2 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

2 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

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2 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Sydney

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

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

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk, stroll through Nobbys Beach, then admire all the interesting features of Fort Scratchley, and finally go for a walk through Bathers Way Coastal Walk.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Newcastle tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newcastle

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Fort Scratchley ©
Fort Scratchley

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