3 days in Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

3 days in Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

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3 days in Newcastle & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Newcastle
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, then kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Nobbys Head.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle holiday builder app .

Melbourne to Newcastle is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, Newcastle is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of The Rocks, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sydney tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Sydney, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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