15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Pokolbin
— 3 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  31​h
End: Zurich

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.
Visit Manly Beach and Shelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Bondi Beach and Sydney Harbour National Park will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney travel route planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Zurich in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Get in touch with nature at Wentworth Falls and Grand Canyon track. Change things up with these side-trips from Blackheath: Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and The Three Sisters (in Katoomba). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 10th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Blackheath road trip planning app .

Getting from Sydney to Blackheath by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in October since evenings lows in Blackheath dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Perry's Lookdown ©
Perry's Lookdown
Kanangra-Boyd National Park ©
Kanangra-Boyd National Park

3
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Go for a jaunt from Pokolbin to Swansea to see Caves Beach about 1 hour away. It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Harkham Wines and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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Drive from Blackheath to Pokolbin in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Pokolbin are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Caves Beach, Ernest Hill Wines
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Caves Beach ©
Caves Beach
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines

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