29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wisemans Ferry
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Mittagong
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Katoomba
— 8 nights
+2
train + Fly + bus:  26​h
End: New York City

8
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online attractions planner .

New York City, USA to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from New York City to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 65°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 30:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Wisemans Ferry: Windsor (Hawkesbury Regional Museum, Windsor Golf Club, & more), Richmond (Planet X Entertainment & Richmond Good Food Market) and The Crommelin Native Arboretum (in Pearl Beach).

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Wisemans Ferry trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Sydney to Wisemans Ferry in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, Wisemans Ferry is slightly colder at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mittagong.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Windsor, Wilberforce, Richmond, Lynwood Country Club, Scheyville National Park
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:
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Convict Trail ©
Convict Trail
Windsor Golf Club ©
Windsor Golf Club
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village

5
nights
Mittagong

Mittagong ©
Mittagong is a town located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mittagong: Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area (in Kangaroo Valley) and Minnamurra Falls (in Jamberoo). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at The Grape Escape, hike along Box Vale Walking Track, examine the collection at Berrima District Museum, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Seven Mile Beach National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mittagong day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Wisemans Ferry to Mittagong takes 2 hours. August in Mittagong sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Mittagong

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area, Seven Mile Beach National Park, Nattai National Park, Berrima District Museum, Cherry Tree Hill Vineyard
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 9:
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Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Food Tours
Bowerbird on Argyle ©
Bowerbird on Argyle

8
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves), Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, trek along Lockleys Pylon Walking Track, explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip planning website .

Drive from Mittagong to Katoomba in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 17:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

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