6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Coolamon
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: London

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip tool .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, things will get much warmer in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Nightlife Parks
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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Newcastle

Newcastle
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Newcastle sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Newcastle, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), you'll travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Newcastle

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get great views at The Three Sisters, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and then stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba online road trip planner .

Drive from Newcastle to Katoomba in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coolamon.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

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Coolamon

Coolamon ©
Coolamon is a town in the Riverina region of south-west New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Up-to-Date Store and then examine the collection at Coolamon Fire Museum.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coolamon vacation app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Katoomba to Coolamon. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Coolamon

Museums
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Coolamon Fire Museum ©
Coolamon Fire Museum
Up-to-Date Store ©
Up-to-Date Store

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