22 days in New South Wales Itinerary

22 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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22 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + train:  32​h
1
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wallerawang
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly + bus:  26​h
End: New York City

4
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Step out of Katoomba with an excursion to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, identify plant and animal life at Pulpit Rock Lookout, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba online trip itinerary maker .

New York City, USA to Katoomba is an approximately 32-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from New York City to Katoomba. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Katoomba, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wallerawang.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

4
nights
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
Step out of Wallerawang to go to Jenolan Caves and see Jenolan Caves, which is approximately 1 hour away.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wallerawang trip planner .

You can drive from Katoomba to Wallerawang in an hour. In September in Wallerawang, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Wallerawang

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lithgow, Jenolan Caves
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave
Queen Elizabeth Park ©
Queen Elizabeth Park

11
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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney travel route website .

Drive from Wallerawang to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Wallerawang in September, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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