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Travel to New South Wales

Where to stay in New South Wales

Top hotels in New South Wales

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
5 out of 5
199 George St., Sydney, NSW
Free cancellation
The price is RM786 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,092 reviews)

"Beautiful rooms although little on the small side. Harbour view rooms worth the extra price. Breakfast was limited for what I would expect for a 5 star hotel"…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2021

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney
Rydges Newcastle
Rydges Newcastle
4.5 out of 5
Wharf Rd & Merewether St, Newcastle, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM564 per night from 7 Feb to 8 Feb
4.4/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The breakfast wasn’t as good quality as we expected and the room was not very large."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan 2021

Rydges Newcastle
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
5 out of 5
176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is RM837 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,514 reviews)

"It was a beautiful stay and the hotel was a dream stay would love to have the opportunity to do it again"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2021

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
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Top things to do in New South Wales

New South Wales Holiday Packages

Discover historic towns, vineyards, cosmopolitan culture and snowy mountains near lush national parks. Find the perfect escape in Outback, city, mountains or coast.  New South Wales has everything from picturesque country towns to idyllic coastline. Soar on a dawn balloon flight over vineyards, ski the Snowy Mountains, ride along Port Stephens ’ white sands and discover the rugged Outback surrounding historic Broken Hill

Sydney, the capital, is a must-see. Historic buildings bring charm to the bustling city and pretty beach suburbs. Walk through Cockatoo Island’s old jail before having a cocktail at a waterfront bar. Picnic with river views in the Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy fine dining at the Docks and see a show at the Sydney Opera House.

Visit Hunter Valley, a wine-growing region with extraordinary beauty and excellent restaurants. Enjoy a dawn balloon ride or cycle the area. Spend a day visiting breweries, wineries and cheese manufacturers.

Newcastle is popular for music, art, culture and surfing, with eight beaches nearby. Watch for dolphins in Port Stephens’ Great Lakes Marine Park, ride the sand dunes and investigate the culture of the Worimi Aboriginal people. Dive with reef fish at the Solitary Islands Marine Park at Coffs Harbour. Relaxing Byron Bay, a hub for artistic types, offers camping spots within view of the water and migrating whales. 

Challenge yourself in the Blue Mountains on a three-day walk from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. Ride one of the world’s steepest trains through rainforest or abseil down a waterfall. The Snowy Mountains offer winter skiing, fine dining in cosy chalets and incredible views from Australia’s highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko.

Rust-colored landscapes surrounding Broken Hill showcase Outback scenery. Elegant 1800s architecture stands out against the huge slag heap, produced over 130 years of mining. Salt bush and emus dot the drive to Silverton, a one-pub town where Mad Max movies were filmed. 

Don’t miss regional New South Wales. Tamworth, once a gold-mining town, is known for country music, gem fossicking (prospecting) and traditional country crafts. Pretty Tenterfield, featuring historic 19th-century architecture, is a great base for exploring the national parks of the New England Tableland.

So why not travel to New South Wales in  2021? 

Frequently asked questions

How much does a New South Wales holiday package cost?
We make it easy for everyone to travel, with New South Wales holiday packages starting from as little as . You’ll have the flexibility to combine your preferred hotels, airlines and car rental. For the ultimate getaway, why not add some activities and tours to your travel itinerary?
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my New South Wales holiday package?
Because we understand life is full of surprises, the answer is yes. For further details, visit our Customer Service Portal. But generally speaking, if you’ve booked your New South Wales holiday package in the last 24 hours, you may be able to cancel or change it for no charge. Your airline, hotel or car rental company may charge a fee if you made your booking a while ago.
How do I get a cheap travel package to New South Wales?
One of the simplest ways to save cash (and time) is to bundle your bookings with Expedia. Hotels, tours, flights and rental cars — we’ve got them all covered. Choose the combination that suits your style and save up to 55%. And of course, we do understand that a package deal is never an one-size-fits-all. That’s why we offer more than 400 airlines and 321,000 properties across the world, so you can create your very own custom-built New South Wales adventure.
Where should I stay in New South Wales?
If you’re planning to see popular attractions such as Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, be sure to visit Sydney. You might want to stay a while to fully delve into this lively city.
What are the top hotels in New South Wales?
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney know how to make their guests feel at home in Sydney. If you also plan to get to Port Stephens, take a look at Anchorage Port Stephens and Oaks Pacific Blue Resort. Both are popular with travellers.
When is the best time of year to visit New South Wales?
If saving money is a priority, July is the best time to take a break in New South Wales. February is usually the priciest month, so you’ll need a bigger travel budget if you visit then. January , April, March are the high season months and when this destination is often at its best. Alternatively, consider August, October, November if you’d prefer a quieter adventure.
How far in advance should I book my New South Wales holiday?
While not all airlines release tickets early, it’s usually possible to compare international fares on Expedia up to a year in advance. This is the time you’ll nab some incredible deals. If you’re booking late, you could still be in luck. Low prices occasionally become available only weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia New South Wales travel package include?
From flights and hotels to rental cars, Expedia can help you craft a New South Wales package that fits you. Heading away for a week or two? Consider a rental car, flight and hotel bundle. If you’re taking a quick break, a flight and hotel deal may suit you better. Tours and activities can be added after you’ve booked. Our holiday packages make it a breeze to plan and save.
What should I know before booking a New South Wales travel package?
A travel package can be more affordable than separately booking everything you need for your escape. For example, combine your hotels, flights and rental cars and score impressive savings. Whatever your holiday goals are, there’s sure to be a package within your budget.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later New South Wales holiday packages?
Your bank balance shouldn’t stop you from getting the best out of your trip, so Expedia has come up with a solution to help. With the assistance of online lender Affirm, it’s easy to book an amazing getaway that won’t drain your wallet. Simply Book Now, Pay Later and take the strain out of planning for your journey.
Can I choose my airline with a New South Wales Expedia holiday package?
Yes, and with over 550 airlines to pick from across the globe, you have loads of choice. Have a look through the available options and find out which airline best fits your budget and needs.