22 days in New South Wales Itinerary

22 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Byron Bay
— 3 nights
Fly
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Pokolbin
— 4 nights
Drive
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Leura
— 5 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 9 nights
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Byron Bay — 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah) and Hastings Point Headland (in Hastings Point). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Byron Walking Track, get a dose of the wild on Sundive Byron Bay, and look for gifts at The Byron Bay Book Exchange.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Byron Bay road trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Byron Bay is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Byron Bay due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Byron Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Pokolbin.
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Pokolbin — 4 nights

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pokolbin: Norah Head Lighthouse (in Norah Head) and Speers Point Park (in Speers Point). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at Hunter Valley Boutique Wine Tours, learn about winemaking at Pierres Wines, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pokolbin road trip app.

You can fly from Byron Bay to Pokolbin in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Leura.
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Leura — 5 nights

Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Take a break from Leura with a short trip to Blue Mountains in Katoomba, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wentworth Falls Lookout, get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, get great views at Spooners Lookout, and admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Leura trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Leura takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sydney.
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Sydney — 9 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 10 — 19:

New South Wales travel guide

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Beaches · Theaters · Hiking Trails
New South Wales boasts stunning snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches, and prosperous cities, including its capital, Sydney. Interior forests and highlands contrast with the coastal plains and oceanside landscape. Foodies on holiday in New South Wales can revel in the country's economic heartland, where vineyards flourish and farmer's markets bring an abundance of local produce to the table. Base yourself in Sydney, a glamorous spot from which to explore, and then head to the beaches to swim and surf.
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