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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.
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.
Saturday 07 July 2018 , Armidale
The Fleece to Fashion Awards has become a major wool industry event. Located in Armidale NSW, the awards are designed to showcase the use of Merino Wool by national and international fashion designers and students. The competition's main …07 Jul
Friday 27 July 2018 to Sunday 29 July 2018 , Murwillumbah
The spirit of cycling in the Tweed is ready to get recharged at the Battle this July! The purpose of the not-for-profit Battle Recharge is to bring the cycling community together for some great country laneway racing and to support the ret…27 Jul - 29 Jul
Saturday 07 July 2018 to Sunday 22 July 2018 , Bathurst
A showcase of all that is vibrant, creative and unique in the region, this magical winter event sees building come alive through static and interactive illuminations that transform historic architecture and everyday spaces into unique wonde…07 Jul - 22 Jul
Friday 10 August 2018 to Sunday 12 August 2018 , Bangalow
The Bangalow Music Festival returns presented by the Southern Cross Soloists. Delighting audiences from around the country with a sublime program of chamber music, the festival features the highest calibre chamber and orchestral musicians …10 Aug - 12 Aug
Sunday 27 August 2017 to Sunday 26 August 2018 , Dubbo
The Dubbo Stampede at Taronga Western Plains Zoo is the only major running festival that takes place in a zoo, anywhere in Australia. As well as the opportunity to run close to the zoo animals, the event also includes running around the su…27 Aug - 26 Aug
Wednesday 01 August 2018 to Friday 31 August 2018 , Nelson Bay
If you love seafood, this one's for you. Head to glorious Port Stephens, two and a half hours north of Sydney in August for a month-long celebration of the fresh and delicious Port Stephens seafood and the fisherman who put it from trawler …01 Aug - 31 Aug
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: