10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip itinerary planner

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Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive
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Leura
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
Drive

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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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Walk make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in panoramic vistas at Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Bondi Beach ©
Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2
Manly Beach
Beach
Manly Beach
4.6

3
nights
Leura

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Leura is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout, hike along Charles Darwin walk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Leura day trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Leura in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Leura can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Leura

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Blue Mountains ©
Mountain
Blue Mountains
4.6

2
nights
Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge is a town in north-western New South Wales, Australia, in Walgett Shire, near the southern border of Queensland, about six kilometres east of the Castlereagh Highway, and is served in commercial activities by the town of Walgett, some 75 km to the south. You've now added Opal Mine Adventure to your itinerary. On the 30th (Wed), make a trip to Stanley the Emu, learn more about the world around you at Australian Opal Centre, look for gifts at Down to Earth Opals, take in nature's colorful creations at Bevans Cactus Nursery, then get a dose of the wild on Opal Mine Adventure, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Artesian Baths. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of 3 mile Heritage opal mines and then examine the collection at Kangaroo Hill Complex.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lightning Ridge sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Leura to Lightning Ridge takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
Opal Mine Adventure ©
Walking tour
Opal Mine Adventure
4.3
Artesian Baths ©
Hot Spring
Artesian Baths
4.6
Kangaroo Hill Complex ©
History Museum
Kangaroo Hill Complex
5.0

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