Agent Tools & Info - New South Wales

The Harbour City, as its commonly called, is home to many of Australia's must-see attractions – such as the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and  – but also abounds in sophisticated dining, secret harbour beaches and hole-in-the-wall coffee shops off the eaten path. Discover the hip inner city neighbourhoods of Potts Point and Surry Hills, beach hop through exclusive Vaucluse and drink and dine in artsy Chippendale. You'll find cultural riches such as galleries, museums, theatre companies and alternative cinema, without ever being too far from those glistening million-dollar views.

Temperature Rainfall: The rainfall patterns in NSW are affected significantly by factors such as ocean winds and the Great Dividing Range (GDR).The majority of NSW is on the Western side of the GDR and is classified as semi-arid to arid, with an average rainfall of between 200 – 300 mm per annum, whilst areas on the east can experience as much as 3000 mm in a year.

Key Travel Period:  October & November

Key Booking Period:  January & March

Average Lead Time: 65 - 80 days

Average Length of Stay: 2 nights

 

Top Selling Properties:

Breakfree on George (V):  At BreakFree on George you can enjoy good value comfortable, modern accommodation right in the heart of the city. All newly refurbished apartments have air-conditioning, in-room internet access (fee applies), and FOXTEL TV. The apartments feature cooking facilities so you can easily whip up a snack in the comfort of your accommodation, and many also have a balcony with views of the surrounding cityscape.

Parkroyal Darling Harbour (P): Offering views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline, ParkRoyal Darling Harbour features a restaurant, a fully equipped fitness centre and free cable TV. It is located in Sydney CBD (Central Business District), 5 minutes’ walk to Chinatown and Town Hall Station.

Quay West Suites (I): Quay West Suites Sydney offers 5-star apartments located in the historic Rocks precinct of Sydney. The hotel is a just a 5-minute walk from Circular Quay where you can see the Sydney Harbour Bridge and iconic Sydney Opera House.  Apartments feature either city or harbour views, with fully equipped kitchens and separate living and dining areas.

The property's recreation level boasts a sunken Roman style heated swimming pool, spa, sauna and gym with a sun deck which showcases breathtaking views of Sydney Harbor including the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

 

Insider Tips: 

Climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge.  Climbing one of the most famous bridges in the world is a once in a lifetime experience. Take either a dawn, day, twilight, or night climb and take in the breathtaking views.

Walk Across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. A much cheaper option (FREE) is to simply walk across the Harbour Bridge and take in the same panoramic views on a lower level. OR, visit the Pylon Lookout for just $11 and get fantastic views plus 3 levels of exhibits and learn about the history of the Bridge.

Sunset Cruise on the Harbour. How about taking a small private cruise of Sydney Harbour. Each sail has a maximum of 12 people, helping you to feel like you are more on a sailing day out with friends than a tour.

Learn to Surf at Bondi Beach. You can’t get any more Australian then learning to surf at Bondi, Sydney’s iconic beach. Bondi is perfect for any beginner as the beach faces south so you are protected and the surf is not so wild.