4 days in The Entrance, Hunter Valley & Nelson Bay Itinerary

4 days in The Entrance, Hunter Valley & Nelson Bay Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales journey planner

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Drive
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The Entrance
— 1 night
Drive
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Thornton
— 1 night
Drive
3
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Fly

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The Entrance

— 1 night
On the 11th (Mon), get great views at The Skillion, then see what you can catch with Terrigal Blue Water Fishing Charters, then cool off at Central Coast Aqua Park, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ettalong Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Entrance Heritage Walk.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the The Entrance trip planning site.

Sydney to The Entrance is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In January, daily temperatures in The Entrance can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Thornton.

Things to do in The Entrance

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Thornton

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): make a trip to The Big UGG Boots, explore and take pictures at Mount Sugarloaf, then make a trip to Big Kookaburra, and finally stroll around Maitland Park.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Thornton visit planner.

You can drive from The Entrance to Thornton in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Thornton are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Thornton

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nelson Bay

— 1 night
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): experience rural life at Barramundi Farm, then get a taste of life in the country at Oakfield Ranch, then take an exotic tour of Sand Dune Safaris, and finally cool off at Splash Waterpark.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nelson Bay road trip planning site.

You can drive from Thornton to Nelson Bay in an hour. January in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip