10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

10 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
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Coonabarabran
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 3 nights

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Brother Mountain and Hastings River. Go for a jaunt from Port Macquarie to South West Rocks to see Horsehoe Bay Beach about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: hike along Coastal walk, walk around Rocks Ferry Reserve, relax in the rural setting at Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm, and identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie online trip itinerary maker.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Port Macquarie is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Port Macquarie is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August; daily highs in Port Macquarie reach 14°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coonabarabran.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Horsehoe Bay Beach, North Brother Mountain, Rocks Ferry Reserve
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Ricardoes Tomatoes and U-Pick Strawberry Farm ©

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Coonabarabran

Coonabarabran ©
Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
On the 18th (Tue), Head underground at Sandstone Caves and then explore the striking landscape of Pilliga National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Siding Spring Observatory and then stroll through Sculptures in the Scrub Trail.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coonabarabran trip planning site.

Drive from Port Macquarie to Coonabarabran in 6 hours. Traveling from Port Macquarie in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Coonabarabran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Sculptures in the Scrub Trail
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Pilliga National Park ©
Pilliga National Park
Siding Spring Observatory ©
Siding Spring Observatory
Sandstone Caves ©
Sandstone Caves

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Gap Park and Bilpin Cider Company. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Leura (Sublime Point Lookout & Everglades Historic House and Gardens) and Prince Henry Cliff Walk (in Katoomba). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Coonabarabran to Sydney by car takes about 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Coonabarabran in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leura, Bilpin Cider Company, Prince Henry Cliff Walk
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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