3 days in Newcastle, Pokolbin & The Entrance Itinerary

3 days in Newcastle, Pokolbin & The Entrance Itinerary

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3 days in Newcastle, Pokolbin & The Entrance Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h
1
Newcastle
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Pokolbin
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
The Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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Newcastle

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Newcastle trip planning tool .

Sydney to Newcastle is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April in Newcastle, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Newcastle

Tours Outdoors Parks
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1
night
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard, Hunter Valley Chocolate Company, Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours, and other attractions you added. On the 21st (Sun), learn about winemaking at Thomas Allen Wines and then do a tasting at Audrey Wilkinson Vineyard.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pokolbin trip builder tool .

Getting from Newcastle to Pokolbin by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Pokolbin are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to The Entrance.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Outdoors Tours Wineries
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Balloon Aloft Hunter Valley Day Tours ©
Thomas Allen Wines ©
Thomas Allen Wines
Hunter Valley Chocolate Company ©
Hunter Valley Chocolate Company

1
night
The Entrance

The Entrance ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Morisset Park as well as The Entrance Pelican Feed. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): walk around Morisset Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our The Entrance road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to The Entrance takes 1.5 hours. In April in The Entrance, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in The Entrance

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Morisset Park
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Morisset Park ©
Morisset Park
The Entrance Pelican Feed ©
The Entrance Pelican Feed

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