7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Jindabyne
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): let the kids burn off some steam at Blackbutt Reserve, then kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach, and then take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head, take in the waterfront at Nobbys Head, then expand your understanding of the military at Fort Scratchley, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newcastle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Newcastle when traveling from Sydney in September, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Tomaree Head
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): engage your brain at Questacon, ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and finally get your game on at Breakr.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Canberra road trip website .

You can fly from Newcastle to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Newcastle in September, expect Canberra to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Jindabyne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

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Jindabyne

Jindabyne ©
Jindabyne is a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Jindabyne and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Perisher Blue Ski Resort.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Jindabyne trip builder .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Jindabyne takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Canberra in September, expect nights in Jindabyne to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jindabyne

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Perisher Blue Ski Resort
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Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre ©
Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre

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