12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
bus + Fly:  25​h
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Shoal Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Katoomba
— 3 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  28​h
End: Jerusalem

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Australian Centre for Photography. Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, stroll through Clovelly, let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve, and pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sydney tour itinerary tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Sydney. Traveling from Jerusalem in June, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

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Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Zenith Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Shoal Bay trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Sydney to Shoal Bay in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Shoal Bay are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Katoomba.

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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach

3
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National Pass and Lennox Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Hartley Historic Village (in Little Hartley) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Pulpit Rock Lookout, wander the streets of Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, and identify plant and animal life at Logan Brae Orchard.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Katoomba trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Shoal Bay to Katoomba in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Katoomba are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Lennox Bridge, Hartley Historic Village
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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