Webcamtaxi takes you to New South Wales, a state in southeastern Australia known for its coastal cities and natural areas, many of which are protected and divided into national parks. The capital, Sydney, is a culturally dynamic, modern city as shown in the world-famous buildings of Sydney Opera House and Sydney Tower. Natural treasures in this state are endless from the white-sand beaches, such as in the Byron Bay, to inland where a wide range of activities in nature is possible, for example hiking in the Blue Mountains, skiing or rock climbing in the Snowy Mountains. For a break in the adventure, Hunter Valley, a famed wine region, offers fine restaurants, retreats and plenty of attractions.
Population: over 7.83 million
Other major cities: Newcastle metropolitan area, Lake Macquarie, Wollongong, Central Coast
Main attractions: Sydney natural harbour (Port Jackson), Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Tower, Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal National Park, Blue Mountains National Park, Snowy Mountains, Coffs Harbour, Hunter Valley, Norfolk and Lord Howe islands
Nearest Airports: Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD)
While you are in New South Wales, it is worth a visit to the Australian Capital Territory, enclosed in this state’s territory.