11 days in New South Wales Itinerary

11 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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11 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + train:  14​h 15​min
1
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba with an excursion to Jenolan Caves in Jenolan Caves--about 1h 15 min away. On the 10th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, make a trip to Day FIne Art, hike along The Giant Stairway, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba online sightseeing planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Katoomba is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Katoomba. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December: high temperatures in Katoomba hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, The National Pass, Jenolan Caves
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown

6
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney day trip website .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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