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New South Wales Travel Tips & Suggestions

Griffith is absolutely amazing! Believe me!
Port Macquarie is a nice town for a visit and the beaches are very nice as well.
Byron Bay is the most beautiful town we've seen so far. So lush, great health minded shops, lots of holistic therapies available, we'll be back to stay much longer next time!
Nimbin is disgusting. Don't even bother coming here. There are far better places to visit in the region.
Forster is the nicest place in Oz.
Batemans Bay is very far from the beach and attractions -- too far if you do not have transport.
I am returning there for the third time this coming January. Merimbula is a great place to stay with friendly managers and close to where I like to snorkel and bodyboard.
I loved Sydney and Australia. I went for the spring in 2001 and stayed in a southern suburb of Sydney called Glebe. I loved everything. My boyfriend and I got a camper RV and drove up the coast for a 3 weeks, it was so amazing, and we even got to the great barrier reef and the Whitsunday Islands. You have to go, if …
Bellingen is a very peaceful place, surrounded by natural beauty -- the perfect place to relax for a couple of days and also to explore the surrounding by mountain bike and on horseback. By car there are some great beaches within easy reach. This place felt like a home away from home during my six-month backpack trip.
Jindabyne comes alive during the months of June through to September when the winter snow season is in full swing.There are good pubs and restaurants all within walking distance of each other. Check out the live music or maybe grab a steak at the one of the restaurants after a great day skiing or snowboarding.
Port Macquarie is a small, quiet but adorable city, well known for its fantastic beaches, landscapes, walking tracks, and water sports. Port Macquarie is located on the east coast of Australia (sill part of New South Wales); you can get here by car or by public transport (Greyhound and Premier are the best known …
Coffs Harbour, a small, cozy beach city about six hours up the east coast from Sydney, is easily reachable by train or Greyhound bus, which are both really comfortable. If you are traveling up the east coast, it's worth stopping over and staying in Coffs Harbour for a night or two. It has everything you need -- the …
Bundanoon is a small picturesque town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, just one hundred fifty kilometres southwest of Sydney. It’s the perfect spot to find a hostel for a mini-break in the country if you’re working in the city and it's also a good base for hikers exploring the nearby national parks. …
Surf, sun, and fun are high on the agendas of most visitors to Sydney, so it's a great place to visit and an even better place to stay. Friendly locals, beautiful beaches, great culture, and fabulous night-life combine to make this a must-see location. There are plenty of hostels in Sydney, although expect Australian …
Katoomba is one of the largest towns just off the highway that runs through Blue Mountains National Park. All of the hostels in Katoomba are in a fairly clustered area along the town's main stretch just off the highway, so you will not have to look far to find most of your amenities and things that you might need …
Situated on the New England Highway, approximately four hundred twenty kilometres northwest of Sydney, Tamworth is Australia’s country music capital. A regional centre with a population of around forty thousand people, the city is located at the southern end of New South Wales’ picturesque New England region and is a …
Jindabyne is most commonly known as a gateway town to the ski resorts in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales, situated approximately two hours' drive from Canberra it can be a good place to find a hostel as your base in the area. Jindabyne or “Jindy” as it is known by locals, is dominated by Lake Jindabyne. The …
Thredbo is located in the Snowy Mountains about two hours from Canberra. In winter, the town is one of Australia's most popular ski resorts, so book your hostel in advance. With a good lift system, there is enough terrain to keep intermediate-advanced skiers and boarders entertained for three days. There are plenty of …
Situated approximately three hours' drive north of Sydney and one hour from Newcastle, beautiful sunny Port Stephens on New South Wales' mid-north coast is one of the state's most popular year-round playgrounds. Approximately one hundred thirty square kilometres in area, this large sheltered expanse of water is a …
Byron Bay is a friendly little town located on the Australian east coast, and is popular among both international backpackers and Australian sun-seekers. The place is hippy-chic and has some amazing beaches, lots of (surf) shops, many restaurant options also for vegetarians and vegans, and a hinterland with waterfall …