11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia


Australia is a outrageous country.

Huge, in this case, definition 7.692 million block kilometres.

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There are copiousness of overwhelming spots to revisit within this huge island and one of them is New South Wales.

The segment creates adult usually 10% of Australia though is home to some implausible scenery, cities, wildlife and unconstrained beaches. (And even during 10%, it’s still 3 times bigger than a UK.)

If we make a trip, here are 11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales:

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1. Sydney

Chances are, if you’re flying from a UK, you’ll be alighting in Sydney.

It’s good value spending some time in this worldly city, that has pleasing beaches, illusory restaurants and of march a iconic Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

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Potts Point is a good bottom for a few days in Sydney, with easy entrance to both a beaches and a city centre, as good as some glorious bars.

The newly non-stop Larmont by Lancemore has overwhelming views of a gulf from their pleasing suites.

2. Hunter Valley

Two hours North of Sydney is Hunter Valley.

This is Australia’s oldest booze region, with some-more than 150 wineries.

hunter valley
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The Hunter Valley is best famous for Semillion, though also produces some poetic Chardonnay and Shiraz.

It’s a pleasant area with pleasing perspective and copiousness of attic doors to representation a wines.

3. Byron Bay

At a really tip of New South Wales is Byron Bay.

It’s not formidable to see because this small city has turn so popular, with illusory beaches, sensuous rainforest, good roller and a poetic independent atmosphere.

Australia’s easternmost city is a ideal place to unwind, with copiousness of yoga and imagining classes and some tasty food on offer.

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For ultimate relaxation, stay during Elements of Byron, with beachside villas and a fanciful firth pool.

And if we can, conduct to Byron Bay during Easter for a illusory Bluesfest – an impossibly cold song festival featuring blues and roots artists from all over a world.

Previous artists have enclosed Jack Johnson, Status Quo and John Legend.

4. Palm Beach

Fans of Home and Away will recognize Palm Beach, as it is a filming plcae for Summer Bay.

11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia
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You competence be propitious adequate to revisit on a filming day, though if not, we can still admire a pleasing beach and poise for a print in front of Alf’s attract emporium and Summer Bay Surf Club.

While you’re here, take a transport adult to a Barrenjoey Lighthouse for implausible views of a beaches below.

5. Mollymook

Mollymook is a poetic small strand city in a south of a state.

The pleasing 2km beach is good for amateur surfers and bodyboarders, and there is a pleasing healthy stone pool for a relaxing dip. (Known as a Bogey Hole!)

11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia
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Mollymook is also home to a fanciful Bannisters By The Sea Resort, that facilities multi awarded seafood grill – Rick Stein during Bannisters, owned by a distinguished British chef.

There, we will find sea perspective bedrooms with jacuzzis on a balcony.

6. The Blue Mountains

While usually an hour and a half inland, a Blue Mountains feel a universe divided from a beaches of Sydney.

Situated within a World Heritage site, it’s an area of thespian scenery, with overwhelming hikes and some poetic small towns.

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Not to skip are a Three Sisters Lookout, Grand Canyon Hike and Govetts Leap.

It’s also a good mark for Canyoning, that involves donning a wetsuit and abseiling by waterfalls, wading by rivers, exploring glow-worm caves and jumping into H2O pools.

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7. Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay is a pleasing area around 3 hours south of Sydney.

Its transparent clear waters are home to dolphins and fur seals, and it boasts smashing white silt beaches, including a whitest silt in a universe during Hyams Beach.

11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia
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There are dual National Parks adjacent a bay, the Jervis Bay Marine Park and Booderee National Park, that are full of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos, wombats and echidnas, as good as even some-more extraordinary beaches.

8. Tamworth

Tamworth is Australia’s nation song capital, and home to Australia’s largest song festival, The Tamworth Country Music Festival.

This city is surrounded by pleasing landscape, including inhabitant parks and copiousness of farms, that supply Tamworth’s restaurants with illusory produce.

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No revisit to Tamworth is finish though a stop during a famous ‘Big Golden Guitar’. A 12 metre statue celebrating a cities low-pitched heritage.

9. The Royal National Park

South of Sydney is a Royal National Park.

Here we will find walking trails, stone pools, beaches and pleasing wildlife.

11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia
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Stop during Wattamolla for a float in a firth and afterwards transport to a figure 8 pools from Burning Palms beach.

North of this is Garie Beach, that is renouned with surfers for it’s consistently good waves, and lifelike surroundings.

10.The Snowy Mountains

You competence not design Australia to be a ski destination, though it’s indeed home to a series of alpine resorts.

The Snowy Mountains segment facilities Australia’s 5 top peaks, and renouned resorts Perisher and Thredbo.

11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia
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While they might not compare a pistes of a French Alps, they still have copiousness of runs on offer, and Perisher is indeed a largest ski resort in a Southern Hemisphere.

11. Yamba

Often cited as ‘the subsequent Byron Bay’, Yamba is a loose city in a north of NSW, during a mouth of a Clarence River.

Yamba boasts 11 pleasing beaches, and if that’s not enough, there is also Angourie Beach only down a highway (considered one of a best roller beaches in Australia).

11 extraordinary destinations to revisit in New South Wales, Australia
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If surfing’s not your thing, afterwards there’s good fishing, snorkelling and some poetic restaurants and cafes.

How to get there:

Etihad flies daily from London to Sydney in economy from £712 return.

The best approach to get around New South Wales is by car, and there are also revisit flights between a vital towns and cities if you’re brief on time.

If a suspicion of a prolonged moody from a UK is a small too much, there are copiousness of good stopover options en route, including Abu Dhabi. And don’t forget to move your cozzie (swimsuit), thongs (flip-flops) and cork shawl (just kidding)!

Where to stay:

Larmont Sydney has bedrooms with implausible views from £136 ($229 AUD) a night. Suites start during £225 ($379 AUD) a night.

Rooms during a poetic sea side Bannisters by a Sea start from £220 ($370 AUD) per night.

The Botanica Villas during Elements of Byron start from £210 ($355 AUD) for dual people, including continental breakfast, high speed wifi and yoga classes.

Tamworth’s Studio 367 offers bedrooms from £98 ($165 AUD) a night.

Hayley Lewis is a British transport author and writer formed in Sydney. You can follow Hayley’s travels at alovelyplanet.com or on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

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