Visitors to New South Wales will find plenty of quality accommodation wherever they chose to go. Everyone knows Sydney and that is usually the first stopping off point for most tourists. It is Australia's largest city and has more international flights arriving than any other international airport in the country. Sydney has every type of accommodation you could imagine and everyone is well catered for. Hotels, resorts, apartments and hostels can be found over a wide distance in the city. Hotel accommodation in the CBD is popular with its proximity to the beautiful Sydney harbour bridge and the magnificent Sydney Opera House. Ferry services leave circular Quay in the CBD for all the harbour side attractions and suburbs and train services are also available for the western regions or to travel to other parts of New South Wales.
New South Wales has many regions that are popular tourist destinations and home to holiday and tourist accommodation. Close to Sydney's western boundary are the Blue Mountains. This region is a must see for most tourists with its spectacular sandstone escarpment scenery and man made attractions. Towns like Leura and Katoomba are host to many top class hotels and resorts. Further west are the country centers of Bathurst/ orange, Dubbo and Broken Hill which lies close to the South Australian border. The south coast is home to some of Australia's most picturesque coastal scenery, with fabulous surfing beaches and cosy fishing villages and ports. In land from here is Australia's capital city of Canberra and the mighty snowy mountains can be found in the south east corner of the state with their famous ski resorts of Perisher and Thredbo. The Snowy Mountains continue into neighboring Victoria and other ski resorts are not far over the border at Mount Hotham and Falls Creek.
Close to Sydney's north is the Hunter region which is a holiday makers paradise. Port Stephens provides fantastic boating and fishing and the surfing beaches run almost continuously from Nelson Bay south to the port city of Newcastle. The Hunter Valley lies west of Newcastle and this is one of Australia's premium wine growing regions and also a popular tourist stopover. Hunter valley accommodation, food and wines are legend in Australia and tourist flock here in droves for short breaks from the city or extended holidays among the wineries.
The North coast of New South Wales is a holidaymakers paradise. In the far north adjoining Queensland's famous Gold Coast are the twin beach side tourist towns of Tweed Heads and Kingscliff. Both are famous for their fantastic beachfront resorts and their hinterland tourist attractions. As you drive back south towards Sydney, you will pass through other popular beachfront owns that attract visitors by the thousand. Byron Bay, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie are all among the most sought after in New South Wales and each one has its own range of fantastic accommodation.