9 days in Sydney & Calga Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Calga Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Calga Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Calga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
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.
Visiting Wentworth Falls and The Giant Stairway will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Venture out of the city with trips to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba), Blackheath (Wind Eroded Cave & Govetts Leap) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Tien Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at Sam Fiszman Park, and get great views at Bald Hill Lookout.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Calga.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Wollongong, Kiama, Manly
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

2
nights
Calga

Calga ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): experience rural life at Anderson Farm Pick Your Own, take some stellar pictures from Warrah Lookout, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Brisbane Water National Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Calga road trip planner.

Drive from Sydney to Calga in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calga

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Warrah Lookout, Brisbane Water National Park, Anderson Farm Pick Your Own
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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Brisbane Water National Park ©
Brisbane Water National Park
Warrah Lookout ©
Warrah Lookout

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