17 days in Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour & Sydney Itinerary

17 days in Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour & Sydney Itinerary

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17 days in Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  29​h
1
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Coffs Harbour
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hastings River.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip itinerary website .

London, UK to Port Macquarie is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Port Macquarie is 10 hours. Traveling from London in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Port Macquarie, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

North Brother Mountain
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Hastings River ©
Hastings River
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

7
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic and Dorrigo National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Coffs Harbour: Ebor Falls (in Ebor) and Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, contemplate the waterfront views at Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk, explore the landscape on two wheels at Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, and play a few rounds at Bonville Golf Resort.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Urunga, Raleigh Vineyard & Winery, The Yellow Shed, Ebor Falls, Scotts Head Beach
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Ebor Falls ©
Ebor Falls
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park ©
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wentworth Falls and Govetts Leap. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and The Giant Stairway (in Katoomba). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Coffs Harbour to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Govetts Leap, Nan Tien Temple
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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