8 days in Greater Newcastle Itinerary

8 days in Greater Newcastle Itinerary

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Cedar Creek
— 1 day
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Pokolbin
— 1 night
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Nelson Bay
— 6 nights
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Cedar Creek

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Cedar Creek Falls, then do a tasting at Millbrook Estate, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Sydney.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cedar Creek journey planning app.

Sydney to Cedar Creek is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Cedar Creek

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Pokolbin

— 1 night
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Caves Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, kick back and relax at Caves Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Big Kookaburra.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pokolbin online route maker.

You can drive from Cedar Creek to Pokolbin in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Nelson Bay

— 6 nights
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Stephens Ferry Service, Barramundi Farm, Zenith Beach, and other attractions you added. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tomaree Head and Gan Gan Lookout. Take a break from Nelson Bay with a short trip to Fighter World in Williamtown, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, look for gifts at Vomo the store, get to know the resident critters at Oakvale Wildlife Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Toboggan Hill Park.

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You can drive from Pokolbin to Nelson Bay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Greater Newcastle travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens · Scenic Walking Areas
Encompassing the suburbs of Newcastle, as well as a number of other, smaller cities, Greater Newcastle expands from the oceanside to a lush interior. Hilly, forested, and welcoming, the area offers a more relaxed experience than the hustle and bustle that can often dominate Australia’s urban centers.