13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Pokolbin
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h
3
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Lithgow
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Blackbutt Reserve, and then take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk. On your second day here, do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Peterson House, then do a tasting at Petersons Wines Broke Road, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pokolbin trip planner.

Sydney to Pokolbin is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Pokolbin are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Newcastle, Ernest Hill Wines
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Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Ernest Hill Wines ©
Ernest Hill Wines

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour planner .

Drive from Pokolbin to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will leave for Broken Hill on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Clovelly Beach ©
Clovelly Beach

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Broken Hill is known for museums, wildlife, nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, immerse yourself in nature at Living Desert State Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Broken Hill trip planning site .

Getting from Sydney to Broken Hill by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. March in Broken Hill sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Shopping
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2
nights
Lithgow

Lithgow ©
Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Hassan's Wall, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bilpin Cider Company, then learn about winemaking at Hillbilly Cider, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, explore the fascinating underground world of Glow Worm Tunnel, and then take some stellar pictures from Sunset Rock Lookout.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lithgow planner .

Explore your travel options from Broken Hill to Lithgow with the Route module. Traveling from Broken Hill in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Lithgow. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lithgow

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Bilpin, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Sunset Rock Lookout, Jenolan Caves
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The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden ©
Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

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