15 days in Blue Mountains, Coffs Harbour & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Blue Mountains, Coffs Harbour & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Blue Mountains, Coffs Harbour & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + train:  27​h
1
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Wisemans Ferry
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London


3
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 23rd (Sun), get great views at Govetts Leap, take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock Lookout, and then tour in harmony with nature at Eco Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, look for gifts at The Nook, hike along The Giant Stairway, then don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls.

Make your Katoomba itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

London, UK to Katoomba is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Katoomba hover around 34°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

3
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
You'll get in some beach time at Terrigal Beach and Caves Beach. Get in touch with nature at Munmorah State Conservation Area and Catherine Hill Bay Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Wisemans Ferry: Australian Reptile Park (in Gosford) and Morisset Park (in Morisset).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Wisemans Ferry road trip planner.

You can drive from Katoomba to Wisemans Ferry in 2 hours. December in Wisemans Ferry sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Munmorah State Conservation Area, Caves Beach, Australian Reptile Park, Terrigal Beach, Catherine Hill Bay Beach
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park
Munmorah State Conservation Area ©
Munmorah State Conservation Area

2
nights
Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 28th (Fri), do a tasting at Two Tails Wines and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, then enjoy the sand and surf at Solitary Islands Coastal Walk, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Wisemans Ferry to Coffs Harbour with the Route module. When traveling from Wisemans Ferry in December, plan for little chillier days in Coffs Harbour, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Two Tails Wines
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout
Two Tails Wines ©
Two Tails Wines

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Avalon Beach (in Avalon Beach), Palm Beach (in Palm Beach) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). And it doesn't end there: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

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You can fly from Coffs Harbour to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Avalon Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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