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New South Wales Travel Tips & Suggestions

Forster is the nicest place in Oz.
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!
Griffith is absolutely amazing! Believe me!
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 …
Nimbin is disgusting. Don't even bother coming here. There are far better places to visit in the region.
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.
Port Macquarie is a nice town for a visit and the beaches are very nice as well.
Batemans Bay is very far from the beach and attractions -- too far if you do not have transport.
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.
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 …
Wollongong "the Gong" is seaside city, an hour south of Sydney with a few hostels in Wollongong providing budget accommodations. It has a population of just under 300,000 people, and an internationally recognized University with 22,000 students. The city gets a lot of tourists as it is known for its great beaches and …
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 …
Located just north of the Victorian boarder is a small town called Eden -- it is Australia's deepest natural harbour, and according to the locals, was in the running for the location of the nation's capital as a result. It's a great town for the keen fisherman; locals claim Eden is a "drinking town with a fishing …
When Australians hear the word Bega, they automatically think cheese -- this town is home to the famous Bega brand of cheese. You can visit the Bega Cheese Heritage Center and sample some of the most popular types of cheese. Once you have had your cheese fix, it will be time to work off all of those calories by taking …
Bellingen is set just a short distance inland from the coast, on what was the highest navigable point of the Bellinger River on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Founded around the logging of red cedar timber, this old historic town has retained many of its old buildings and with the influx of alternative …
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 …
Newcastle is a city and metropolitan area in New South Wales, Australia. Being the second biggest city area in NSW (after Sydney), Newcastle has over 500,000 people and is also the oldest seaport in all of Australia. Newcastle is known for its big steel industry and docks, and it's in the middle of one of the most …
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 …