11 days in Port Macquarie & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Port Macquarie & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Port Macquarie & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 8 nights
End: Sydney

2
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 16th (Fri), hike along Googik heritage Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and then play a few rounds at Port Macquarie Golf Cub. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Long Point Vineyard, admire the masterpieces at The Slim Dusty Centre, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church.

To find more things to do and tourist information, use the Port Macquarie sightseeing planner .

Sydney to Port Macquarie is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

The Slim Dusty Centre
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Port Macquarie Golf Cub ©
Port Macquarie Golf Cub
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Long Point Vineyard ©
Long Point Vineyard

8
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Wentworth Falls, & more) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Dedicate the 23rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stroll through Terrigal Beach.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney vacation maker site .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in March, you will find days in Sydney are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Katoomba, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Terrigal Beach, Shelly Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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