16 days in New South Wales Itinerary

16 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Terrigal
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Wollongong
— 1 night
Fly
5
Orange
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive
7
Wagga Wagga
— 1 night
Drive to Canberra International Airport, Fly to Pune Airport

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Sydney

— 3 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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner.

Pune, India to Sydney is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Pune to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Terrigal.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Terrigal

— 3 nights
Terrigal is a major coastal suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located 12km east of Gosford on the Pacific Ocean. Visit Avoca Beach and Bouddi National Park for some beach relaxation. Step out of Terrigal with an excursion to The Riverboat Postman in Brooklyn--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Macmasters Beach, take some stellar pictures from Marie Byles Lookout, kick back and relax at Putty Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Terrigal trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Sydney to Terrigal in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Terrigal can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Terrigal

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Newcastle

— 2 nights
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): do a tasting at Leogate Estate Wines, do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, and then enjoy unforgettable views with Beyond Ballooning. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills on the water with JetBuzz Watersports, then indulge your senses at Wine D Road Tours, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Newcastle trip builder website.

Drive from Terrigal to Newcastle in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Newcastle can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Newcastle

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wollongong

— 1 night
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 20th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Jamberoo Action Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at McCauley’s Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Wollongong online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Wollongong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. November in Wollongong sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orange.

Things to do in Wollongong

Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Orange

— 2 nights
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at Completely Hampered - Gourmet Picnics, do a tasting at Nashdale Lane Wines & Cellar Door, then do a tasting at Rowlee Wines, then learn about winemaking at Dindima Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Brangayne Wines Pty Ltd. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Angullong Wines, do a tasting at Sassy Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Mortimers Wines Cellar Door.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Orange trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Wollongong to Orange in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Orange sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dubbo.

Things to do in Orange

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Dubbo

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, then steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and then add some adventure to your tour with Adventure Watersports.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubbo holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Orange to Dubbo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Dubbo

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Wagga Wagga

— 1 night
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): hunt for treasures at River & Wren Market, then don't miss a visit to National Art Glass Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Victory Memorial Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wagga Wagga online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dubbo to Wagga Wagga in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Dubbo in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Wagga Wagga, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Shopping · Parks

New South Wales travel guide

4.3
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.