13 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Mount View Itinerary

13 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Mount View Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Mount View Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Mount View
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Sydney

8
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 find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Blue Mountains), Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Sydney Speedway (in Granville). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney online journey maker .

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lincoln's Rock, Kissing Point Park, Sydney Speedway
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Nobbys Head, kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach, then explore and take pictures at Fort Scratchley, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk.

Plan a trip to Newcastle easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Newcastle, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount View.

Things to do in Newcastle

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Fort Scratchley ©
Fort Scratchley

2
nights
Mount View

Mount View ©
Mount View is known for wineries and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Petersons Wines, cruise along Tourist Drive 33, examine the collection at Wollombi Endeavour Museum, and don't miss a visit to Ngurra Bu.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mount View trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Mount View takes 1.5 hours. In May in Mount View, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount View

Wineries Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Wollombi
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Petersons Wines ©
Petersons Wines
Ngurra Bu ©
Ngurra Bu
Wollombi Endeavour Museum ©
Wollombi Endeavour Museum

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