30 days in Sydney, Airlie Beach & Pokolbin Itinerary

30 days in Sydney, Airlie Beach & Pokolbin Itinerary

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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 5 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 9 nights
Drive
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Pokolbin
— 5 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Sydney — 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Katoomba (Lady Darley Lookout Track, Echo Point Lookout, &more), Leura Post Office (in Leura) and Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath). Dedicate the 2nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, learn more about the world around you at Australian Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Lincoln's Rock, and stop by Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Airlie Beach.
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Airlie Beach — 5 nights

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Heart Reef. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Airlie Beach: Bluewater Lagoon (in Mackay) and Mango Avenue (in Eimeo). The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Airlie Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Airlie Beach to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 9 nights

The Harbour City

Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, The Three Sisters, &more), Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls) and Leura Cascades (in Leura). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. See some other sides of Sydney: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Airlie Beach to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Sydney is little chillier than Airlie Beach - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Pokolbin.
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Pokolbin — 5 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: Wine D Road Tours (in Rosebrook) and Speers Point Park (in Speers Point). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Ivanhoe Wines, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hunter Valley Gardens.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pokolbin trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Pokolbin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November in Pokolbin, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Sydney.
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Sydney — 2 nights

The Harbour City

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Queen Victoria Building, then stop by Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Sydney Observatory, explore the galleries of ATTY Gallery, steep yourself in history at Government House, then get engrossed in the history at Customs House, and finally experience the excitement of Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Drive from Pokolbin to Sydney in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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