5 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

5 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

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5 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip builder .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
day
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 (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Blackbutt Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobbys Beach, and then go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Newcastle online trip maker .

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newcastle

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

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