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New South Wales highlights

New South Wales highlights

From stunning coastal landscapes to the undulating plains of the New England region, New South Wales is jam-packed with quality travel destinations for you to visit this autumn.

Jervis Bay

The pure white sands and turquoise waters of Jervis Bay are truly spectacular; if you’re undecided about where to go on your next New South Wales trip, make sure to put Jervis Bay on your list.

It’s an adventurer’s paradise with plenty of space for swimming, kayaking, boating and surfing. The towns of Huskisson, Vincentia and Hyams Beach all have excellent access to the pristine white beaches with plenty of facilities. If you’d rather stay dry and enjoy the inland beauties of Jervis Bay, then there are plenty of bushwalks for you to embark on.


A visit to New South Wales wouldn’t be complete without a trip to Sydney. A slow wander around the iconic Circular Quay is nothing short of a cultural pilgrimage. Here, you can take in the mesmerising iconic sails of the Sydney Opera House up close and watch the yachts sail into the harbour. Grab a bite to eat and relax in the gentle autumn sun, then make the walk across the famous coathanger itself – the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


With rural charm, scenic country vistas, fascinating colonial history and bountiful local produce to try, Goulburn is the perfect destination for a relaxing rural retreat, only two hours’ drive from Sydney. As Australia’s first inland city, there’s plenty of history to be uncovered and explored.

A wander through the streets will reveal the beautifully maintained colonial-era buildings. Old wool warehouses, converted pubs and workers’ cottages stand as reminders of Goulburn’s flour and woollen milling history. Take a stroll through one of the impressive houses and grounds for a more intimate experience of Goulburn’s colonial past.

Coffs Harbour

Spectacular natural beauty, an exciting array of outdoor activities, and an impressive range of restaurants and local produce make Coffs Harbour the perfect all-in-one destination. Situated at the heart of the Coffs Coast on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour is about 540 kilometres north of Sydney and 400 kilometres south of Brisbane.

To get your bearings once you get there, make sure you head up to Sealy Lookout, about a 10-minute drive from the city centre. This is an excellent way to view the beauty of Coffs Harbour all at once; walk out onto the 21-metre lookout and take in the azure sea, the gorgeous stretches of beach and the subtropical rainforest.

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