31 days in Greater Newcastle, The Entrance & Sydney Itinerary

31 days in Greater Newcastle, The Entrance & Sydney Itinerary

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31 days in Greater Newcastle, The Entrance & Sydney Itinerary

Munich
Fly:  29​h
Laguna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Wallsend
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Shoal Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
The Entrance
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  25​h
Munich

2
days
Laguna

Laguna ©
On the 8th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens and then take in the dramatic natural features at Yengo National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Convict Trail.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Laguna itinerary maker .

Munich, Germany to Laguna is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Munich to Laguna due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Munich in August: high temperatures in Laguna hover around 22°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Wallsend.

Things to do in Laguna

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Convict Trail, Hunter Valley Gardens, Yengo National Park
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Yengo National Park ©
Yengo National Park
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens

6
days
Wallsend

Wallsend ©
Bring the kids along to Mount Sugarloaf and Nobbys Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Merewether Beach and Dixon Park Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Wallsend side-trips: Ernest Hill Wines (in Nulkaba) and Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club (in Lovedale).

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wallsend day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Laguna to Wallsend in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Wallsend

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Newcastle, Speers Point Park, Ernest Hill Wines, Redhead Beach, Blacksmiths Beach
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Mount Sugarloaf ©
Mount Sugarloaf
Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Beach ©
Newcastle Beach

4
days
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Family-friendly places like Tomaree Head and Zenith Beach will thrill your kids. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bennetts Beach and Fingal Bay Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Shoal Bay road trip website .

You can drive from Wallsend to Shoal Bay in 1.5 hours. August in Shoal Bay sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to The Entrance.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fingal Bay, Hawks Nest, Port Stephens, Nelson Bay, Port Stephens Shell Museum
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach
Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach

4
days
The Entrance

The Entrance ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tomaree Head and Munmorah State Conservation Area. Escape the urban bustle at Yengo National Park and Bouddi National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around The Entrance: Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga) and Mount Sugarloaf (in Wallsend).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the The Entrance trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Shoal Bay to The Entrance takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in The Entrance can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in The Entrance

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Tomaree Head, Yengo National Park, Mount Sugarloaf, Munmorah State Conservation Area
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Munmorah State Conservation Area ©
Munmorah State Conservation Area
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park

12
days
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 get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 28th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by car from The Entrance to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Logan Brae Orchard, Shelly Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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