7 days in New South Wales Itinerary

7 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip planner

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Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
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Ulladulla
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Kangaroo Valley
Drive
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Shellharbour
Drive
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Kiama
— 2 nights
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Wollongong
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 1 night

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Jervis Bay

— 2 nights
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Fleet Air Arm Museum and then enjoy the sea views from Point Perpendicular Lightstation. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Hyams Beach and then find your balance on the water with Jervis Bay Wild Cruises.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay travel route builder.

Sydney to Jervis Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ulladulla.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Ulladulla

Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area. On the 2nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Warden Head Light.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ulladulla trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Jervis Bay to Ulladulla by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Ulladulla sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kangaroo Valley.
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Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley is a river valley along the Kangaroo River in the Shoalhaven region of New South Wales, Australia, located west of the seaside in the City of Shoalhaven. For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kangaroo Valley trip tool.

Drive from Ulladulla to Kangaroo Valley in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kangaroo Valley can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Shellharbour.

Things to do in Kangaroo Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Shellharbour

Shellharbour is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stop by Stockland Shellharbour and then see the top attractions with Illawarra Fly Treetop Walk.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Shellharbour trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Kangaroo Valley to Shellharbour by car takes about an hour. In July in Shellharbour, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kiama.

Things to do in Shellharbour

Tours · Shopping

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Kiama

— 2 nights
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rocks, then explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiama Harbour, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Saddleback Mountain Lookout.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kiama trip planning tool.

Kiama is very close to Shellharbour. In July, daily temperatures in Kiama can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Wollongong.

Things to do in Kiama

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Wollongong

— 1 night
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): snap pictures at Sea Cliff Bridge, make a trip to Sri Venkateswara Temple, Helensburgh, Sydney, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple, then explore and take pictures at Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond, then visit a coastal fixture at Wollongong Head Lighthouse, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Symbio Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Wollongong tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Kiama to Wollongong in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kiama in July, plan for little chillier nights in Wollongong, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Scenic Drive · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife

Side Trips

Sydney

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, then kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney tour site.

Getting from Wollongong to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Wollongong in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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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.