9 days in Port Macquarie & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Port Macquarie & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Port Macquarie & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
End: Sydney

4
nights
Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Tacking Point Lighthouse. Relax by the water at Scotts Head Beach and Elizabeth Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Macquarie: Whitewashed Gallery (in Hallidays Point), Great Lakes Museum (in Tuncurry) and South West Rocks (Scuba & Snorkeling & Trial Bay Gaol). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Port Macquarie Historic Court House.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie holiday maker site .

Sydney to Port Macquarie is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in February: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Elizabeth Beach, Whitewashed Gallery, Scotts Head Beach, Great Lakes Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Australian National Maritime Museum and Darling Harbour. Step off the beaten path and head to Shelly Beach and North Head Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Port Macquarie in February, you will find days in Sydney are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Manly
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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