New South Wales Holidays
That sprawling harbour, world-renowned Opera House and the iconic Blue Mountains – Sydney in all its glory is often the first thing international visitors to Australia see when they fly in. But it’s just the beginning of the treasures that the state of New South Wales has to offer. Motoring out of the city and along the coast, charming beach towns abound, complete with fresh fish and chips and pro surfers out from dawn to dusk. And then there’s the wildlife. Look out for migrating humpback whales in Port Stephens, bottlenose dolphins in Jervis Bay, seals off Montague Island and a plethora of technicolour fish off Lord Howe. A New South Wales holiday offers the perfect fusion of wildlife, city culture and laid-back living.
Popular Tailor-made New South Wales Holiday Itineraries
With wine regions, nature-filled parks and Aboriginal culture in heaps, there’s so much to do in New South Wales. Thankfully our tailor-made holidays encompass the very best of the state, including unrivalled travel experiences – think helicopter rides over Sydney Harbour, sipping local wines in the Hunter Valley, or trekking through the misty Blue Mountains. If all that’s not enough, all of our trips include flights, accommodation, transfers and other in-destination transport too, while each and every aspect can be tailor made to suit you.
Places to visit in New South Wales
From Bondi where the surf’s up, to the white sands of Jervis Bay – where humpback whales migrate between May and November – there are plenty of places to discover in New South Wales. Beyond the beach, sip wines in Hunter Valley, pound the pavement in Sydney, or hike through the beautiful Blue Mountains. Your adventure starts here…
New South Wales Holiday Types
If it’s a Sydney city break you’re craving, the chance to get up close with local marine life, or to indulge in five-star properties all around the state, we have a vast range of New South Wales holidays to suit all travel types. Check out our range below or chat to one of our Travel Experts today about crafting a trip that’s tailor made to your needs.
More About New South Wales
Capital city: Sydney
Currency: Australian Dollar
Vaccinations: Extra vaccinations are not required.
Flight time: London to Sydney flight time is 22 hours and will include a stopover.
Main Airport: Sydney Airport
Visas: British Citizens require a tourist eTA visa, which you can apply for online.
Top 3 Things to Do in New South Wales
- Take a seaplane ride over Sydney Harbour
- Hike through the Blue Mountains
- Search for marine life in Port Stephens
When to Go to New South Wales
Regardless of the season, there’s always something amazing to do in New South Wales. The weather is fairly pleasant throughout the year, and even in the months of June, July and August, the temperature rarely dips below 7°C. So whether you want to seek out local wildlife, sip wines in the vineyards or explore Sydney, this state is very much a year-round destination. Just remember to bring a brolly and a jumper in the autumn and winter. Check out our guide on when to go to New South Wales for more information.
Why Book Your New South Wales Holiday With Flight Centre
Local knowledge: Born and bred Down Under, we’ve got people all over New South Wales – from Byron Bay right down to Wollongong – not to mention in the UK, where most of our Travel Experts are either from, have visited or have lived in Australia.
Flexibility: We offer flexible deposits, the opportunity to pay the balance of your holiday just 10 weeks before departure and fixed change and cancellation fees.
Flight Centre Concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a New South Wales holiday with us you’ll benefit from our dedicated concierge service and have access to our 24/7 Emergency Assistance phoneline.