3 days in Newcastle, Nelson Bay & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

3 days in Newcastle, Nelson Bay & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

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3 days in Newcastle, Nelson Bay & Coffs Harbour Itinerary

Start: Newcastle
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Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Nelson Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Newcastle

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night
Newcastle

Newcastle
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Newcastle trip builder website .

Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Newcastle

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nelson Bay trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Newcastle to Nelson Bay in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Nelson Bay, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Historic Sites
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Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Coffs Harbour trip maker .

Getting from Nelson Bay to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

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