New South Wales

New South Wales Cities, Towns and Regions

New South Wales is home to one third of Australians and claims to have the biggest economy of all states and its capital is Australia’s best known city, Sydney.

The 1000km eastern coastline offers a range of ports, beaches and tourist destination. Central Coast covering the Gosford and Wyong Shire offer an escape for Sydney dwellers. Other popular holiday destinations include Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay

Inland is the Great Dividing Range with the Blue Mountains and the Snowy Mountains and Mt Kosciuszko with winter ski resorts.

Further inland is farmland extending to the dry western plains and desert. Broken Hill is the western-most town in NSW – further from Sydney than it is from Adelaide or Melbourne.

South of Sydney is the Illawarra, Shoalhaven & Southern Highlands Region

New South Wales operates on Australian Eastern Standard Time. They put their clocks forward each summer for daylight saving.

You can find pages for regions, cities and towns in New South Wales by following the links on the left. There are also special pages for NSW Holiday Parks and NSW Cabins and Cottages

See BCL Sydney for a lot more statewide information pages

Woolgoolga, NSW

Woolgoolga is a seaside town on the Pacific Highway, approximately 550 km north of Sydney, 25 kilometres north of Coffs Harbour, and 365 km south of Brisbane. Woolgoolga Headland, also known as Whale Watch Headland, is a popular spot to see migrating Humpback Whales between May and November. Woolgoolga’s has a large Sikh/Punjabi population and… Read More

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Bulahdelah, NSW

Bulahdelah is a small country town on the Myall River, in the North Coast region of New South Wales. See a local directory site here. The area offers farmstay and cottages for rural getaways. Bulahdelah Holiday Accommodation  … Read More

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Toukley, Central Coast, NSW

Toukley is nestled between Tuggerah Lake, Budgewoi Lake, and the Pacific Ocean, approximately 107 km north of Sydney. The new Toukley bridge completed in 1985 links Toukley on the eastern side of the Lakes system with Gorokan on the west, replacing the old two lane wooden bridge. Toukley Holiday Accommodation… Read More

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Coffs Harbour Tours & Experiences

Coffs Harbour is a popular holiday town on the east coast, mid way between Sydney and Brisbane along the Pacific Highway… Read More

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NSW Regional Backpacker Hostels

There’s more to New South Wales than Syndye. Here are some backpacker hostels to stay in while you explore regional NSW… Read More

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Farmstays in New South Wales

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Central Coast Backpacker and Budget Accommodation

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Byron Bay Cheap Accommodation – 3 star

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Byron Bay Budget Accommodation – 3.5 star

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Byron Bay Quality Accommodation – 4 star

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Byron Bay Luxury Accommodation – 4.5 star

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Tuncurry

Tuncurry is in the north coast region of New South Wales, just over 300 km north of Sydney. Tuncurry is connected to the larger town of Forster by a bridge over Wallis Lake. Local attractions include One Mile Beach and Booti Booti National Park. Forster Accommodation… Read More

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Perisher Valley Accommodation

Perisher is Australia’s largest skiing resort, in the beautiful Australian Snowy Mountains Region, approximately 600km south-west of Sydney. Perisher Valley Accommodation… Read More

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Maitland Accommodation

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Yass, 2582, NSW, Australia

Yass is a small town with rolling countryside, set against the Yass River. Located near the junction of the Hume and Barton Highways, 50km north-north-west of Canberra, Yass is located in New South Wales Capital Country Region. Yass Accommodation… Read More

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Young, 2594, NSW, Australia

Young A former goldmining city located in the western part of The Great Dividing Range, New South Wales, about half way between Bathurst and Wagga Wagga. Young is part of New South Wales Capital Country Region. Young is known as the ‘Cherry Capital of Australia’, with some of the local cherry and stone fruit orchards… Read More

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Yamba NSW Hotels, Motels, Accommodation

Yamba and Iluka headlands are at the mouth of the Clarence River estuary. See the Yamba local tourist and visitor information site. Accommodation in Yamba… Read More

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Yamba, 2464, NSW, Australia

Yamba and Iluka headlands are at the mouth of the Clarence River estuary, renowned for its lake, sea and river fishing. Yamba is in New South Wales’ North Coast Region. Yamba Holiday Accommodation Hotels, Motels, Accommodation in Yamba Accommodation in Iluka Yamba School & Community Links Postcode: 2464 Local Council: Clarence Valley Council Local Schools… Read More

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Wollongong, 2500, NSW, Australia

Wollongong (“the Gong”) is on the south coast of New South Wales, in the Illawarra Region. It is the third largest city in New South Wales. Serviced offices and other links.

