There are great savings on hotels in stunning locations. You’ll find fabulous deals throughout the year. Relax in the extraordinary natural beauty and enjoy fabulous food and wine. In the snow season, check out the exciting ski packages.
More about New South Wales
The most visited state in the nation is home to Sydney, Australia’s most beautiful capital city. There are transport options from Sydney to the marvellous destinations and fun adventures in the regions. There are trains and coaches, as well as flights from Sydney Airport to many regional airports.
What about getting to an island paradise? The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lord Howe Island is only a short plane trip from the mainland. A top destination all year, the island is home to the world’s most southerly coral reefs, as well as lovely beaches and great fishing, snorkelling and diving.
Wondering where to stay in NSW? Then search the accommodation on the website. There are options to suit various budgets, including camping and caravanning, B&Bs, classic pubs, motels, heritage guesthouses and farm stays, as well as eco-retreats, luxury hotels and spa resorts.
The following pages will also help you plan your holidays, short breaks and weekend escapes: