12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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12 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  4​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Frenchs Forest
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pokolbin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Nelson Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
End: Wellington

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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney holiday planner .

Wellington, New Zealand to Sydney is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Wellington to Sydney. Traveling from Wellington in July, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Frenchs Forest.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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2
nights
Frenchs Forest

Frenchs Forest
To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Frenchs Forest day trip planning site .

Frenchs Forest is just a stone's throw from Sydney. In July, daytime highs in Frenchs Forest are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 14th (Sun), you're off toPokolbin.

Things to do in Frenchs Forest

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Ivanhoe Wines and Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Pokolbin's surroundings by going to Maitland Gaol (in East Maitland) and Newcastle Memorial Walk (in Newcastle). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Scarborough Wine Co.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Pokolbin online trip maker .

Drive from Frenchs Forest to Pokolbin in 2.5 hours. In July in Pokolbin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will leave for Nelson Bay on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maitland Gaol, Newcastle Memorial Walk
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines
Maitland Gaol ©
Maitland Gaol
Scarborough Wine Co ©
Scarborough Wine Co

3
nights
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Nelson Bay is known for wildlife, historic sites, parks, nightlife, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Gan Gan Lookout, and visit a coastal fixture at Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve.

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Drive from Pokolbin to Nelson Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oakvale Wildlife Park, Tomaree Head
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Oakvale Wildlife Park ©
Oakvale Wildlife Park

few
hours
Sydney

Sydney
To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Nelson Bay to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
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