36 days in New South Wales Itinerary

36 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 19 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Blue Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Pokolbin
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
5
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Sydney

19
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney route planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Blackheath

Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Take a break from Blackheath with a short trip to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge, about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, get great views at Echo Point Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortress Rock.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Blackheath trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blackheath takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Blackheath when traveling from Sydney in August, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

3
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
Get out of town with these interesting Blue Mountains National Park side-trips: Bilpin (Bilpin Springs Orchard & Bilpin Cider Company).

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Blue Mountains National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blackheath to Blue Mountains National Park. In August, daytime highs in Blue Mountains National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bilpin, Cathedral of Ferns Walk, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Kanangra-Boyd National Park ©
Kanangra-Boyd National Park
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

4
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Explore Pokolbin's surroundings by going to Walka Miniature Railway (in Oakhampton Heights) and The Big UGG Boots (in Thornton). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Ernest Hill Wines, take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hunter Valley Zoo.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pokolbin route builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blue Mountains National Park to Pokolbin. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nulkaba, Millbrook Estate, Stonehurst Cedar Creek, Walka Miniature Railway, The Big UGG Boots
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
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Ernest Hill Wines ©
Ernest Hill Wines
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines

5
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Watersports Guru (in Kingscliff), Heritage Park Railway (in Lismore) and You and Bamboo (in Bogangar). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, get outside with Getaway Girls, trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Pokolbin to Byron Bay takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mount Warning, Watersports Guru, Hastings Point Headland, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Heritage Park Railway
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 19:
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

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