Things To Do in NSW

New South Wales has the largest population of any state in Australia. The majority of that population is located on the east coast, between the Pacific Ocean and the Great Dividing Range. This area of the state has numerous holiday destinations which feature great fishing, pristine beaches and plenty of activities for everyone. As its name suggest the Great Dividing Range, which includes the famous Blue Mountains, splits New South Wales in two and separates the green coastal region from the drier farming plains on the western side of the mountains. Even further out to the west of New South Wales is the desert areas of the great Australian Outback, where isolation is actually a thing of beauty. The mountains in New South Wales not only include some fantastic ski resorts on the south but also have some remarkable scenery and lots of national parks to explore. With a rich history, picturesque coastline and numerous holiday places travellers will find that there are lots of things to do in NSW all year round.

Below are destinations that contain some of the most popular things to do in New South Wales:

Things To Do In Sydney
The city of Sydney is not only a major business centre but also a popular holiday destination for interstate and overseas travellers. The city and surrounding suburbs are therefore filled with various things to do and see for people of all ages. These include iconic building to visit like the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, beaches to see at Bondi and Manly, exciting attractions like Luna Park and the Sydney Aquarium, fine dining to enjoy, excellent shopping and much, much more. All complemented by Sydney's main attraction, its picturesque harbour and warm weather.
Things To Do In Byron Bay
Ideally positioned on the eastern most point of Australia Byron Bay is a holiday makers paradise with warm weather, beautiful beaches, a relaxed & friendly atmosphere and lots of things to see and do. There is plenty of exciting nightlife in Byron Bay, as well as cosmopolitan cafes, art galleries and sub-tropical forests to explore. Travellers to Byron Bay can also take a romantic walk along the beach, learn to surf, experience sea kayaking, go diving in the sea, take a tour of the Cape Byron lighthouse or watch as humpback whales cruise past the coastline.
Things To Do In Newcastle
As the second largest city in New South Wales Newcastle has a lot going for it, including lots of beaches that are ideal for swimming and surfing, historic buildings, great coastal walks and a number of museums which depict the rich history of Newcastle. Also because Newcastle is a working port city you can get a close look at some big ships from either the land or a private fishing boat or ferry. Other things to do in this NSW city include exploring the nearby National Parks, see a live band at any of the local music venues and admire the artwork at the Regional Gallery.
Things To Do In Coffs Harbour
The northern NSW coastal town of Coffs Harbour is filled with lots of things to do because it is a popular holiday destination with couples and families all year round. Coffs Harbour is famous for the 'Big Banana' and it is still a popular attraction in the area. There is, however, a lot more to see and do in Coffs Harbour such as visiting the animals at the Pet Porpoise Pool, watching for humpback whales in the Solitary Islands marine park, snorkelling, diving, fishing or simply taking a relaxing walk along the beautiful beach and coastline.