35 days in Leura & Hunter Valley Itinerary

35 days in Leura & Hunter Valley Itinerary

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Leura
— 25 nights
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Pokolbin
— 9 nights
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Leura

— 25 nights
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like The National Pass and Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon track and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Leura: Bathurst (Abercrombie Caves, Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, &more), Turon National Park (in Capertee) and Blue Mountains (in Katoomba). Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Wheeny Creek Campground. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Evans Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout, trek along Fortress Rock, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wallace.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Leura sightseeing planner.

Sydney to Leura is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Leura are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Leura

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Pokolbin

— 9 nights
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Step off the beaten path and head to Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Iron Gate Estate. Step out of the city life by going to Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club and Bimbadeen Lookout. Change things up with these side-trips from Pokolbin: Maitland Gaol (in East Maitland) and Wine D Road Tours (in Rosebrook). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens, learn about winemaking at Petersons Wines Broke Road, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and sample the fine beverages at Hunter Distillery.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Pokolbin day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Leura to Pokolbin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips