22 days in Sydney & Blue Mountains National Park Itinerary

22 days in Sydney & Blue Mountains National Park Itinerary

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22 days in Sydney & Blue Mountains National Park Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Blue Mountains National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: London

12
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Seven Mile Beach National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Shelly Beach (in Manly), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and Caves Beach (in Swansea). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary maker tool .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sydney is 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach, Seven Mile Beach National Park, Nan Tien Temple, Caves Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Turon National Park and Yengo National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath, Logan Brae Orchard, & more), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Gardens of Stone National Park (in Glen Davis). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, explore the activities along Wentworth Falls Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and hike along Cathedral of Ferns Walk.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Blue Mountains National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Bowral, Mittagong, Lithgow, Turon National Park
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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