4 days in New South Wales Itinerary

4 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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4 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Homebush West
Drive:  3​h
1
Nelson Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Perth (Tasmania)

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Gan Gan Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zenith Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nelson Bay road trip planner .

Homebush West to Nelson Bay is an approximately 3-hour car ride. January in Nelson Bay sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Shoal Bay
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Zenith Beach ©
Zenith Beach
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation website .

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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