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From its sparkling beaches to its breathtakingly beautiful Australian outback, New South Wales earns its place among a list of unique regions on the planet. Whatever type of traveller you are, the state will always have something to offer. Planning a beachside holiday? The picturesque towns along the NSW North Coast provide the perfect escape from a hectic city life. Spend your winters in the Blue Mountains and marvel at the regions scenic views. And when you're in NSW, don't forget to visit Byron Bay - home to Australia's biggest artistic community. NSW has (api property count) holiday parks listed with Campstay and is a popular destination for sailing, kayaking, fishing, and camping. Aside from exciting beaches and glorious mountain views, NSW is also known for its world-class wine, and the Hunter Valley is where every wine connoisseur needs to be. Take part in wine tours in one of the region's popular towns: Lovedale, Singleton or Pokolbin. And at the end of the day, sit down to a gourmet dinner and warm up with a glass (or two) of Hunter Shiraz. Not to be outdone, Wollongong on the NSW South Coast welcomes thousands of cyclists, bushwalkers and surfers annually, thanks to its one-of-a-kind geographical terrain. Similarly, nature lovers and camping enthusiasts flock to Batemans Bay and Jervis Bay every year. So, if you love immersing yourself within nature make sure these towns are at the top of your must-visit list. Home to Sydney, which happens to be the country’s biggest and most home to the country’s largest city, New South Wales is also where you can find 5 World Heritage sites, foremost being the Sydney Opera House. With its divine mix of natural beauty and modern comforts, there is little to wonder why Sydney is among the world’s top tourist destinations. If you prefer spending your holiday inland, the NSW countryside is home to towns teeming with history and activities for every type of traveller. If you're road tripping during winter, do not miss Orange for their annual food and wine fests. In addition, the town is close to the famous Abercrombie Caves, to spice up your visit with a little adventure. Drive a little further south to spend an afternoon at Jenolan Caves. Snowy Mountains, on the other hand, is by far the most popular attraction among skiers and snowboarders. After all, it is where you will find Australia's top ski resorts. Drive to Kosciuszko National Park and take snapshots of Mount Kosciuszko, the country's highest peak. No trip to Australia is complete without experiencing the great outback. Rough it out at Broken Hill, and immerse in the region's dramatic landscape and thriving wildlife. Top off your NSW trip with a getaway to Lord Howe Island. Home to over 14 species of seabirds, the island is a birdwatcher's paradise. If nature tripping is more up your alley, the island is famous for its day treks up Mount Gower. Booking your next NSW adventure holiday has never been easier. Campstay offers a great selection of camping options in and around NSW, including family friendly campsites, motorhome and campervan powered sites, caravan sites, and cabins.

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Events

Cloete Street, Young, 2594
Next Event Date: 21/09/2017

Join Cherry Queen entrant Jade Nolan in raising funds for the Variety Children's Charity on October 21 at the Young Services Club. Come dressed as a blast from the past 70's style!

Broke Road, Pokolbin, 2320
Next Event Date: 04/11/2017

Get ready to return to the 80s in November 2017! Abstract Entertainment and Hope Estate is proud to announce five of the biggest 80s International music acts Paul Young, Go West, The Cutting Crew, Wang Chung and Taylor Dayne will be joined by Australia’'s own John Paul Young and the Allstars, Pseudo Echo and The Chantoozies for an unforgettable 80s Fest in the Hunter Valley on Saturday, November 4. The incredible line up features some of the best artists of the era from three continents. Fans will be serenading the vineyards with some of the most memorable songs of the time including Love of the Common People, Wherever I Lay My Hat, We Close Our Eyes, The King Of Wishful Thinking, I just Died In Your Arms Tonight, Let’s Go, Tell It To My Heart .. and they are just the international chart toppers!

