Destination New South Wales

Put Winter on hold. Rediscover Summer in Sydney.

Fares from Los Angeles starting at $1,349* round trip in Economy

There's no better time of the year to get out and about in the great outdoors and experience Sydney's stunning natural attractions. Enjoy the sunshine, in the green open space, mountains and sparkling beaches. With daily departures from the US to Sydney, including double daily flights non-stop from Los Angeles to Sydney and a new non-stop service from DFW to Sydney commenced on 29 September, it's easier than ever to fly to Sydney with Qantas. So book these Sydney deals with Qantas now.

International Economy:

All advertised fares are for mid-week Sunday through Wednesday travel only. Weekend Thursday through Saturday travel is permitted for an additional fare.

Minimun Stay: 10 days for Economy counting from the transpacific flight departure date.

Advance Purchase: 14 days.

US Departures To Round trip from* Outbound Travel Periods Expiration  
Los Angeles Sydney $1,349 8 Feb - 15 Mar, 3-31 May or 3-31 Aug 2015 18 Dec 2014 Book now
New York (JFK)
Valid QF operated JFK-LAX or v.v.
Sydney $1,549 8 Feb - 15 Mar, 3-31 May or 3-31 Aug 2015 18 Dec 2014 Book now
Dallas/Fort Worth
Vailid QF8/QF7
Sydney $1,649 8 Feb - 15 Mar, 3-31 May or 3-31 Aug 2015 18 Dec 2014 Book now

Premium Economy:

All advertised fares are for mid-week Sunday through Wednesday travel only. Weekend Thursday through Saturday travel is permitted for an additional fare.

US Departures To Round trip from** Outbound Travel Periods Expiration  
Los Angeles Sydney $2,449 8 Feb - 15 Mar, 3-31 May or 3-31 Aug 2015 18 Dec 2014 Book now
New York (JFK)
Valid QF operated JFK-LAX or v.v.
Sydney $2,649 8 Feb - 15 Mar, 3-31 May or 3-31 Aug 2015 18 Dec 2014 Book now

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Terms and Conditions

Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
* Fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Advertised fares are based the least expensive mid-week (Sunday through Wednesday) itinerary on Qantas flights. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. Minimum stay 10 days from the last Transpacific flight departure date. Maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. A 14-day advance purchase is required. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. A cancellation feee of $500 applies per person per ticket. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $200 per person per change. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each transaction made to an Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. Fares are valid from 3 December to 18 December 2014. Sale ends on 18 December 2014. Other restrictions apply. Information is correct as at 3 December 2014 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.
Premium Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
** Fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Advertised fares are based the least expensive mid-week (Sunday through Wednesday) itinerary on Qantas flights. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. No minimum stay. Maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. Tickets are non-refundable. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $200 per person per change. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each transaction made to an Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. Fares are valid from 3 December to 18 December 2014. Sale ends on 18 December 2014. Other restrictions apply. Information is correct as at 3 December 2014 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.
Qantas flights operating on B747 or A380 equipment or a combination thereof depending on itinerary chosen.
Airfare is an additional $30 for reservations made by telephone.
Available on our A380 and B747-400 aircraft, subject to last minute schedule change.
It is the passenger's responsibility to ensure all visa requirements are complied with.
Qantas Vacations Land Packages
Sydney Summer Highlights - All prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, double occupancy, for travel between 1 April and 30 September 2014. Book by 23 September 2015. Flights are not included. Seasonal surcharges and additional surcharges apply over weekends, special events and holiday periods. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in Canadian dollars and correct at time of posting (19 November 2014). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Please call for our current prices. Tour code: SO15048. CST#2001136-50
Sydney Summer Adventure - All prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, double occupancy, for travel between 1 April and 30 September 2014, 19 December and 28 December 2015 or 3 January and 31 January 2016. Book by 23 January 2016. Flights are not included. Seasonal surcharges and additional surcharges apply over weekends, special events and holiday periods. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in Canadian dollars and correct at time of posting (19 November 2014). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Please call for our current prices. Tour code: SO15049. CST#2001136-50
Summer in Sydney & Byron Bay Luxury Adventure - All prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, double occupancy, for travel between 1 April and 30 September 2014. Book by 23 September 2015. Flights are not included. Seasonal surcharges and additional surcharges apply over weekends, special events and holiday periods. Not combinable with any other offer or discounted vacation package. Prices may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received. All prices are in Canadian dollars and correct at time of posting (19 November 2014). All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change. Please call for our current prices. Tour code: SO15048. CST#2001136-50
Sydney Summer Drive - Prices are land only, ‘from’ per person, based on double occupancy and valid for travel between 1 May and 17 September 2015; otherwise supplements will apply. Book by 8 September 2015. Airfare is not included. Single supplements, black-out dates and seasonal supplements may apply. Car insurance, security deposit, one way fees and deductible are additional; please ask for details. Prices are current at time of posting (24 September 2014) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Strictly subject to availability. Not retroactive and not combinable with any other special or vacation package offer. Upgrades are available. All prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. Hearing impaired persons may dial 711 (National Relay Service) to contact us at the above number. Tour Code: SO15004. CST# 2001136-50

Top Restaurants in Sydney NSW

Top Restaurants in Sydney NSW

Treat yourself to a mouth-watering taste of Sydney's best food and wine, served in stunning locations around the city. Sydney has an ever-growing list of beautiful and award-winning dining options.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Quay
  • Cafe Sydney
  • Icebergs Dining Room and Bar
  • Rockpool Bar and Grill

Food & Wine Trails

Food & Wine Trails

NSW is famous for its wineries, which produce award-winning wines available for sampling at local cellar doors. And with some of the most fertile land in Australia the produce is vast and varied.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Hunter Valley wineries
  • Mudgee wineries
  • Griffith and the Riverina
  • Southern Highland wineries
  • Poachers Way
  • Orange wineries - On food and wine trails

