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: London
Fly + train:  28​h
1
Katoomba
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wallerawang
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Pokolbin
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London


4
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Dryridge Estate. Change things up with these side-trips from Katoomba: Hillbilly Cider (in Bilpin) and The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden (in Mount Tomah). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, make a trip to Sublime Point Lookout, and do a tasting at Megalong Creek Estate.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Katoomba is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Katoomba is 10 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get warmer in Katoomba: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Wallerawang.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Leura, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Megalong Valley, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Dryridge Estate ©
Dryridge Estate

3
nights
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum and Blast Furnace Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wallerawang: Mayfield Garden (in Oberon), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Hartley Historic Site (in Hartley).

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You can drive from Katoomba to Wallerawang in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Wallerawang

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lithgow, Mayfield Garden, Hartley Historic Site, Jenolan Caves
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum ©
Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum
Mayfield Garden ©
Mayfield Garden

3
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Harkham Wines and Hungerford Hill Wines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pokolbin: Newcastle (Newcastle Museum & Newcastle Memorial Walk). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Waverley Estate, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

Before you visit Pokolbin, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Wallerawang to Pokolbin in 4 hours. In January in Pokolbin, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Tours Museums

Side Trips

Newcastle, Ernest Hill Wines, Briar Ridge Vineyard
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines
Hungerford Hill Wines ©
Hungerford Hill Wines

9
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Getting from Pokolbin to Sydney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Vaucluse House
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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