23 days in New South Wales Itinerary

23 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip planner
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Coonamble
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Dubbo
— 2 nights
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Wellington
— 2 nights
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Hill End
— 3 nights
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Sofala
— 5 nights
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Orange
— 3 nights
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Bathurst
— 3 nights
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Cowra
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Coonamble — 1 day

Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at The Museum Under the Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Nickname Hall of Fame, and then browse the exhibits of Outback Arts Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coonamble tour itinerary maker site.

Walgett to Coonamble is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In July in Coonamble, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Dubbo.
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Dubbo — 2 nights

Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Dubbo travel website.

You can drive from Coonamble to Dubbo in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Wellington.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Wellington — 2 nights

Wellington is a town in inland New South Wales, Australia, located at the junction of the Macquarie and Bell Rivers. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine, then stroll around Cameron Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Osawano Japanese Garden. On the next day, see the interesting displays at 'Banjo Paterson ... more than a Poet' Exhibition and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wellington day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Dubbo to Wellington in an hour. July in Wellington sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hill End.
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Hill End — 3 nights

Hill End is a former gold mining town in New South Wales, Australia. Hill End is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at History Hill, take some stellar pictures from Bald Hill Lookout, and delve into the distant past at Golden Gully.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Hill End online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Wellington to Hill End takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sofala.
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Sofala — 5 nights

Sofala is a village in New South Wales, Australia, 255km north-west of Sydney, within Bathurst Regional Council. Get out of town with these interesting Sofala side-trips: Bylong Valley Way (in Bylong), Kandos (Bikes and Buds & Kandos Museum Inc.) and Capertee (Pearson's Lookout & Turon National Park). There's much more to do: do a tasting at De Beaurepaire Wines, stop by Lue Pottery, don't miss a visit to Turon Technology Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Ferntree Gully.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sofala tour planner.

You can drive from Hill End to Sofala in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Sofala are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Orange.
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Orange — 3 nights

Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Orange is known for wineries, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, walk around Cook Park, savor the flavors at De Salis Wines, and learn about winemaking at Rowlee Wines.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orange vacation planning website.

You can drive from Sofala to Orange in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in July, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bathurst.
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Bathurst — 3 nights

Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Katoomba (Blue Mountains, Echo Point Lookout, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, stop by The Nook, and get a taste of life in the country at Jackeroo Ranch.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bathurst online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Orange to Bathurst in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Bathurst sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Cowra.
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Cowra — 4 nights

Cowra is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Cowra: Temora (Temora Rural Museum & Temora Aviation Museum). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Cowra Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Cowra Regional Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Australia's World Peace Bell, and get great views at Bellevue Hill Reserve and Lookout.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cowra vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bathurst to Cowra by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel back home.
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New South Wales travel guide

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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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