10 days in Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park & Byron Bay Itinerary

10 days in Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park & Byron Bay Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park & Byron Bay Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Blue Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Byron Bay
— Few hours
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  28​h
End: London

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sydney sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

2
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. On the 22nd (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, then identify plant and animal life at Logan Brae Orchard, then delve into the lush surroundings at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Evans Lookout and then trek along Grand Canyon track.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Blue Mountains National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Blue Mountains National Park, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Evans Lookout ©
Evans Lookout

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Wategos Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Broken Head Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Blue Mountains National Park to Byron Bay takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Broken Head Beach
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Broken Head Beach ©
Broken Head Beach
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach

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