30 days in New South Wales Itinerary

30 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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30 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Blackheath
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mudgee
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Pokolbin
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Prague

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Milk Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Coogee Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and make a trip to Sydney Opera House.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel itinerary creator.

If you are flying in from Czech Republic, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Manly
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Visit The National Pass and Blackfellows Hand Cave for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Blackheath: Rick Rutherford's Country (in Lawson) and Windyridge Garden (in Blue Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, head outdoors with Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd, don't miss a visit to Falls Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Blackheath trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sydney to Blackheath. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mudgee.

Things to do in Blackheath

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, Lithgow, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

3
nights
Mudgee

Mudgee ©
White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Get some cultural insight at Short Sheep Micro-Winery and Burnbrae Vineyard and Winery. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Petersons of Mudgee, look for all kinds of wild species at The Drip Gorge, savor the flavors at Gooree Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Arts and Crafts Mudgee.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mudgee holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blackheath to Mudgee. In November, daily temperatures in Mudgee can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries Wildlife Parks
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SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery
Lowe Wines ©
Lowe Wines
Burnbrae Wines ©
Burnbrae Wines

6
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bennetts Beach Hawks Nest and Nobbys Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Briar Ridge Vineyard and Winery and Pokolbin Brothers Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Pokolbin side-trips: Stomp Wines (in Broke), Redhead Beach (in Redhead), Wyndham Estate (in Branxton) and Newcastle (Newcastle Memorial Walk & Merewether Beach). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at One Mile Beach, get outside with Sutton Estate Electric Bike Hire, and learn about winemaking at Ernest Hill Wines.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pokolbin trip itinerery planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mudgee to Pokolbin. Traveling from Mudgee in December, you will find days in Pokolbin are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Outdoors Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Newcastle, Mount View, Ernest Hill Wines, One Mile Beach, Wyndham Estate
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Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach
Ernest Hill Wines ©
Ernest Hill Wines
Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach

3
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Long Point Vineyard and Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard. Go for a jaunt from Port Macquarie to Taree to see Coorabakh National Park about 1:05 hours away. There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and stroll through Coastal walk.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Port Macquarie takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Pokolbin in December, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Coorabakh National Park
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Coorabakh National Park ©
Coorabakh National Park
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Long Point Vineyard ©
Long Point Vineyard

2
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): push the limits with an extreme tour, then head off the coast to South Solitary Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Wicked Berries, then do a tasting at Raleigh Vineyard & Winery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Northbank Community Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Coffs Harbour trip itinerery planner.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Port Macquarie in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Coffs Harbour, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Northbank Community Garden, Raleigh Vineyard & Winery
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Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
South Solitary Island ©
South Solitary Island

3
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Belongil Beach and Lennox Head Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kingscliff (Watersports Guru & Kingscliff Cycle Centre). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, stop by Byron Bay Cookies Retail Store, make a trip to The Byron Bay Book Exchange (Byron Book Exchange) - Second Hand Book Shop, and head outdoors with Getaway Girls.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Byron Bay custom trip planner.

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kingscliff, Lennox Head Beach
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Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach

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