14 days in New South Wales Itinerary

14 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales travel route planner

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Anna Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Bonny Hills
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive
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South West Rocks
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bellingen
— 1 night
Drive
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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive
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Yamba
— 1 night
Drive
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Byron Bay
— 3 nights

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Anna Bay

— 1 night
Anna Bay is the name of a suburb, a town and a bay in the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 30th (Fri), examine the collection at Fighter World, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, then examine the collection at Port Stephens Shell Museum, then kick back and relax at Samurai Beach, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at Sand Dune Safaris.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Anna Bay driving holiday app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Anna Bay. October in Anna Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bonny Hills.

Things to do in Anna Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Bonny Hills

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): stop by Kendall Craft Co-operative, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilot Beach, then stroll through North Haven Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Rainbow beach reserve. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dooragan National Park.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bonny Hills trip website.

Traveling by car from Anna Bay to Bonny Hills takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Anna Bay in October, expect nights in Bonny Hills to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Bonny Hills

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Port Macquarie

— 2 nights
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): savor the flavors at Frankie's Travel, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Port Macquarie Camel Safari's, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lighthouse Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Old Bottlebutt, then contemplate the long history of Port Macquarie Historic Court House, then see the interesting displays at Port Macquarie Museum, and finally explore the activities along Hastings River.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planner.

Port Macquarie is just a short distance from Bonny Hills. In November, daily temperatures in Port Macquarie can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

South West Rocks

— 2 nights
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scotts Head Beach and German Monument. Get in touch with nature at Horsehoe Bay Beach and Korogoro Walking Track. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around South West Rocks: Kempsey (Rudder Park Historical Lookout & Macley River Historical Museum).

Plan my day in South West Rocks using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to South West Rocks in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Port Macquarie in November, you will find days in South West Rocks are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bellingen.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Bellingen

— 1 night
Bellingen is a small town on Waterfall Way on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bellingen online tour planner.

Traveling by car from South West Rocks to Bellingen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Bellingen

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Coffs Harbour

— 1 night
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): view the masterpieces at National Cartoon Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Diggers Beach, then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout, and finally cruise along Sealy Lookout.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour travel planning tool.

Coffs Harbour is just a stone's throw from Bellingen. In November, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yamba.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Yamba

— 1 night
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. On the 9th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Maclean Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated, enjoy the sand and surf at Pippi Beach, then kick back and relax at Turners Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spooky Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Yamba journey app.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Yamba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in November, expect nights in Yamba to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Yamba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Byron Bay

— 3 nights
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 get in some beach time at Lighthouse Beach and Broken Head Beach. Get in touch with nature at Pat Morton Lookout and Tallow Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Byron Bay: Hastings Point Headland (in Hastings Point) and Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Day Spa @ Byron Women's Retreat, explore and take pictures at Broken Head Nature Reserve, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and fly like a bird with Flight Zone Hang Gliding.

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Traveling by car from Yamba to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Byron Bay sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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.