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10 Things To Do In New South Wales Beyond Sydney

In the desert surrounding the NSW in the North West, there is an oasis, fondly known as Sydney. A successful tour of Sydney entails visiting the Opera House, surfing the waves at Bondi Beach, and soaking the view of the city from the Harbour Bridge. Having said how awesome Sydney can be, there is much awesomeness outside the city, and we bring you ten ways to experience this awesomeness:

Source: https://www.sotc.in/blog/10-things-to-do-in-new-south-wales-beyond-sydney

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The Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains

Welcome to the Blue Mountains, where you can indulge in hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking on the rocky terrain. The brave ones craving for that adrenaline rush must ride the world’s steepest railway incline and then jump in the Skyway-a place where you are suspended in a glass-bottomed box at a height of 270 meters.

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Kiama Blow Hole

Kiama Blow Hole

The Kiama blow hole is a natural blow hole that sprays sea water as high as 25 meters high. Located in the sleepy coastal town of Kiama, which is also home to the Seven Mile Beach. The beach as the name suggests is filled with endless sights of dramatic coastal beauty. For those who like to rise early, the beach gives them a sight of pods of dolphins passing through the waters.

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Minnamurra Rainforest

Minnamurra Rainforest

The Minnamurra Rainforest is located in the Budderoo National Park, which is located quite close to the cityscapes and cascading coastline found along the path. The rainforest is one of the best protected rainforests, with boardwalks laid across the forest to maintain the surroundings in its natural state.

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Northern City of Newcastle

Northern City of Newcastle

Welcome to NSW’s second largest city, which promises the best of everything. From hipsters, cool kids, to the best music and Australian art. Simply wander around the city and you will come across numerous installations of graffiti and street art, the soul of the city.

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The Snowy Mountains

The Snowy Mountains

New South Wales is blessed with some frigid places that have an amazing potential for winter sports. The Snowy Mountains, located near the Victorian border. Visit this place in winter and indulge skiing, or hike or simply explore the area on horseback.

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay

This is the only place in the continent where you can lie on the powdery sand on one side with a rain forest covering the other side of the place, and a clear blue ocean at your feet stretching over towards the horizon. Add a beach bar and really cool music, and there you have it-Goa on steroids!

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Whale Watching at Stanwell Tops

Whale Watching at Stanwell Tops

The Stanwell Tops are known the world over as one of the best places to spot whales. Rise early, and you won’t be disappointed, with an opportunity to spot over 40 species of whales.

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Neds Beach

Neds Beach

The Ned beach at Lord Howes Island, apart from being one of the cleanest beaches, is home to 500 species of fishes. Walk along the beach, carry some bread, and while you tread in knee deep water, feed hungry mullet, wrasse, garfish, spangled emperor, and the bold kingfish

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Understand the Aboriginal Culture

Understand the Aboriginal Culture

When in Australia, learn the culture of the early Australians—The Aboriginal Culture. Head towards the Mutawintji National Park and learn about the aboriginals culture to understand the ancient rock art and way of life.

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Indulge in Wine Tasting

Indulge in Wine Tasting

Thanks to the temperate weather of New South Wales, the region is home to some of the best vineyards in the world. Visit the Hunter Valley Tatler Wines vineyard to relax and learn more about the history of winemaking in in Australia.

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