11 days in New South Wales Itinerary

11 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales itinerary planner
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Fly
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Train
2
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive
3
Pokolbin
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive
5
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sydney — 4 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Chinese Garden of Friendship. The adventure continues: stroll through Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel route app.

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in February, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.
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Katoomba — 1 night

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 18th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Sublime Point Lookout, get great views at Wentworth Falls Lookout, and then take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February in Katoomba, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pokolbin.
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Parks · Nature
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Pokolbin — 2 nights

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Ivanhoe Wines, then do a tasting at Harkham Wines, then do a tasting at Peterson House, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Scarborough Wine Co, awaken your taste buds at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours, then learn about winemaking at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Tintilla Estate Wines.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pokolbin trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Katoomba to Pokolbin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Pokolbin can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Macquarie.
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Wineries · Tours
Side Trip

Port Macquarie — 1 night

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Port Macquarie Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse, and then see the interesting displays at Roto House.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie day trip planner.

You can drive from Pokolbin to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pokolbin in February: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Byron Bay.
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Museums · Historic Sites

Byron Bay — 2 nights

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach, and then stroll through Lennox Head Beach. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and then visit a coastal fixture at Fingal Head Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Byron Bay trip builder app.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Byron Bay in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Byron Bay, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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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.
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