15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip planner

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Nelson Bay
— 2 nights
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Tuncurry
— 2 nights
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Blackheath
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights

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Nelson Bay

— 2 nights
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Step out of Nelson Bay with an excursion to Fighter World in Williamtown--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: fulfill a lifelong dream with Dolphin Swim Australia, look for all kinds of wild species at Fly Point, explore and take pictures at One Mile Beach, and kick back and relax at Zenith Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nelson Bay sightseeing planner.

Sydney to Nelson Bay is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. February in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tuncurry.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Tuncurry

— 2 nights
Tuncurry is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north north east of Sydney. On the 4th (Thu), experience rural life at Colin Wren Oysters, contemplate the waterfront views at Tuncurry Rock Pool, then see majestic marine mammals with Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises, and finally soothe aching muscles at Forster Yoga Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Motorcycle Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Elizabeth Beach, and then stroll through Seal Rocks.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tuncurry trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Nelson Bay to Tuncurry in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Tuncurry

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Blackheath

— 4 nights
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Step out of Blackheath with an excursion to Lincoln's Rock in Blue Mountains National Park--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire all the interesting features of The National Pass, get great views at The Three Sisters, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Blackheath trip site.

Traveling by car from Tuncurry to Blackheath takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Sydney

— 6 nights

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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Blackheath to Sydney takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.