790 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin, 2320
Next Event Date: 11/11/2017

Superstar singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks will return to Australia for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold show this November, with three shows for a day on the green including Bimbadgen on Saturday November 11. Joining Stevie for these special concerts are the legendary Pretenders, fronted by Chrissie Hynde. Fans will be treated to full, individual sets by Stevie Nicks and Pretenders, who will both be performing their classic hits and much, much more. As a solo artist and a Fleetwood Mac member, Stevie Nicks has sold more than 140 million albums and won several Grammys. Suitably for an event celebrating two iconic female trailblazers, the bill will also feature Ali Barter, who The Huffington Post called “a bold, brash, ball-tearing feminist rocket”. The 24 Karat Gold Tour brings together some of music’s most compelling women – a unique line up that is not to be missed!

With a gorgeous coastline as well as vast bushlands, you won’t run out of activities to do, and places to visit in New South Wales. Ride a hot air balloon or take surfing lessons in Byron Bay, or why not go jet boarding on Sydney Harbour? If you’re up for unique activities, the city is where you will find them. You could visit galleries in NSW to check out works by local artists, or spend a day learning about the region in local museums. If you still have energy left, spend the rest of the day shopping for souvenirs in the region's shopping and entertainment districts. After all, NSW is not known for its artistic communities for nothing. So, make sure that Jervis Bay on the South Coast is one of your stops, and you can shop for antiques, as well as Aboriginal artwork, around Kangaroo Valley and Berry. Not to be outdone, country NSW is home to history-rich attractions and architecture unique to the state. In fact, you do not have to go far to come across a museum featuring everything from fossils to military memorabilia. But don't just stop at visiting museums, the region is also home to attractions that enable you to be as adventurous as you want. Really, you can go fossicking for sapphire, hone your riding skills in arenas, and explore the botanic gardens. If you're not the laid-back type of traveller, you would love country NSW. Art enthusiasts, on the other hand, can easily call the Blue Mountains home. Aside from the spectacular mountain views, the region is home to art galleries and remarkable architecture. Alternatively, the towns of Katoomba and Leura are famous for their quaint shopping strips selling souvenirs, art pieces and local crafts. You also shouldn't miss out on spending a day at Broken Hill and visiting the famed Pro Hart Gallery to check out the artist's work as well as an impressive selection of other artists that include Claude Money and Arthur Boyd, for starters. A quick drive out of town takes you to the Living Desert where you'll find sandstone masterpieces that made up the Sculpture Symposium held in 1993. But it's not just art and history enthusiasts that will love NSW. Anglers will have the time of their lives at Big Trout of Adaminaby in the Snowy Mountains, northwest of Cooma. Apart from being a popular fishing spot, the region is home to art galleries, historic architecture and even a platypus reserve. For avid shoppers, there are iconic Akubra hats for sale, and a wide range of ski equipment and outdoor gear in many of the local shops. Still looking for things to do in New South Whales? Well, you could take a dip in one of the pristine white beaches of Jervis Bay. Indulge in fresh oysters at Pambula and go whale watching at Eden. Hand-feed sea eagles at Mallacoota and discover the prized eco-system at Croajingolong National Park. Take a boat out to explore the immense, peaceful Gippsland Lakes. You can also stroll Ninety Mile Beach and enjoy the feeling of warm sand beneath your toes. Interact with friendly fur seals at Phillip Island and take photos of penguins that march along the coast every day at dusk. From the bustling city with its chic boutiques and trendy restaurants, to lush rainforests and pristine beaches, New South Wales truly never disappoints.

Attractions

249 Sheridan Street, Gundagai, 2722

Yarri and Jacky Jacky stand on the corner of Kitchener and Sheridan Streets. A larger than life-size, bronze sculpture to commemorate the 165th anniversary of the Great Flood of Gundagai in 1852. The sculpture celebrates the heroic work of Yarri and Jacky Jacky, along with other members of the Wiradjuri tribe in saving some 69 townsfolk from the flood waters. On the night of June 24, 1852 two Wiradjuri men, Yarri and Jacky Jacky, rescued one third of the Gundagai town's residents in frail bark canoes from the flooded Murrumbidgee River. It was a protracted rescue effort, continuing over some days and nights. This sculpture is a must see in this beautiful country town!

