15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales sightseeing planner

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Sydney
— 7 nights
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Killcare
— 2 nights
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Shoal Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Katoomba
— 4 nights
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Sydney

— 7 nights

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Kids will enjoy Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney route tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Killcare.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 14:

Killcare

— 2 nights
Killcare is a south-eastern suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Bouddi Peninsula. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): kick back and relax at Palm Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Bouddi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at The Crommelin Native Arboretum, then explore the striking landscape at Brisbane Water National Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Walkabout Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Killcare trip site.

You can drive from Sydney to Killcare in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Killcare

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

Shoal Bay

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head and then explore the striking landscape of Tomaree National Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Shoal Bay trip planner.

Getting from Killcare to Shoal Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July in Shoal Bay, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Katoomba

— 4 nights
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Get outdoors at Wentworth Falls Lookout and Marrangaroo National Park. Head to Teddy Sinclair and Katoomba Antique Centrefor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Gallery One88, hike along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Narrow Neck Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Logan Brae Orchard.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Katoomba trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Shoal Bay to Katoomba in 4 hours. Traveling from Shoal Bay in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Katoomba, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:

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.