19 days in New South Wales Itinerary

19 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip itinerary planner
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Pokolbin
— 3 nights
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Forster
— 1 night
Drive
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Mudgee
— 3 nights
Drive
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Leura
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Pokolbin — 3 nights

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Step out of Pokolbin to go to Rosebrook and see Wine D Road Tours, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pokolbin trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Pokolbin is an approximately 6-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Pokolbin, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Pokolbin: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Forster.
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Forster — 1 night

Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Whitewashed Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at Forster Yoga Studio, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Amaroo Cruises.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Forster trip planner.

Drive from Pokolbin to Forster in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mudgee.
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Mudgee — 3 nights

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Mudgee is known for wineries, breweries & distilleries, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Drip Gorge, learn about winemaking at First Ridge Wines, and examine the collection at Gulgong Pioneers Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mudgee trip planner.

Drive from Forster to Mudgee in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Forster in July, things will get slightly colder in Mudgee: highs are around 16°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Leura.
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Leura — 5 nights

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leura: Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company) and Treetops Adventure Yarramundi (in Richmond). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Wentworth Falls Lookout, make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and go for a walk through Gordon Falls Lookout.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Leura trip maker website.

Getting from Mudgee to Leura by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mudgee in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Leura: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sydney.
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Sydney — 6 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Leura to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Leura in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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New South Wales travel guide

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Beaches · Theaters · Gardens
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.
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