22 days in Western Australia & New South Wales Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia & New South Wales Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia & New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Blackheath
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Whiteman (Caversham Wildlife Park & Whiteman Park), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and West Swan (Providore & Windarra Honey). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, view the masterpieces at Illusionary Art, do a tasting at Tyler's Vineyard, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park.

Discover how to plan a Perth trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Perth is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Perth. When traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Henley Brook, Millendon, Whiteman, Herne Hill, Swan Valley
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 25:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

3
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Change things up with these side-trips from Blackheath: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and The Three Sisters (in Katoomba). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, and play a few rounds at Blackheath Golf Club.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Blackheath trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Perth to Blackheath. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Blackheath is 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Blackheath can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

10
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 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney route planner.

You can drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Blackheath in October since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 8:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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