28 days in New South Wales Itinerary

28 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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28 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  20​h
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Mittagong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Katoomba
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Wisemans Ferry
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Seattle

8
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: wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

Seattle, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get slightly colder in Sydney: highs are around 66°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mittagong.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

5
nights
Mittagong

Mittagong ©
Mittagong is a town located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. Get out of town with these interesting Mittagong side-trips: Banjo's Run Winery and Vineyard (in Exeter) and Jamberoo (Minnamurra Falls & Jamberoo Mountain Road). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at The Grape Escape, make a trip to Bowerbird on Argyle, see the interesting displays at Berrima District Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Perennial Hill Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mittagong trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Mittagong in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mittagong, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Mittagong

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jamberoo, Berrima District Museum, Nattai National Park, Banjo's Run Winery and Vineyard, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame
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Nattai National Park ©
Nattai National Park
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Seven Mile Beach National Park ©
Seven Mile Beach National Park

7
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond), Bilpin (Pine Crest Orchard & Bilpin Cider Company) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, trek along The National Pass, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, and explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip planner .

You can drive from Mittagong to Katoomba in 2 hours. September in Katoomba sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head), Newcastle Memorial Walk (in Newcastle) and Pokolbin (Ivanhoe Wines, Wine Tours & Tastings, & more).

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wisemans Ferry trip planner .

You can drive from Katoomba to Wisemans Ferry in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Wisemans Ferry are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. You will leave for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Outdoors Golf Trails

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Windsor, Ernest Hill Wines, Kurrajong Radio Museum, Lynwood Country Club
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Watkins Orchard ©
Watkins Orchard

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