10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location 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 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba route builder app .

Getting from Sydney to Katoomba by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, daytime highs in Katoomba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Wentworth Falls, Bilpin Cider Company
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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