New South Wales Travel Tips

Welcome to our New South Wales travel tips page. If you are planning a trip to visit NSW and want suggestions on all the best places to visit and things to see and do, this page is for you!

New South Wales travel tips

NSW is Australia’s most populous state and it’s also our home state.

We grew up on the Central Coast just one hour north of Sydney. We fell in love with Sydney at a young age and have visited often over the years, and we’ve also extensively explored both the north and south coasts, and to a lesser extent country NSW.

On this page you will find our best NSW travel tips and advice on where to go in New South Wales including things to do in Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle, the Central Coast, Country NSW, South Coast NSW, and places in between.

Within each article you’ll get suggestions on where to eat and drink, where to sleep, how to get around, and the best things to see and do.

Click on each link below in the table of contents to go direct to each topic, or scroll through manually to your place of interest.

New South Wales Travel Tips

Sydney Travel Tips

Byron Bay

Sunset at Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
Sunset at Byron Bay


Hunter Valley

Jervis Bay

Central Coast

Snowy Mountains

Coffs Harbour

Port Macquarie




Adventure Playground, Bathurst, NSW
Autumn in Bathurst





Best of NSW

Find exciting tours and things to do in NSW

Click here to see the available tours on offer in NSW through our partners at Get Your Guide.

Accommodation in NSW is our preferred accommodation provider for hotels, apartments, and hostels. They have over 3,800 properties in NSW and you get free cancellation on most rooms and a best price guarantee.

Airbnb is a great option for staying in apartments and people’s homes and living like a local. We’ve got a $40AUD credit for you on your first stay.


Flights to NSW

Skyscanner is a great flight search comparison site that searches millions of flights in one search. Once you find your best deal, book directly through the airline (no extra fees).


Car Rental in NSW is the world’s biggest car rental booking service that compares all the major brands in one search like Hertz, Avis, Alamo, Thrifty and Europcar and they find you the best price. They have locations all over Australia.


Guide Book

Lonely Planet are our guide books of choice. We’ve been using them since the 1990’s. But we use them as they are intended to be used “as a guide” and don’t just stick to everything LP says. Buy them on Amazon.

Lonely Planet guide books for Australia

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Planning a trip to NSW, Australia? Check out these tips on the best places to visit, booking accommodation, flights, and much more!

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