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: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + train:  14​h
1
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Jenolan Caves
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Jamberoo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 16th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get great views at The Three Sisters, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pulpit Rock Lookout.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba tour planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Katoomba is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Katoomba reach 34°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jenolan Caves.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

1
night
Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): Head underground at Jenolan Caves.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Jenolan Caves day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Jenolan Caves takes 1.5 hours. In December in Jenolan Caves, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Jamberoo.

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

Nature Parks
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

2
nights
Jamberoo

Jamberoo ©
Jamberoo is a village approx 11 km inland from Kiama on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seven Mile Beach National Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Jamberoo Action Park and then admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Jamberoo trip planning tool .

You can drive from Jenolan Caves to Jamberoo in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Jamberoo can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Jamberoo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Seven Mile Beach National Park
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Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Jamberoo Action Park ©
Jamberoo Action Park

6
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney online trip builder .

You can drive from Jamberoo to Sydney in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Jamberoo in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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