51 days in New South Wales Itinerary

51 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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51 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: North Berwick, Scotland
Drive + Fly:  32 h
1
Coffs Harbour
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Port Macquarie
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Pokolbin
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Sydney
— 8 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Wollongong
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Katoomba
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Dubbo
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Wee Waa
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
9
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  31 h
End: North Berwick, Scotland

5
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coffs Harbour: Theblackhole (in Bellingen), Nambucca Heads Beach (in Nambucca Heads) and Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bongil Bongil National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diggers Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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North Berwick, UK to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 32-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Traveling from North Berwick in February, expect Coffs Harbour to be much warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Urunga, Scotts Head Beach, Nambucca Heads Beach, Two Tails Wines, Theblackhole
Highlights from your plan
Park Beach ©
Park Beach
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park

6
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Explore Port Macquarie's surroundings by going to Rainbow beach reserve (in North Haven), Pilot Beach (in Camden Head) and North Brother Mountain (in Laurieton). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, hike along Coastal walk, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at Horsehoe Bay Beach.

Before you visit Port Macquarie, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in February, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Seal Rocks, North Brother Mountain, Rainbow beach reserve, Cellito Beach
Highlights from your plan
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

6
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pokolbin: Newcastle (Newcastle Memorial Walk & Nobbys Beach), Speers Point Park (in Speers Point) and UnrealVR (in Charlestown). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, learn about winemaking at Harkham Wines, take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens, and enjoy the sea views from Norah Head Lighthouse.

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Drive from Port Macquarie to Pokolbin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in February: highs in Pokolbin hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nelson Bay, Newcastle, Bagnalls Beach Reserve, Ernest Hill Wines, Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head

8
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney vacation maker .

You can drive from Pokolbin to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Wollongong.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

6
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Wollongong: Minnamurra Falls (in Jamberoo), Werrong Beach (in Royal National Park) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Jamberoo Action Park, kick back and relax at Hyams Beach, explore the striking landscape of Nattai National Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Wollongong day trip planning tool .

Take a train from Sydney to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Wollongong, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jamberoo, Jervis Bay, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Symbio Wildlife Park, Werrong Beach
Highlights from your plan
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Jamberoo Action Park ©
Jamberoo Action Park
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls

7
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Katoomba: Hassan's Wall (in Lithgow), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, do a tasting at Megalong Creek Estate, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Katoomba attractions planner.

Drive from Wollongong to Katoomba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Katoomba sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dubbo.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Megalong Valley, Bilpin, Wentworth Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

4
nights
Dubbo

Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubbo: 'Banjo Paterson ... more than a Poet' Exhibition (in Yeoval), Parkes (CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope & War Memorial) and Mudgee (SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery, Aril Estate, & more). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Warrumbungle National Park. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dubbo day trip website .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Dubbo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wee Waa.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mudgee, Parkes, 'Banjo Paterson ... more than a Poet' Exhibition, Warrumbungle National Park
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery

1
night
Wee Waa

Wee Waa ©
Wee Waa is a town located on the north-western slopes of the New England region in New South Wales, Australia. Burren Junction Bore Baths has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Yarrie Lake and then relax and rejuvenate at Burren Junction Bore Baths.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Wee Waa trip website .

Getting from Dubbo to Wee Waa by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Wee Waa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Wee Waa

Spas Nature Parks

Side Trip

Burren Junction Bore Baths
Highlights from your plan
Burren Junction Bore Baths ©
Burren Junction Bore Baths

5
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Byron Bay: Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail (in Ballina), Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff) and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and stroll through Broken Head Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Byron Bay sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Wee Waa to Byron Bay takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Wee Waa in March: highs in Byron Bay hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Broken Head Beach, Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail, Pippi Beach, Watersports Guru
Highlights from your plan
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

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