5 Great Activities you Can Do in NSW
If you are fortunate enough to be visiting NSW anytime soon, there are a million and one things that you can experience, with the wonders of Sydney and Hunter Valley, not to mention a stunning coastline. Here is our top 5 list of things to do in NSW.
- Whale Watching – The month of May sees the start of the whale watching in Eden season, when thousands of Humpback and Southern Right Whales travel north from Antarctica, heading for the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. This carries through until July and shortly after that, in August and September, the return leg takes place, as the females nurture their young as they make their very first trip to the cold, polar region. If your dates coincide, you really should take the opportunity for a close-up encounter with the largest animal in the world.
- Deep Sea Fishing – All along the NSW coast, there are Blue Marlin, Kingfish and Yellowfin Tuna and booking a day’s deep sea fishing trip is a great idea. Indeed, the same operator that offers whale watching trip also has regular deep sea fishing expeditions. They supply the bait and all the fishing tackle and who knows? You might and a record catch and hit the media.
- Tour Sydney & Hunter Valley by Helicopter – This is a truly amazing experience, with a 90-minute flight that entails lunch at one of the Hunter Valley vineyards, which takes in the fabulous Blue Mountains. Whether alone or in a group, you can book a tour online; a Google search is all it takes to find a leading helicopter tour operator and you can prepare for the best way to view Sydney and the Hunter Valley.
- Blue Mountain Day Trip – Having seen the Blue Mountains from the air, you should spend a day driving around the region. The Blue Mountain National Park is the perfect backdrop for a picnic, which should include a cable car ride at Scenic World, which offers an incredible view of the mountain range.
- Wine Drinking in Hunter Valley – Home to the best wine in Australia, the rich and fertile soil offers ideal growing conditions. There are many small wineries in the valley and you can find more information online.
All of the above should be on your list of things to do in NSW and by spending a couple of weeks, you can enjoy Sydney and surrounding areas.