29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Fly to Sydney, Train to Kiama
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Kiama
— 2 nights
Fly
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Merimbula
— 12 nights
Drive
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Bermagui
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jervis Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Berry
— 4 nights
Drive
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Newcastle
— 1 night
Drive
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Lennox Head
— 2 nights
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Coffs Harbour — 1 night

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour holiday planner.

Brisbane to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Coffs Harbour are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to Kiama.
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Kiama — 2 nights

The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Kiama Seaside Markets. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, take in the dramatic scenery at Minnamurra Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Saddleback Mountain Lookout.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kiama trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Coffs Harbour to Kiama takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kiama are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Merimbula.
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Merimbula — 12 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Merimbula: Eden (Light to Light Walk & Ben Boyd Tower), Cooma (Corrective Services NSW Museum & Cooma Court House) and Tathra Beach (in Tathra).

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Merimbula trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kiama to Merimbula in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Merimbula sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bermagui.
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Bermagui — 2 nights

Bermagui is a small and vibrant coastal town that offers boutique services and attractions, many unique to this area.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): kick back and relax at Camel Rock and then stroll through Blue Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Passionfish Candles & Gifts, don't miss a visit to Central Tilba Village, and then go for a stroll along the water at Bermagui Harbour Marina.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bermagui tour builder site.

You can drive from Merimbula to Bermagui in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bermagui can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jervis Bay.
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Jervis Bay — 3 nights

A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jervis Bay: Ulladulla (Warden Head Light & Cupitts Winery). Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Booderee National Park. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hyams Beach and stroll through Pebbly Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Bermagui to Jervis Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Jervis Bay are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off to Berry.
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Berry — 4 nights

With its historic buildings and leafy surrounds, Berry is a delightful village to visit year-round.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berry: Shoalhaven Zoo (in Nowra), Artemis Wines (in Mittagong) and Eling Forest Winery (in Sutton Forest). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Drawing Room Rocks, hunt for treasures at Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market, learn about winemaking at Two Figs Winery, and stop by The Treat Factory.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berry online attractions planner.

Drive from Jervis Bay to Berry in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Berry, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newcastle.
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Newcastle — 1 night

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Nobbys Beach, and then see majestic marine mammals with CoastXP.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Newcastle trip planner.

Getting from Berry to Newcastle by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daytime highs in Newcastle are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lennox Head.
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Lennox Head — 2 nights

Go for a jaunt from Lennox Head to Bangalow to see Minyon Falls about 44 minutes away.

Plan trip to Lennox Head with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Newcastle to Lennox Head in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daytime highs in Lennox Head are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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New South Wales travel guide

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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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