31 days in New South Wales Itinerary

31 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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1
Newcastle
— 7 nights
2
Katoomba
— 8 nights
3
Sydney
— 15 nights

7
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newcastle: Nelson Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Gan Gan Lookout), Fingal Bay Beach (in Fingal Bay) and Tomaree Head (in Shoal Bay). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens, kick back and relax at Newcastle Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jimmy's Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle road trip app.

Sydney to Newcastle is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Newcastle are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Hawks Nest, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens Shell Museum, Fingal Bay Beach
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Waverley Estate ©
Waverley Estate

8
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Lithgow (Glow Worm Tunnel & Hassan's Wall). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, get great views at The Three Sisters, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba route planner.

Getting from Newcastle to Katoomba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Lithgow, Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

15
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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Dedicate the 28th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, stop by Darling Harbour, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning website.

Getting from Katoomba to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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