14 days in New South Wales Itinerary

14 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Palm Beach
— 3 nights
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Nelson Bay
— 2 nights
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Pokolbin
— 1 night
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Katoomba
— 3 nights
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Narooma
— 1 night

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Sydney

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and Australian National Maritime Museum. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In December in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Palm Beach.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach is a suburb in the northern beaches region of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Bouddi National Park and Whale Beach. Relax by the water at Macmasters Beach and Palm Beach. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with Paddlecraft Kayaks, enjoy the sand and surf at Bilgola Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Crommelin Native Arboretum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Palm Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Palm Beach in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Palm Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach
Bilgola Beach ©
Bilgola Beach

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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 27th (Sun), kick back and relax at Fingal Bay Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagnalls Beach Reserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fly Point. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach Reserve and then fulfill a lifelong dream with Dolphin Swim Australia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nelson Bay online trip planner.

You can drive from Palm Beach to Nelson Bay in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Nelson Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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Dolphin Swim Australia ©
Dolphin Swim Australia
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Fingal Bay Beach ©
Fingal Bay Beach

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Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
On the 29th (Tue), do a tasting at Ivanhoe Wines, then awaken your taste buds at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours, then do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, and finally soar above the sights with Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pokolbin visit planning app.

Getting from Nelson Bay to Pokolbin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. December in Pokolbin sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

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Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours ©
Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours
Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours ©
Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Escape the urban bustle at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Blue Mountains Mystery Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, identify plant and animal life at Katoomba Cascades, stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere, and grab your bike and head to Narrow Neck Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba online trip builder.

Getting from Pokolbin to Katoomba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Narooma.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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Narooma

Narooma ©
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Montague Island, then stroll through Safety Bar Beach (South), and then meet some fierce fish with Underwater Safaris.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Narooma journey app.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Narooma takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Katoomba in January, you will find days in Narooma are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Underwater Safaris ©
Underwater Safaris
Safety Bar Beach (South)
Safety Bar Beach (South)

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