About New South WalesBirthplace of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Mount Kosciuszko and The Australian Ballet, New South Wales is Australia’s most populous state…and for good reason. Situated in the east of Australia, New South Wales is boarded by Queensland in the north, Victoria in the south and South Australia in the west, with the Tasman Sea as its coastline. Having the best of both worlds, New South Wales largely misses the extreme temperatures which hit its bordering states, making for comfortably warm summers and mild winters.
Home to some 7 million people, New South Wales holds what is perhaps Australia’s most historic and internationally renowned state capital of Sydney, where tourists gather in thousands to begin their Australian adventure. Whether you find yourself attempting an opera in the Sydney Opera House, driving through the scenic route of the outback or heading to the HunterValley for some fine wining and dining, New South Wales has an assortment of activities, catering to every traveler’s itinerary.
What to do in New South Wales
Here you will the best of what New South Wales has on offer, with a list of the top 15 destinations, attractions and activities every visitor should see, do and explore for themselves.