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West Wyalong, 2671, NSW, Australia

West Wyalong, 468 km west of Sydney, is the major town in the  Bland Shire in the Central West region of NSW.  The town has a gold-mining history. The Newell and Mid Western Highways converge for some distance here which means it is a popular stop-off point and meeting place for drivers travelling between Melbourne… Read More

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Hotels & Accommodation in Wollongong NSW

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Hotels in Wagga Wagga NSW

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Wentworth Falls, 2782, NSW, Australia

Wentworth Falls is a town in the Blue Mountains, approximately 100km west of Sydney on the Great Western Highway. Wentworth Falls Accommodation… Read More

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Tumut, 2720, NSW, Australia

Tumut is on the banks of the Tumut River at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains and is referred to as the gateway to the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Tumut is approximately 410 km (250 miles) south-west of Sydney and 525 km (330 miles) north-east of Melbourne. Tumut is on the Snowy Mountains Highway that runs… Read More

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Tweed Coast, 2485, 2486, NSW, Australia

Tweed Coast refers to a section of coastline in the far north-eastern section of New South Wales, known for its magnificent beachfront. The Gold Coast straddles the border with Coolangatta in Queensland, and Tweed Heads and Kingscliff in New South Wales. Tweed Coast is part of the New South Wales Far North Coast Region. Tweed… Read More

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Ulladulla, 2539, NSW, Australia

Ulladulla is a coastal town in Shoalhaven City, on the Princes Highway between Nowra and Batemans Bay in the New South Wales South Coast Region . The Ulladulla Lighthouse at Wardens Head is one of only 2 towers in New South Wales made from wrought iron plates. Every Easter, Ulladulla holds the Blessing of the… Read More

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Wagga Wagga, 2650, NSW, Australia

Wagga Wagga (called simply Wagga by locals) is a city on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in the Riverina Region. It is the largest inland city in New South Wales Wagga Wagga is midway between Sydney and Melbourne – approx 500 km from each capital, where the Sturt and Olympic highways meet, and west… Read More

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Thredbo chalets, apartments and resorts, Thredbo 2625, NSW, Australia

Thredbo is one of Australia’s leading ski resorts. It is near the border with Victoria in the Kosciuszko National Park, in the Snowy Mountains Region of New South Wales, approximately 500km south of Sydney. Thredbo Accommodation… Read More

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Tocumwal, 2714, NSW, Australia

Tocumwal is on the New South Wales side of the Murray River, and just over 280 kms from Melbourne. The Newell Highway starts at Tocumwal and runs all the way to Goondiwindi on the Queensland border. One of the town’s more unusual attractions is the Big Murray Cod made from fibreglass and more than 6… Read More

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Thredbo Valley, 2625, NSW, Australia

Thredbo Valley in the Snowy Mountains Region of New South Wales, is approximately 500km south of Sydney and one of Australia’s leading ski resorts. Thredbo Valley Accommodation see more Thredbo chalets, apartments and resorts… Read More

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Tenterfield, 2372, NSW, Australia

Tenterfield is at the junction of the New England and Bruxner Highways, in the New England Region of New South Wales. It is 275km south-west of Brisbane and 699km north of Sydney. There many beautiful colonial buildings in Tenterfield, as well as spectacular displays of autumn leaves. Tenterfield is famous for being the site of… Read More

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Taree, 2430, NSW, Australia

Taree is a city on the north coast of New South Wales, approximately 310 km north of Sydney, the centre of an agricultural district. Taree is part of New South Wales North Coast Region. Local Council: Greater Taree City Council TAFE / Universities: North Coast Institute of TAFE – Taree Campus Club Taree – Taree… Read More

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Tathra, 2550, NSW, Australia

Tathra is a coastal town on the south coast of New South Wales near Bega. Tourist attractions including Old Tathra Wharf, Mimosa Rocks National Park and Borrunda National Park. Tathra is in the Bega Valley Shire Council local government area and is part of New South Wales South Coast Region. Tathra Accommodation… Read More

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Tamworth, 2340, NSW, Australia

Serviced offices and other links for Tamworth is on the New England Highway, in the New England Region of New South Wales.

