2 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

2 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

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2 days in Sydney & Newcastle Itinerary

Start: Sydney
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Sydney
— 1 day
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Newcastle
— 1 night
End: Sydney

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
On the 21st (Sun), go for a walk through Bathers Way Coastal Walk, admire all the interesting features of Fort Scratchley, then stroll through Nobbys Beach, and finally go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Newcastle trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Newcastle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Newcastle

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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Fort Scratchley ©
Fort Scratchley

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