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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.
Wednesday 27 February 2019 to Monday 04 March 2019 , Avoca Beach
World-class surfing will return to Avoca Beach in 2019 with the announcement that the Vissla Central Coast Pro will be upgraded to a World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3,000 rated event. The elite six-day event will form the…27 Feb - 04 Mar
Saturday 09 March 2019 , Lismore
Eat the Street is a food, arts and music event celebrating the cosmopolitan and eclectic culture of Lismore. Going into it's fifth year the event attracts ‘foodies’ and ‘culture’ buffs from far and wide and is fast becoming a highlight on…09 Mar
Wednesday 13 March 2019 to Saturday 16 March 2019 , Coffs Harbour
Bigger, better, best! The aim of the tournament is to showcase representative Touch Football on a national stage, as well as provide an opportunity for the country's best athletes to come together and compete against each other. The…13 Mar - 16 Mar
Saturday 23 March 2019 , Griffith
Rewind in the Vines is a celebration of Australian rock icons and a showcase of the wines that put the Riverina in a global spotlight. This family-friendly festival aims to look back on the soundtracks of the 70s and 80s, set among the…23 Mar
Sunday 31 March 2019 , Orange
In the style of a European one-day classic, the Newcrest Orange Challenge is no easy cycle. There are no shortcuts. The quiet and car-free country roads are punctuated with sharp, tough climbs, never ending hills and challenging road…31 Mar
Friday 05 April 2019 to Sunday 14 April 2019 , Orange
The shires of Orange, Cabonne and Blayney are known as 'The Food Basket' of NSW. Each year F.O.O.D. Week (Food Of Orange District) supports local produce and 'fine food' with an annual event held over 10 days in April, showcasing the…05 Apr - 14 Apr
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: