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: Perth
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
South West Rocks
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Mudgee
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Perth

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Broken Hill itinerary planner.

Perth to Broken Hill is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in April, you will find days in Broken Hill are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip maker .

Getting from Broken Hill to Sydney by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
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 20th (Sat), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and then enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie road trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
South West Rocks

South West Rocks ©
On the 21st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Horsehoe Bay Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Smoky Cape Lighthouse, and then contemplate the long history of Trial Bay Gaol.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the South West Rocks trip planning website .

Drive from Port Macquarie to South West Rocks in an hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in April: highs in South West Rocks hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Mudgee.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol

2
nights
Mudgee

Mudgee ©
White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Get some cultural insight at Lowe Wines and Logan Wines. Step off the beaten path and head to The Drip Gorge and Distillery Tours. It doesn't end there: do a tasting at SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mudgee road trip planning site .

You can drive from South West Rocks to Mudgee in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from South West Rocks in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mudgee, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trip

Apple Tree Flat
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Lowe Wines ©
Lowe Wines
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery
Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard ©
Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard

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