13 days in Sydney, Wallerawang & Shoal Bay Itinerary

13 days in Sydney, Wallerawang & Shoal Bay Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney, Wallerawang & Shoal Bay Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Wallerawang
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Shoal Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Sydney

9
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Shelly Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (Wentworth Falls & Canyoning & Rappelling Tours), Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Shelly Beach, Logan Brae Orchard, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wallace, get great views at Hassan's Wall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Marrangaroo National Park.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wallerawang travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Wallerawang in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in Wallerawang dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Wallerawang

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hassan's Wall
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Lake Wallace ©
Lake Wallace
Marrangaroo National Park ©
Marrangaroo National Park

2
nights
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Jimmy's Beach, then examine the collection at Port Stephens Shell Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and finally admire all the interesting features of Barry Park. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Bennetts Beach, see the interesting displays at Fighter World, then don't miss a visit to Oakvale Wildlife Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shoal Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wallerawang to Shoal Bay takes 4.5 hours. May in Shoal Bay sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Williamtown, Port Stephens Shell Museum, Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, Barry Park
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

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