3 days in New South Wales Itinerary

3 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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3 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h
1
Newcastle
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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hours
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 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach.

Before you visit Newcastle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Sydney to Newcastle is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in August, Newcastle is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Newcastle

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach

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nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 21st (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse and then hike along Coastal walk. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie attractions planning site .

Getting from Newcastle to Port Macquarie by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Newcastle in August, plan for slightly colder days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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