15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sydney
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town in New South Wales, in the local government area of the City of Hawkesbury. On the 9th (Tue), head outdoors with Trees Adventure Grose River Park, explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and then snap pictures at Lapstone Zig Zag. On your second day here, get your game on at Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track and then hike along Convict Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Richmond online travel planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Richmond is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Richmond, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Richmond

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Convict Trail, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Lapstone Zig Zag, Butterfly Farm: Indy 800 Kart Track
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Trees Adventure Grose River Park ©
Trees Adventure Grose River Park
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Lapstone Zig Zag ©
Lapstone Zig Zag

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blackheath: The Three Sisters (in Katoomba), Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, admire the natural beauty at Mayfield Garden, don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, and get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Blackheath itinerary planner .

Drive from Richmond to Blackheath in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Blackheath

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Leura, Mayfield Garden, Jenolan Caves
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

8
nights
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.
Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney holiday tool .

Drive from Blackheath to Sydney in 2 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in October, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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