Beach Lifestyle

Beach lifestyle

The State's coastline stretches 1590km with a grand total of 892 beaches including Sydney's famed harbour and ocean beaches and seven of Australia's National Surfing Reserves. With so many beaches and bays on offer in New South Wales, you are spolit for choice. From stunning beaches on Sydney's doorstep, world famous surf on the North Coast and stunning hidden gems in the South Coast.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Bondi to Coogee coastal walk
  • Sydney Harbour Kayaks
  • Seven Mile Beach
  • Surfing at Byron
  • Fingal Bay Beach

See Spectacular Events in Sydney

See spectacular events in Sydney

From world-class sporting events, musicals and festivals, Sydney has a year-round calendar of fabulous events. Check out what's on in Sydney this Summer and start planning your trip.

Read more at visitnsw.com.

Must do:

  • New Year's Eve Sydney
  • Australia Day at Darling Harbour
  • Sydney Mardis Gras
  • HANDA Opera on Sydney Harbour
  • VIVID Sydney


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Beaches

Beaches

With so many beaches and bays on offer in New South Wales, you are spolit for choice. From stunning beaches on Sydney's doorstep, world famous surf on the North Coast and stunning hidden gems in the South Coast.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Bondi to Coogee coastal walk
  • Sydney Harbour Kayaks
  • Seven Mile Beach
  • Surfing at Byron
  • Fingal Bay Beach

Hikes & Walks

Hikes & Walks

With its rich environment of bushland, pockets of rainforest, green open spaces and coastal strips, both Sydney and New South Wales provide the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Sydney Harbour National Park - Bradleys Head
  • Kosciusko National Park
  • Mungo National Park
  • Lord Howe Island

Animals in the Wild

Animals in the Wild

NSW has a whole host of places where you can see animals in their natural habitats. Secluded coastlines, NSW national parks, state forests and reserves as well as remote areas.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Jervis Bay
  • Montague Island
  • Port Stephens
  • Byron Bay

Adventure and Sport

Adventure and Sport

If the instinct for adventure travel runs in your blood, New South Wales is your place. It's got the lot - diversity of terrains and weather that will give you plenty of choice for adventure.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Jenolan Caves
  • Blue Mountains Adventure Company
  • Sand Dune Adventures
  • Thredbo and Perisher
  • Skydive the Beach

Family Fun

Family Fun

There are plenty of things to do, top attractions and great holiday destinations around Sydney and NSW for the whole family at any time of the year.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Taronga Western Plains Zoo
  • Treetop Adventure Park
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Australian National Maritime Museum

Golfing in NSW

Golfing in NSW

Sydney and NSW are endowed with an ever-increasing number of championship golf courses. Many offer glamorous on-course accommodation, spas and chic restaurants as well as fine courses.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Bonville Golf Resort
  • Bowral Golf Club
  • Wentworth Golf Club
  • Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club
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No other flight is quite like Qantas - from our flagship A380 First Suites to fully flat beds in Business, Premium Economy's spacious seats and the self-serve snack bars in Economy.* After taking off, settle back and enjoy Australia's best wine and food, as well as hundreds of on-demand entertainment choices in every seat.

With daily departures from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth and New York, with Qantas it's easier than ever to experience the best of Australia before you've even arrived.

Economy

Economy

Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey

  • Sit back and relax in our ergonomically designed slimline seats with built-in lumbar support for your comfort. Features such as adjustable headrests and reclination in your seat are sure to keep you comfortable for the duration of your journey.
  • Self-service snack bars on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft,
  • Personal on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with 1,500 options
  • On selected international flights, you will be treated to a continuous refreshment service every 60-90 minutes and to add variety, a third main meal option for long haul flights and a dedicated self serve snack bar onboard the A380 and refurbished B747 aircraft.
Premium Economy

Premium Economy

Experience our award winning premium travel class^

  • Spacious seat with extra legroom and legrest so you can stretch out.
  • Personalised service in an exclusive environment with dedicated flight attendants.
  • A selection of premium Australian wines that match the contemporary menu inspired by leading Australian restaurateur Neil Perry.
  • Enjoy on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with noise-cancelling headsets.
  • Complimentary comfort kits are offered on selected flights to help you stay refreshed.
International Business

Business

Relax, work or sleep in contemporary comfort

  • Fully flat beds available on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft
  • New sleep service, including a new mattress, duvet and turndown service (on select flights)
  • Onboard dining experience with a signature, made-to-order menu designed by leading restaurateur Neil Perry
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control
  • An exclusive amenity kit includes a selection of luxury Malin + Goetz skin care products
  • Peter Morrissey designed pyjamas
First Suite

First Suites

Unsurpassed luxury on the Qantas A380

  • Indulge in an eight-course tasting menu or choose to dine with an a la carte menu offering signature dishes.
  • Stretch out in your own fully flat, extra-wide bed with luxurious pillows, blankets, a duvet
    as well as a sheepskin mattress.
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control.
  • Qantas First Amenity Kits feature exclusive collections for both men and women from a premium cosmetic house. The women's kit includes a Payot Paris clutch-style bag and for men, a fold-out travel bag.
* Now available on both the A380 and newly refurbished 747 services.
^ Qantas wins Best International Premium Economy at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012

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Fun Facts

  • QANTAS is an acronym that stands for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services.
  • Australia is closer than you think. Flying to Australia from the west coast is only 14 hours, the same time it takes to fly to most European destinations from the western US.
  • We are the only airline to fly the A380 between the US and Australia.
  • In November 2013, we celebrated 93 years of flying. See our evolving look.

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