16 days in Sydney & Port Macquarie Itinerary

16 days in Sydney & Port Macquarie Itinerary

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16 days in Sydney & Port Macquarie Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

10
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Palm Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head), Cronulla Beach Walk (in Cronulla) and Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, hike along The National Pass, kick back and relax at Tamarama Beach, and stroll through Prince Henry Cliff Walk.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Manly, Bruce Lee Statue, Norah Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

5
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Popular historic sites such as Tacking Point Lighthouse and Smoky Cape Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Coastal walk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Macquarie: South West Rocks (Trial Bay Gaol, Maritime Museum South West Rocks, & more), Rocks Ferry Reserve (in Wauchope) and Rudder Park Historical Lookout (in Kempsey). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain, kick back and relax at Scotts Head Beach, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ellenborough Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Macquarie trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Sydney in December, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Rudder Park Historical Lookout, Ellenborough Falls, Pilot Beach, Rocks Ferry Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
Highlights from your plan
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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