4 days in Gosford, Newcastle & Nelson Bay Itinerary

4 days in Gosford, Newcastle & Nelson Bay Itinerary

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4 days in Gosford, Newcastle & Nelson Bay Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Gosford
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Gosford

Gosford ©
Gosford is a suburb located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): ride a horse along Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, then take in the exciting artwork at Gosford Regional Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Terrigal Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Firescreek Fruit Wines.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Gosford trip itinerary website .

Sydney to Gosford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in April since evenings lows in Gosford dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Gosford

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Firescreek Fruit Wines, Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Terrigal Beach
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures ©
Gosford Regional Gallery ©
Gosford Regional Gallery

2
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobbys Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, and then identify plant and animal life at Blackbutt Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Newcastle tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Gosford to Newcastle takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk

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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. On the 23rd (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, then kick back and relax at Fingal Bay Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nelson Bay day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Nelson Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

One Mile Beach, Tomaree Head, Fingal Bay Beach
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Fingal Bay Beach ©
Fingal Bay Beach

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