Destination Guides: New South Wales

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From snowy peaks to world famous coastlines, sprawling deserts to sleepless cities, New South Wales has it all. History and modernity blend seamlessly in this east coast state, which is both Australia's oldest and most populous. National Parks, charming countries towns, a world class food and wine scene... there's no end to what can be discovered in New South Wales.

Read on to discover what makes New South Wales a must-visit destination, or head straight to Turu's listings to find and book holiday accommodation.

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Sydney

Sydney is the oldest and largest city in Australia, home to a number of iconic sights including the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge and Bondi Beach.

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a picturesque beachside town known for its surf beaches, warm weather and well preserved natural landscapes.

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Tamworth

The Tamworth region is one of the most luxuriant country landscapes in Australia, with the town known as the birthplace of Australian country music.

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Coffs Harbour

The friendly town of Coffs Harbour is surrounded by miles of beautiful coastline and serene national parkland, making it perfect for outdoor-oriented holidaymakers.

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Mount Kosciuszko

The Snowy Mountains in NSW are breathtaking at any time of the year, with Australia's highest peak Mount Kosciuszko (2229m) making a stunning choice for a country getaway. 

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Shoalhaven

Located on New South Wales’ beautiful coastline, about 200km south of Sydney, Shoalhaven is a hub for natural wonders just waiting to be discovered.

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Bondi Beach

One of the world's most famous beaches, Bondi Beach offers golden sands and crystal clear water.

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Clarence Coast

The Clarence Coast features 80 kilometres of glorious coastline, including breathtaking beaches, historic towns and villages and some of Australia's best fishing and surfing.

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Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a world-heritage listed site and is Australia's most extensive historical record of 19th century ship building.

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Deniliquin

Deniliquin is a town that may not have a single set of traffic lights, but is hive of regional activity.

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Albury

The NSW’s half of what is commonly recognised as Albury-Wodonga is widely beginning to be known as the Cosmopolitan centre of the Murray region. 

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The Murray River

Venture north of the border into NSW and you will find yourself in an area rich with produce and livestock. 

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Corowa

The Corowa and Howlong region is the undiscovered backdrop for the ultimate weekend getaway.

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The Budawangs

For a true taste of the wilderness, a journey through the Budawang Ranges is a must.

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Batemans Bay

Enjoy the best of both worlds with stunning beaches set against a rugged bushland landscape at this NSW hidden treasure.

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The Wellington Caves

Uncover the mysteries of the past at the history rich and fossil filled Wellington Caves.

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Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

An awe-inspiring destination of massive gorges and breathtaking waterfalls, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is the great outdoors at its absolute finest.

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Trial Bay

Trial Bay has a century-old jail and a laid-back ambience that draws regulars back for generations.

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Myall Lakes National Park

Enjoy relaxing by both lakes and ocean at the geographically blessed Myall Lakes National Park.

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill is known for its thriving arts community and access to outback adventure.

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Point Plomer

Discover golden beaches, lush rainforest and unbeatable camping at Point Plomer on the NSW north coast.

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Mollymook

If it’s pristine waters and relaxed coastal charm you’re searching for in a beach getaway, look no further than the hidden gem of the NSW South Coast, Mollymook.

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Aloomba Lavender Farm

Relax and unwind among fields of lavender – a peaceful sleep is pretty much guaranteed.

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Braidwood

Take a step back in time and visit Braidwood, a charming NSW township that has lost none of its Georgian flair.

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Farquhar Park

Waterfront views, epic sunsets and only a short stroll to the beach? We're talking about Farquhar Park, your new favourite camping ground.

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Abercrombie River National Park

The golden hills of Abercrombie River National Park are a place every camping enthusiast will want to call home. 

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Border Ranges

This world heritage listed national park is an untouched delight, with incredible views that are some of the best in the country.

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White Cliffs

The discovery of opal changed this far western corner of New South Wales forever.

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Lake Macquarie

It’s hard to resist the lure of Lake Macquarie – the sparkling water, lakeside camping and pristine environment make it a family-friendly wonderland.

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Top 5 destinations along the North Coast of NSW

There's more than a few hidden gems to discover along the North Coast of NSW, so don't rush this spectacular journey.