9 days in New South Wales Itinerary

9 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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9 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
South West Rocks
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Byron Bay
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, examine the collection at Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (GeoCentre), then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, and finally browse the exhibits of Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Broken Hill day trip tool .

Adelaide to Broken Hill is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in November, expect Broken Hill to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Broken Hill

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife
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4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney vacation planner .

Getting from Broken Hill to Sydney by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Broken Hill in November, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie online travel planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk

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night
South West Rocks

South West Rocks ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Trial Bay Gaol, then visit a coastal fixture at Smoky Cape Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Horsehoe Bay Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our South West Rocks journey builder website .

Drive from Port Macquarie to South West Rocks in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Port Macquarie in November, you will find days in South West Rocks are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in South West Rocks

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Parks
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Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol

1
night
Byron Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then kick back and relax at Lennox Head Beach.

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Drive from South West Rocks to Byron Bay in 4.5 hours. Traveling from South West Rocks in November, you will find days in Byron Bay are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Lennox Head Beach
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Jules Hunt Studio Gallery ©
Jules Hunt Studio Gallery

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