Whether you are after adventure, inner city excitement or lazy beach days, New South Wales has something for you! With varying accommodation options available to suit everyone, you will be able to explore the wonders of New South Wales from a campervan, campground, cute beach-side rental or a luxury apartment. We have put together a list of five must visit places in New South Wales that will suit every kind of holiday making traveller.
Sydney – the capital city of New South Wales and the largest city in Australia, is a bustling metropolis of excitement. Home to the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House and beautiful and exciting Darling Harbour, this city will not fail to impress. Once you’ve taken in the inner-city sights, stroll down Oxford Street for some retail therapy with some of Australia’s foremost fashionistas or enjoy getting swept up in the famous Paddy’s Markets! – a melting pot of excitement. Enjoy a dip at one of Australia’s most famous beaches – Bondi Beach, followed by a delicious meal at one of many internationally acclaimed restaurants. Whether it be a day trip or something a little longer, soak up the many sights Sydney has to offer!
The Hunter Valley is one of the largest river valleys in New South Wales and is world famous for its incredible wineries. With its close proximity to Sydney, the Hunter Valley is never short of visitors and is incredibly popular with travellers and holiday makers far and wide. Why not book a few nights at Blacksmiths Beachside Holiday Park and make the Hunter Valley high on the list of places to visit?
While you’re enjoying your stay, you can add Lake Macquarie to the itinerary. A beautiful pocket of paradise on the New South Wales Coast, spend a day outdoors exploring the sights and relax on one of the many stunning beaches.
The Blue Mountains
The Blue Mountains also border Sydney’s metropolitan area, making it an easy must-see attraction to the region of New South Wales. The Blue Mountains hold a great deal of history and importance to the Aboriginal people, its first inhabitants and is listed as a World Heritage area offering some of the most magnificent views in the entire state. The Three Sisters, near Katoomba, is the region’s best known tourist sight. At night the rock formation is lit with floodlights, creating an eerie and hauntingly beautiful sight against the night sky. Ingenia Holidays Avina is near by and offers powered sites for tents, caravans and motorhomes, cabins and luxury accommodation to provide you a tranquil rural setting to enjoy when you return from a day of exploring the region.
The well-known beachside town of Byron Bay located in the far north eastern corner of New South Wales is known for its laid-back vibe and tropical feel. The warm temperatures are perfect for snorkelling and diving and the beaches are incredible. Subtropical rainforests are nearby, whale watching and areas such as Nightcap National Park with the beautiful Minyon Falls are all in easy reach for tourists. Why not take advantage of Family Parks Travel Rewards and receive a 3rd night free* to spend in this little slice of Australian paradise? Gwydir Carapark and Thermal Pools located off the Newell Highway is the perfect place to stay to make day trips to Byron Bay and its beautiful surroundings. With four artesian thermal pools available for guest use, you can continue that feeling of paradise right through your stay.
The Murray River
The Murray River is Australia’s longest river and one of the most famous! Creating the border between New South Wales and Victoria, the Murray is home to many native fish and other aquatic life such as the Murray short-neck turtle. Houseboats are common along the river and a number of both modern and historic steam paddle boats offer cruises along its waters, ranging from just a few hours to up to 5 days. Barham Holiday Park offers a picture perfect place to stay, right on the Murray River. Positioned in a natural bush setting, enjoy the peace and tranquillity beside the magnificent red gums. With fifteen cabins, powered and un-powered grass sites and four ensuite sites available, your stay here will be stress free and oh so enjoyable.
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