5 days in Greater Sydney & Lightning Ridge Itinerary

5 days in Greater Sydney & Lightning Ridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales visit planner

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Bondi
— 1 night
Drive
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Palm Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
Drive

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Bondi

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): walk around Marks Park, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and then stroll through Bronte Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Tamarama Beach, appreciate the history behind Black Sunday monument, and then make a splash at Bondi Iceberg Club.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bondi trip simple and quick.

Sydney to Bondi is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Bondi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Palm Beach

— 1 night
Palm Beach is a suburb in the northern beaches region of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. On the 17th (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Barrenjoey Lighthouse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Beach tour planner.

You can drive from Bondi to Palm Beach in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Palm Beach are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Lightning Ridge

— 2 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. On the 18th (Thu), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Lightning Ridge, then view the masterpieces at John Murray Art Gallery, and then take in the natural beauty of Artesian Baths. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of 3 mile Heritage opal mines, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then look for gifts at Opal Bin.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lightning Ridge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palm Beach to Lightning Ridge takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Museums

Greater Sydney travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Zoos · Beaches
Sandy beaches, rolling hills, azure rivers, and charming settlements are the hallmarks of Greater Sydney. Coastal suburbs and picturesque harbors are common. Areas such as Manly live up to the Australian stereotype of the laid-back, prosperous, beach-going community.