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Tamworth Hotels and Accommodation NSW

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Singleton, 2330, NSW, Australia

Singleton is set on the Hunter River, approximately 183km north-west of Sydney, considered to be the geographical heart of the Hunter Valley. Singleton  Activities and Attractions Royal Australian Infantry Museum – Lone Pine Barracks, Range Rd, Singleton Sacred Spaces – Tours and musical events in the Convent of the Sisters of Mercy. Mercy Convent, Queen… Read More

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Snowy Mountains, NSW, Australia

Mount Kosciuszko in the Snowy Mountains is Australia’s highest mountain and the Snowy River is Australia’s highest river. They form parts of the Australian Alps and the Great Dividing Range. The Snowy Mountains are known for the historic Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme, and Banjo Patterson’s “The Man from Snowy River.” During the winter months, major winter… Read More

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South Coast Region, NSW, Australia

The South Coast Region refers to the southern coastline and hinterland from Sydney which offers long stretches of sandy beaches, rivers, lakes and forests. The South Coast Region includes the following towns and cities: Batemans Bay Bega near the junction of the Princes and Snowy Mountain Highways which link Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. Bermagui seaside… Read More

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South West Rocks, 2431, NSW, Australia

South West Rocks is near the mouth of the Macleay River, in the North Coast Region of New South Wales. Local Council: Kempsey Shire Council Local Schools: South West Rocks Public School South West Rocks Accommodation… Read More

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Shoalhaven Heads, 2535, NSW, Australia

Shoalhaven Heads is a coastal town in Shoalhaven, most renowned for its spectacular surfing beach. Shoalhaven Heads is part of New South Wales Illawara Region. Shoalhaven Heads Accommodation Accommodation is available at nearby Nowra. Shoalhaven Heads School & Community Links Postcode: 2535 Local Council: Shoalhaven City Council Local Schools: Shoalhaven Heads Public School Shoalhaven Heads… Read More

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Riverina Region, NSW, Australia

Riverina refers to a south-western agricultural region of New South Wales, noted for its flat plains and warm to hot climate.  The Riverina Region includes the following towns: Griffith Hay Narrandera Wagga Wagga Riverina Community Links Riverina Environmental Education Centre  … Read More

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Rothbury, 2325, NSW, Australia

Rothbury is in the Hunter Valley, north of Cessnock.  It is well known for producing excellent table wines. Adventure activities including hot air ballooning, rally car driving and fighter jet flights are local attractions. The Hunter Valley Railway Trust and Railway Museum are located on the site of the famous Rothbury Riots in the heart… Read More

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Scone, 2337, NSW, Australia

Scone is on the New England Highway, north of Aberdeen and Muswellbrook, in the Upper Hunter Shire in the Hunter Valley region.  Lake Glenbawn recreation area and Barrington Tops National Park are within easy driving distance. As well as farming, the Scone region is known for breeding thoroughbred racehorses and is known as the “Horse… Read More

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Shoal Bay, 2315, NSW, Australia

Shoal Bay is a town in the North Coast region of New South Wales, located on the southern shore of Port Stephens, it is a popular tourist destination during summer months. Shoal Bay Accommodation… Read More

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Port Macquarie NSW Hotels & Resorts

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Port Stephens NSW Hotels & Resorts

Port Stephens is just over two hours drive North from Sydney. Whales visit Port Stephens in winter each year, and the dolphins live there happily year round. It is a beautiful place to be at any time of the year. See also Shoal Bay and Nelson Bay accommodation… Read More

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Queanbeyan, 2620, NSW, Australia

Queanbeyan Queanbeyan is a city in the south-east of New South Wales, the city lies on the Australian Capital Territory border and is just 10km from Canberra’s CBD. Queanbeyan is part of New South Wales Capital Country Region. Queanbeyan Hotel / Motel Accommodation  See Queanbeyan Canberra Hotels and Motels in our Canberra section. Queanbeyan School… Read More

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Port Stephens, 2317, NSW Activities

Port Stephens is a large natural harbour that is located 159km north-east of Sydney, surrounded by a number of small towns developed around the port for fishing and tourism purposes. Port Stephens is part of New South Wales North Coast Region. Nelson Bay is a popular holiday town on the southern shore of Port Stephens… Read More

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Backpacker hostels in Port Macquarie NSW

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Hotels and Accommodation in Pokolbin, 2320, Hunter Valley

Pokolbin is at the center of the Hunter Valley wine Region, located between Cessnock and Branxton in the Hunter Valley Region of New South Wales. Pokolbin Accommodation… Read More

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