17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Faulconbridge
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h
5
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Albion Park Rail to see Historical Aircraft Restoration Society about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 20th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary website .

Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
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Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. On the 21st (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass and then don't miss a visit to Sublime Point Lookout. On your second day here, do a tasting at Tertini Wines, then make a trip to Leura Cascades, then look for gifts at Josophan's Fine Chocolate, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Leura Mall.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Leura online holiday planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Leura in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in June since evenings lows in Leura dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Faulconbridge.

Things to do in Leura

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

The National Pass, Wentworth Falls Country Club, Tertini Wines
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©
Sublime Point Lookout ©
Sublime Point Lookout

1
night
Faulconbridge

Faulconbridge ©
Faulconbridge is a village located in the Blue Mountains 77 km west of Sydney, New South Wales and is 450 metres above sea level. For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Faulconbridge trip planner.

Faulconbridge is just a stone's throw from Leura. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Faulconbridge

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum, Hazelbrook Cottage Antiques, Lennox Bridge
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Lennox Bridge ©
Lennox Bridge

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Coffs Harbour Beach, stop by The Honey Place, then brush up on your military savvy at Frank Partridge VC Military Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Bowraville Folk Museum. On your second day here, walk around Dorrigo National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, and then revel in the low prices at Carobana Confectionary.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Faulconbridge to Coffs Harbour. Traveling from Faulconbridge in June, Coffs Harbour is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bowraville, The Honey Place, Dorrigo National Park
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Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Frank Partridge VC Military Museum ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then explore the galleries of Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, and then stop by Blue Mountains Chocolate Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Blackfellows Hand Cave, then explore the striking landscape at Wind Eroded Cave, then take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, and finally admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Katoomba driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Coffs Harbour to Katoomba takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in June, Katoomba is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Dryridge Estate, Blackfellows Hand Cave
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
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