21 days in New South Wales Itinerary

21 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales travel route planner

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Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 7 nights
Drive
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Jenolan Caves
— 1 night
Drive
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Balranald
— 3 nights
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Sydney

— 7 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In March, daytime highs in Sydney are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Katoomba

— 7 nights
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (in Mount Tomah), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, take a memorable tour with Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and see the interesting displays at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Katoomba day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Katoomba. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Jenolan Caves.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Jenolan Caves

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): Head underground at Jenolan Caves.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jenolan Caves trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Jenolan Caves can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Balranald.

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Balranald

— 3 nights
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. Mungo National Park has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Lake Mungo in Pooncarie (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Yanga National Park. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Balranald Southern Cross.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Balranald online road trip planner.

Getting from Jenolan Caves to Balranald by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Balranald

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

New South Wales travel guide

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Beaches · Theaters · Hiking Trails
New South Wales boasts stunning snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches, and prosperous cities, including its capital, Sydney. Interior forests and highlands contrast with the coastal plains and oceanside landscape. Foodies on holiday in New South Wales can revel in the country's economic heartland, where vineyards flourish and farmer's markets bring an abundance of local produce to the table. Base yourself in Sydney, a glamorous spot from which to explore, and then head to the beaches to swim and surf.