16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive
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Blacktown
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pokolbin
— 1 night
Drive
3
Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive
5
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive
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Blacktown
— 2 nights
Train
7
Jervis Bay
— 1 night
Bus
8
Eden
— 1 night
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nights
Blacktown

On the 24th (Thu), kick back and relax at Terrigal Beach. Keep things going the next day: cool off at Wet 'n' Wild Sydney.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Blacktown trip website.

Melbourne to Blacktown is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Blacktown dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Blacktown

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Wet 'n' Wild Sydney ©
Water Park
Wet 'n' Wild Sydney
2.1

1
night
Pokolbin

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, then get to know the resident critters at Hunter Valley Zoo, then soar above the sights with Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pokolbin trip planner.

You can drive from Blacktown to Pokolbin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Pokolbin sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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5
nights
Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Family-friendly places like Koala Hospital and Dolphin & Whale Watching will thrill your kids. Explore Port Macquarie's surroundings by going to Bellrowan Valley Horse Riding (in Beechwood), Rainbow beach reserve (in North Haven) and Pilot Beach (in Camden Head). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Coastal walk, test your problem-solving skills at Facade Escape Room, relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm, and get a dose of the wild on Port Macquarie Camel Safari's.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Pokolbin to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Pokolbin in December: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Koala Hospital ©
Must see
Koala Hospital
4.7
Pilot Beach ©
Beach
Pilot Beach
4.8
Coastal walk ©
Hiking Trail
Coastal walk
4.9

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty, fulfill a lifelong dream with Dolphin Marine Conservation Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to The Clog Barn. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout and then pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour travel planner.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in January, you will find days in Coffs Harbour are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
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1
night
Port Macquarie

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip planner.

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Blacktown.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Wildlife · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

2
nights
Blacktown

On the 4th (Mon), take in the views from Lennox Bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Blacktown trip planner.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Blacktown in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in January, expect nights in Blacktown to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Blacktown

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park ©
Must see
Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park
4.2
Lennox Bridge ©
Bridge
Lennox Bridge
3.9

1
night
Jervis Bay

A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take a tour by water with Jervis Bay Wild Cruises, stroll through Hyams Beach, and then kick back and relax at Collingwood Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Blacktown to Jervis Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Jervis Bay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Eden.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
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Hyams Beach ©
Beach
Hyams Beach
4.6

1
night
Eden

Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Eden vacation planner.

Take a bus from Jervis Bay to Eden in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Jervis Bay in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eden: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
Pier / Boardwalk
The Merimbula Boardwalk
4.8

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