14 days in Blue Mountains National Park, Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Blue Mountains National Park, Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

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14 days in Blue Mountains National Park, Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly:  30​h
1
Blue Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + foot:  26​h
End: Birmingham

3
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Grand Canyon track, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and admire all the interesting features of The National Pass.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Blue Mountains National Park online journey maker .

Birmingham, UK to Blue Mountains National Park is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Birmingham to Blue Mountains National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in July; daily highs in Blue Mountains National Park reach 20°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Lawson, Cathedral of Ferns Walk, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
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Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track
Kanangra-Boyd National Park ©
Kanangra-Boyd National Park
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

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 31st (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Blackbutt Reserve, stroll through Speers Point Park, and then go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Norah Head Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Shepherds Hill Fort, then identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, and finally take in the waterfront at Nobbys Head.

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Traveling by car from Blue Mountains National Park to Newcastle takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tomaree Head, Speers Point Park, Norah Head Lighthouse
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Speers Point Park ©
Speers Point Park
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse

5
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.
Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

You can drive from Newcastle to Sydney in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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