16 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Broken Hill Itinerary

16 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Broken Hill Itinerary

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16 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Broken Hill Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Sydney
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

10
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.
Nan Tien Temple and Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wentworth Falls and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Munmorah State Conservation Area (in Lake Munmorah). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum, stroll through The Giant Stairway, and meet the residents at Australian Reptile Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In July, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Nan Tien Temple, Terrigal Beach, The National Pass
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

2
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tomaree National Park. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Constable Estate Vineyards.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Newcastle trip itinerary website .

Getting from Sydney to Newcastle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Newcastle

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Tomaree National Park, Constable Estate Vineyards
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Constable Estate Vineyards ©
Constable Estate Vineyards

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mutawintji National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, then take in the exciting artwork at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, then examine the collection at Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (GeoCentre), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of the Outback.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Broken Hill trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Newcastle to Broken Hill in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Newcastle, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Broken Hill, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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