24 days in New South Wales Itinerary

24 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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24 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Katoomba
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Richmond
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Pokolbin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 9 nights
End: Sydney

6
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Katoomba: Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook (in Glenbrook) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. On the 17th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and make a trip to Echo Point Lookout.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Katoomba trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Katoomba is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Katoomba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Blackheath, Leura, Megalong Creek Estate, The National Pass, Hassan's Wall
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

4
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in New South Wales, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. Get out of town with these interesting Richmond side-trips: iFLY Downunder (in Penrith), Convict Trail (in Wisemans Ferry) and Bilpin (Bilpin Cider Company, Bilpin Springs Orchard, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Trees Adventure Grose River Park, don't miss a visit to Lennox Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Scheyville National Park, and get great views at Bellbird Hill Lookout.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Richmond trip planning website .

Getting from Katoomba to Richmond by car takes about an hour. March in Richmond sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Bilpin, Lennox Bridge, Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track, Hawkesbury Regional Museum, iFLY Downunder
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Trees Adventure Grose River Park ©
Trees Adventure Grose River Park
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider
Bilpin Springs Orchard ©
Bilpin Springs Orchard

4
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pokolbin: Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head) and Speers Point Park (in Speers Point). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Harkham Wines, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pokolbin online holiday planner .

Drive from Richmond to Pokolbin in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Nulkaba, Speers Point Park, Norah Head Lighthouse
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens

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.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Mosman
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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