1080 Beach Road, Mystery Bay, 2546

If you’re looking for a spot to surf the turquoise waters of the far south coast, head to 1080 Beach near Mystery Bay. It’s breathtakingly beautiful and a popular among locals for surfing, swimming and fishing. If it’s too cold for a dip or you’d like to keep your toes dry, take a walk along the sandy beach. When you’re finished being active, set up a picnic at one of the tables on the headland above the beach to enjoy a picnic with a view. From this point, you’ll be able to see the stretch of beach and inland to the mountains. Be sure to keep your eyes out as you’re travelling through the forest on your way to or from the 1080 Beach – you may see wallabies and kangaroos and it’s a good spot for some birdwatching if you have time.

Appin Road, Appin, 2560

If you’re looking to take your mountain bike out for a long ride, 10B cycling trail offers the perfect day out. At 15 kilometres long, it starts near the Appin Road entrance of Dharawal National Park and follows an unsealed road through open forest and woodlands along a sandstone ridge. This is a great bike ride for small groups and families with older children. The last three kilometres present more of a challenge, when the trail descends into Stokes Creek Gorge, leading to a good slog back up to the park’s northern entrance at Wedderburn. Pack a picnic and your binoculars because at the creek crossing, there’s a broad rock platform where you can stop for a break. Birds, including the raucous yellow-tailed black cockatoo, inhabit the area.

Kosciuszko-Alpine Way Drive through scenic valleys, along the streets of quaint villages, past snow-capped mountains and amongst the lush wilderness of Kosciuszko National Park. Stop for a little while, only to take in the breathtaking and dramatic view from the roadside as you complete your road trip between Khancoban and Jindabyne. Waterfall Way Starting from Coffs Harbour, drive towards New England region to explore timeless rainforests, vast national parks, quaint countryside and peaceful open plains. Don’t just pass through this panoramic drive towards the tablelands from the coast. Stop, even just for a little while, to admire the many dramatic waterfalls along this route. Snowy Valley Way Delve into the panoramic foothills of Snowy Mountains as you drive along an enchanting backdrop of the region’s national park. Spend some time in its many historic towns: Tumut, Corryong, Gundagai, Beechworth, and Tumbarumba and Beechworth, and enjoy the region’s year-round cool climate as well as its world-class wines from local cellars and restaurants. The Greater Blue Mountains Drive Trek the 18 discovery trails that branch from the main road and revel in the world heritage-listed views along your way. Discover the different attractions the Blue Mountains region has to offer. So don’t miss the beauty of Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens as well as the the spectacular lookouts at Grose Valley. The Grand Pacific Drive Drive along this grand southbound route from Royal National Park to Wollongong, and further down to Kiama. Seek out coastal towns, swim in serene beaches, and marvel at ancient rainforests you will see throughout your drive. Stop to take in the vast coastal views from Stanwell Tops, Bald Hill Lookout or Sea Cliff Bridge. Darling River Run Drive alongside Darling River, and experience Outback NSW and its unique beauty. Enjoy the region’s natural beauty as well the ancient rock formations throughout your drive. Don’t just take photos, though. Stop and get to know the locals because this is a great opportunity to learn about the region’s rich indigenous culture. The Long Paddock Wander the open spaces, dramatic sand dunes and dense marshlands of Outback NSW as you travel from Echuca Moama to Wilcannia. Experience the famed rural towns of Broken Hills, Bourke and White Cliffs as you drive through the stock farmland route, which is still in use to this day. Rainforest Way Take a drive through the age-old rainforests of Northern NSW and you will see the unique native wildlife as you go along. This can be quite a long drive so be sure to break the drive into short day trips starting from Casino, Murwillumbah, Kyogle, or Lismore. On your stops along the way you can participate in a little bird watching, bushwalking and canoeing amidst a quaint countryside. Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Drive Drive along this panoramic coastal touring route and delve into thrilling natural tourist spots such as the white sand beaches of Jervis Bay. Make a stop at Narooma and drive further to Montague Island to see its colony of fur seals. Learn more about the whaling history of Eden and sign up for a whale €“watching cruise. If you want to enjoy everything this region has to offer, you need to plan a self-drive holiday. Start by following the Grand Pacific Drive that start south of Sydney, all the way to the coastal towns of Wollongong in the north. Oh, and did we say that you will also pass over 30 nature reserves national parks?