Best time to visit New South Wales

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10 THINGS TO DO IN NEW SOUTH WALES (OCTOBER 30 - NOVEMBER 08)

Climbing Mount Kosciuszko

November–May • activity

Australia's top summit might be called the smallest largest mountain in the world, four times less than Everest

Mountain Pygmy Possum

November–February • nature

A rare kind of possum once considered an extinct species is now found in a decent population of some 2600 individuals, yet only within 10 km radius of Australia's highlands

Hiking in NSW

March–November • activity

Satisfy your inner explorer with some of the most scenic hiking trails around New South Wales

Sydney Opera House

all year round • activity

The Sydney Opera House is one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings

Whale Watching in NSW

May–November • nature

Witness northern or southern migration of these majestic mammals from land or boat

Bicentennial National Trail

April–November (southbound) | September–May (northbound) • activity

Thousands of kilometres winding through the wildest corridor along Australia's east coast was once passable by horse riders only

Asparagus

September–November • food

In most refined dishes, asparagus should maintain its taste and structure: it should be slightly soft, but not too much

Flying Duck Orchid

September–January • nature

Tiny flower resembling a flying duck lures insects into its arms, captivates, and enslaves them

Scenic World Blue Mountains

all year round • activity

Have a great time in one of the most fabulous tourist attractions of New South Wales

Sydney Rock Oyster

September–March • food

Are you ready to taste these fancy little bivalves with a glass of Champagne?

11 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival

September 15, 2019 • event

Take in numerous spectacular landmarks of the city during an unforgettable run

Sydney Film Festival

June 05–16, 2019 • event

Tune yourself to be the first in Australia to see the most brilliant and inspiring premiers

Boxing Day

December 26 • event

One of the best days to go shopping or enjoy a family BBQ

Sydney New Year's Fireworks

December 31–January 01 • event

About one million people crowd to vantage points around the harbour for this dazzling pyrotechnics display

Parkes Elvis Festival

January 09–13, 2019 • event

Experience one of the most significant tributes to Elvis in the world

Quince

March–July • food

One of the latest fruits of the year that will brighten up any dessert!

Sydney Royal Easter Show

April 12–23, 2019 • event

Watch how "city meets country" in Sydney

Macadamia

March–June • food

Taste the nut which is worth going nuts for

Pine Mushrooms (Saffron Milk Caps)

March–May • food

These grow in places where the soil is densely covered with old coniferous needles, and often hide under them

Pumpkin Season

March–August • food

Pumpkin seeds were brought to Australia on the First Fleet back in 1788

Capsicum

December–May • food

This glossy and brightly coloured fruit will be a good addition to your meal