5 days in New South Wales Itinerary

5 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Sydney
— 1 night
Drive
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Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Dubbo
— 1 night
Fly
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Broken Hill
— 1 night
Fly

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Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and then stop by The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Qantas Heritage Collection, then see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally admire the striking features of Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planning website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nelson Bay trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Nelson Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Nelson Bay can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dubbo.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Dubbo

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.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the galleries of Western Plains Cultural Centre, contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, and then admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

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You can drive from Nelson Bay to Dubbo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Dubbo is little chillier than Nelson Bay - with highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Broken Hill

Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Broken Hill online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubbo to Broken Hill takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubbo in July, Broken Hill is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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.