10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Katoomba
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Explore Katoomba's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, hike along Fortress Rock, stroll through Grand Canyon track, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Katoomba attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Katoomba, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Blackheath, Bilpin Cider Company, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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