9 days in Country New South Wales, Yamba & Pokolbin Itinerary

9 days in Country New South Wales, Yamba & Pokolbin Itinerary

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Fly
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Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dubbo
— 1 night
Fly to Brisbane International Airport, Drive to Yamba
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Yamba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pokolbin
— 3 nights
Drive

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip planner.

Sydney to Canberra is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canberra, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol and then get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Dubbo sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Dubbo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in November; daily highs in Dubbo reach 35°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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Yamba

Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): add some adventure to your tour with Yamba Kayak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turners Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pippi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Maclean Lookout, experience rural life at Cardiff Alpacas, and then visit a coastal fixture at Clarence River Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yamba day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dubbo to Yamba. In November, daytime highs in Yamba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Pokolbin

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Get out of town with these interesting Pokolbin side-trips: Speers Point Park (in Speers Point) and Wine D Road Tours (in Rosebrook). Next up on the itinerary: soar above the sights with Beyond Ballooning, do a tasting at Harkham Wines, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pokolbin visit planner.

Traveling by car from Yamba to Pokolbin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yamba in November, expect nights in Pokolbin to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips