19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Rutherford
— 7 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Newcastle
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Morpeth
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Pokolbin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, thenbrowse the different shops at DUX Collection Sydney, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Rutherford.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
nights
Rutherford

Rutherford ©
Get out of town with these interesting Rutherford side-trips: Bunna Bunoo Olive Grove (in Vacy) and Camyr Allyn Winery (in East Gresford).

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rutherford trip planning app.

Getting from Sydney to Rutherford by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Rutherford are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Rutherford

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Kurri Kurri, Maitland, Walka Miniature Railway, Bunna Bunoo Olive Grove, Purple Pear Farm
Highlights from your plan
Maitland Park ©
Maitland Park
Maitland Regional Art Gallery ©
Maitland Regional Art Gallery
Bunna Bunoo Olive Grove ©
Bunna Bunoo Olive Grove

5
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kids will enjoy Speers Point Park and Jimmy's Beach. Explore Newcastle's surroundings by going to Corlette (Bagnalls Beach Reserve & Port Stephens Shell Museum), Tomaree Head (in Shoal Bay) and Bennetts Beach (in Hawks Nest). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Scratchley, let the kids burn off some steam at Blackbutt Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobbys Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Newcastle visit planner.

You can drive from Rutherford to Newcastle in an hour. December in Newcastle sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Morpeth.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corlette, Hawks Nest, Off-Road Tours, Speers Point Park, Tomaree Head
Highlights from your plan
Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Speers Point Park ©
Speers Point Park
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk

1
night
Morpeth

Morpeth ©
Morpeth is a suburb of the city of Maitland in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Mortels Sheepskin Factory, don't miss a visit to The Big UGG Boots, thencontemplate the long history of Maitland Gaol, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Morpeth Brewery & Beer.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Morpeth vacation website.

Drive from Newcastle to Morpeth in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Morpeth

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Thornton, Maitland Gaol
Highlights from your plan
Maitland Gaol ©
Maitland Gaol
The Big UGG Boots ©
The Big UGG Boots
Mortels Sheepskin Factory ©
Mortels Sheepskin Factory

3
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Pokolbin is known for wineries, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens, do a tasting at Ivanhoe Wines, get to know the resident critters at Hunter Valley Zoo, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pokolbin road trip planning app.

You can drive from Morpeth to Pokolbin in an hour. In January in Pokolbin, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Nulkaba
Highlights from your plan
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines
Hunter Valley Zoo ©
Hunter Valley Zoo
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens

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