12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales holiday builder

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Sydney
— 1 night
Drive
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Nundle
— 1 night
Drive
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Lightning Ridge
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moree
— 1 night
Drive
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Lennox Head
— 5 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney route maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nundle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Nundle

— 1 night
Nundle is a village in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores, take an in-depth tour of Mount Misery Gold Mine Museum, and then take some stellar pictures from Hanging Rock Lookout.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Nundle road trip site.

Getting from Sydney to Nundle by car takes about 5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in April since evenings lows in Nundle dip to 12°C. You will leave for Lightning Ridge on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Nundle

Museums · Shopping

Lightning Ridge

— 3 nights
Lightning Ridge is a town in north-western New South Wales, Australia, in Walgett Shire, near the southern border of Queensland, about six kilometres east of the Castlereagh Highway, and is served in commercial activities by the town of Walgett, some 75 km to the south. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Artesian Baths, take in the exciting artwork at John Murray Art Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Lightning Ridge Heritage Cottage Hospital Gallery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of 3 mile Heritage opal mines.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lightning Ridge online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nundle to Lightning Ridge takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Moree.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Moree

— 1 night
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Waa Gorge and then view the masterpieces at Bank Art Museum Moree.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moree route site.

Traveling by car from Lightning Ridge to Moree takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will leave for Lennox Head on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Moree

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Lennox Head

— 5 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lennox Head: Minyon Falls (in Bangalow) and Protestors Falls (in The Channon).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lennox Head day trip app.

Drive from Moree to Lennox Head in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lennox Head

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.