28 days in New South Wales Itinerary

28 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Newcastle
— 5 nights
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Blackheath
— 5 nights
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Kiama
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 13 nights

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Explore Newcastle's surroundings by going to Hawks Nest (Jimmy's Beach & Bennetts Beach), Fingal Bay Beach (in Fingal Bay) and Tomaree Head (in Shoal Bay). And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk, learn about winemaking at Leogate Estate Wines, get your game on at VRXP, and kick back and relax at Newcastle Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Newcastle holiday planning app.

Sydney to Newcastle is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Pokolbin, Fingal Bay Beach, Tomaree Head, Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club
Highlights from your plan
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head

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Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore Blackheath's surroundings by going to Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's lots more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get great views at Echo Point Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Blackheath day trip website.

You can drive from Newcastle to Blackheath in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kiama.

Things to do in Blackheath

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, The National Pass, Jenolan Caves, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

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Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Explore Kiama's surroundings by going to Nelson Beach (in Jervis Bay), Callala Beach (in Callala Bay) and Blenheim Beach (in Vincentia). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Jamberoo Action Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Werri Beach, and admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kiama driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Blackheath to Kiama in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Kiama can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Kiama

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jervis Bay, Jamberoo, Callala Beach, Werri Beach
Highlights from your plan
Werri Beach ©
Werri Beach
Jamberoo Action Park ©
Jamberoo Action Park
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls

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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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Dedicate the 28th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Kiama to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kiama in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Shelly Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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