Sydney is the capital of New South Wales and one of the most visited cities in the world. From the iconic Sydney Opera House and sparkling harbour to the award winning Taronga Zoo and world-famous Bondi Beach, Sydney is an exciting city full of activity and adventure.Vivid Sydney, a festival of light, music and ideas, features a mesmerizing free public exhibition of outdoor lighting sculptures and cutting-edge music programs. Sydney is transformed into a wonderland of innovative light installations and projections. Musical performances at the Sydney Opera House and at other venues throughout Sydney feature a lively eclectic range of live performances and musical collaborations.Undeniably, there is more to New South Wales than one city. Beyond the glamour of Sydney, New South Wales is a unique Australian State with a dynamic range of rich experiences. Unearth ancient World Heritage listed sites including the grand Blue Mountains National Park and Lord Howe Island, home to the world’s most southern coral reef. Traverse the rainforest hinterland close to the unspoiled beaches of Byron Bay and discover the Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region with some of the world’s most ancient vines.Combining immersive adventure, exceptional local food and wine, cosmopolitan flair and luxurious accommodations, New South Wales offers an experience suitable for every Down Under traveler.
New South Wales showcases the incredible sides of Australia within one state. Outback adventures, vibrant city life and aussie wildlife flourish throughout the region.