9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Bilpin
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
End: Port Macquarie

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: take a stroll through The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Sydney

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

2
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Katoomba Falls, make a trip to Echo Point Lookout, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, then explore the stunning scenery at Lincoln's Rock, then stop by The Candy Store Leura, and finally make a trip to Leura Cascades.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Blackheath day trip site .

Getting from Sydney to Blackheath by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Blackheath, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bilpin.

Things to do in Blackheath

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Lincoln's Rock
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

1
day
Bilpin

Bilpin ©
Bilpin is a small town on the historic Bells Line of Road in the City of Hawkesbury local government area in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, New South Wales. On the 18th (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bilpin Cider Company, then admire the natural beauty at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, then relax in the rural setting at Bilpin Springs Orchard, and finally get great views at Bellbird Hill Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bilpin, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Blackheath to Bilpin in an hour. In September in Bilpin, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Bilpin

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Breweries

Side Trips

Bellbird Hill Lookout, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
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Bilpin Springs Orchard ©
Bilpin Springs Orchard
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden ©
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Bellbird Hill Lookout ©
Bellbird Hill Lookout

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 19th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, hike along Coastal walk, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm, and then enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Port Macquarie vacation app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bilpin to Port Macquarie. Traveling from Bilpin in September, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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