Sydney, Australia’s oldest, largest and most vibrant city has one of the world’s most beautiful harbours.  The city is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the east and the spectacular Blue Mountains in the west. Sydney is a city of excitement – take your time to explore it.  South of Sydney along the coast is the Illawarra & South Coast.  Visit Wollongong, a major fishing port or see the famous Blowhole at Kiama. Away from the water are National Parks with bushwalking trails, water falls and fantastic picnic spots.  The Southern Highlands have a European feel with colonial sandstone buildings, colourful gardens, excellent B&B’s, cafés, restaurants and guest houses.  The Nature Coast & Sapphire Coast is a string of delightful coastal towns and villages with fabulous beaches and fantastic facilities for holiday makers that stretch down to the border ofVictoria. Visit the nation’s capital, Canberra or ski the Snowy Mountains, an easy day trip from the Australian Capital Territory.