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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.

What's on in NSW

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.

  1. Blues and Berries Community Fair

    Sunday 04 November 2018 , Woolgoolga

    Bringing Blues and Berries to the beach. They hit the ground running in 2017 and are keen to bring an even bigger and better event in 2018. Join them for a day of all things Blues music and berries by the beach. They will have their Pie …

    04 Nov
  2. Port Stephens Toyota NSW Pro

    Saturday 03 November 2018 to Tuesday 13 November 2018 , Port Stephens Area

    The Port Stephens Toyota NSW Pro, Men’s QS1,000 and Women’s QS6,000 will be the final World Surf League Qualfying Series events to run in Australia for the season.…

    03 Nov - 13 Nov
  3. The Mullum Music Festival

    Thursday 15 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018 , Mullumbimby

    In a musical landscape dominated by super-festivals, there's an alternative breed of smaller, more boutique style events making their own very distinctive mark on the industry. Mullum Music Festival is one such event and its popularity wi…

    15 Nov - 18 Nov
  4. Kennards Hire Rally Australia World Rally Championship

    Thursday 15 November 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018 , Coffs Harbour

    The beautiful Coffs Coast of New South Wales will play host once again to Kennards Hire Rally Australia, the annual Australian leg and the closing round of the 2018 FIA World Rally Championship. Only Australia's second world championship e…

    15 Nov - 18 Nov
  5. Supercars Coates Hire Newcastle 500

    Friday 23 November 2018 to Sunday 25 November 2018 , Newcastle

    The Coates Hire Newcastle 500 has cemented its place as one of the most anticipated events on the sporting calendar. After the unprecedented success of the maiden event in 2017, with grandstands, pit lane walks and the Saturday concert ca…

    23 Nov - 25 Nov
  6. Fairgrounds Festival

    Friday 30 November 2018 to Saturday 01 December 2018 , Berry

    Fairgrounds Festival, situated in the idyllic town of Berry, harks back to festivals of the 70's with gourmet eats, artisan markets, intimate artist experiences, Little Fairgrounds and craft workshops - there's even a pool to make a splash …

    30 Nov - 01 Dec

Deals & Packages

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: