13 days in New South Wales Itinerary

13 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Katoomba
— 2 nights
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Forster
— 4 nights

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Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately Blacktown away. Spend the 29th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: visit Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney visit planning website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, look for gifts at The Nook, and then don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get great views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Katoomba attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Katoomba sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Forster.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Gallery Blackheath, Wentworth Falls
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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nights
Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Visit Elizabeth Beach and Cellito Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Forster side-trips: Tomaree Head (in Shoal Bay), Fingal Bay Beach (in Fingal Bay) and Port Macquarie (Tacking Point Lighthouse & Koala Hospital). Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Saltwater National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Forster online holiday planner.

You can drive from Katoomba to Forster in 4.5 hours. In January in Forster, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Forster

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Port Macquarie, Tomaree Head, Saltwater National Park, Fingal Bay Beach, Elizabeth Beach
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Cellito Beach ©
Cellito Beach

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