25 days in Sydney, Coffs Harbour & Maryborough Itinerary

25 days in Sydney, Coffs Harbour & Maryborough Itinerary

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25 days in Sydney, Coffs Harbour & Maryborough Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Coffs Harbour
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Maryborough
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, The Giant Stairway, & more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

10
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Get out of town with these interesting Coffs Harbour side-trips: Dorrigo (New England National Park & Dorrigo National Park), Coldstream Gallery (in Ulmarra) and Frank Partridge VC Military Museum (in Bowraville). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at The Boardwalk, explore the landscape on two wheels at Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, step off the mainland to explore Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island, and look for all kinds of wild species at Boambee Creek Reserve.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour trip builder app .

Fly from Sydney to Coffs Harbour in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maryborough.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Dorrigo, Urunga, Nambucca Heads, Raleigh Vineyard & Winery
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 20:
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Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island
The Boardwalk ©
The Boardwalk
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park

5
nights
Maryborough

Maryborough ©
Maryborough is a city located on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia, approximately 255km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Step out of Maryborough to go to Tin Can Bay and see Barnacles Dolphin Centre, which is approximately 2 hours away. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at Anzac Park and Ululah Lagoon, explore the activities along Queens Park, examine the collection at Whistle Stop Rail Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Wide Bay Hospitals Museum.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maryborough trip itinerary maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coffs Harbour to Maryborough. When traveling from Coffs Harbour in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Maryborough, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maryborough

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Barnacles Dolphin Centre, Lychee Divine
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum ©
Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens ©
Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens

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