7 days in New South Wales Itinerary

7 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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7 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
2
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Kuwait City

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day
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 17th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online journey builder .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In July, Sydney is much colder than Kuwait City - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

1
night
Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 18th (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Belongil Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Byron Bay day trip app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Byron Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Tours Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Belongil Beach ©
Belongil Beach

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night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout, meet the residents at Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic, and then kick back and relax at Coffs Harbour Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Coffs Harbour sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, then trek along Coastal walk, and then make a trip to Breakwall. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Port Macquarie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in July, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

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