In Sydney, the Sydney Opera House has reopened following a two-year renovation and is hosting a programme of 50th celebration events throughout this year.
New hotels in the city include the W, scheduled to open in October; the Capella opening March 15; and Hotel Morris which opened in February.
Bridgeclimb has launched a new Burrawa Climb scaling the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The three-hour experience is led by an aboriginal guide, and takes place twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
There’s also Barangaroo, Sydney’s newest harbour precinct, offering dining, drinking and shopping. Guests can also swim in Marinawi Cove or take a cultural tour.
In regional New South Wales, new Blue Mountain tours are being offered including biking, stargazing and storytelling experiences.
Hunter Valley, Australia’s oldest wine region, has opened Spicers Towers Lodge, a Spanish style property with 14 guest suites.
The four-star Bush & Bay Cottages have opened in Jervis Bay, and Mogo Wildlife Park has launched a new tour of the park followed by dinner. Region X has also introduced snorkelling from a kayak and a two-day kayak camping tour.
And in North Coast NSW, Out of the Blue Adventures has introduced a new snorkelling tour departing from Brunswick Heads and heading into Cape Byron Marine Park. Kiff & Culture has launched two new tours- Tweed Valley Food & Culture and Byron Hinterland Paddock to Plate. Vintage Rail’s newest tour takes in coastline views on a restored 1960’s train.