34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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34 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 25 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Shoal Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, then stroll through The Giant Stairway, and then take a stroll through Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for gifts at OMNIA a little bit of everywhere.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip planner .

Sydney to Katoomba is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in October, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

The National Pass
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The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre ©
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

25
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.
Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB). Get in touch with nature at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown), Kamay Botany Bay National Park (in Kurnell) and Bouddi National Park (in Killcare). Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel route planner .

You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Manly, Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Bilgola Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Georges River National Park
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Koala Hospital. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and finally don't miss a visit to Breakwall. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Port Central Shopping Centre, look for gifts at Un4gettable4evermore, and then kick back and relax at Scotts Head Beach.

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You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trips

Scotts Head Beach, Un4gettable4evermore
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Scotts Head Beach ©
Scotts Head Beach
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk

3
nights
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Maitland Regional Art Gallery, then learn about winemaking at Ernest Hill Wines, and then identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Shoal Bay online journey planner .

Getting from Port Macquarie to Shoal Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in November: highs in Shoal Bay hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Savannah on Swan, Ernest Hill Wines, Maitland Regional Art Gallery
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

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