60 days in New South Wales Itinerary

60 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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Byron Bay
— 5 nights
2
Coffs Harbour
— 4 nights
3
South West Rocks
— 3 nights
4
Port Macquarie
— 5 nights
5
Newcastle
— 5 nights
6
Broken Hill
— 4 nights
7
Mudgee
— 4 nights
8
Katoomba
— 5 nights
9
Narooma
— 4 nights
10
Eden
— 3 nights
11
Huskisson
— 5 nights
12
Wollongong
— 4 nights
13
Sydney
— 7 nights

5
nights
Byron Bay

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.
Relax by the water at Lennox Head Beach and Pippi Beach. Visiting Watersports Guru and Belongil Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah), Minyon Falls (in Bangalow) and Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum (in Ballina). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Wategos Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, trot along with a tour on horseback, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay online route builder.

Los Angeles, USA to Byron Bay is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Byron Bay, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Byron Bay hover around 82°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Lennox Head, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Pippi Beach, Watersports Guru, Broken Head Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 13:
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Wategos Beach ©
Wategos Beach
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach

4
nights
Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Relax by the water at Coffs Harbour Beach and Park Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque Nacional de Dorrigo and Coffs Harbour Butterfly House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coffs Harbour: Dorrigo (Dangar Falls & New England National Park) and V-Wall (in Nambucca Heads). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, get great views at Forest Sky Pier, admire the natural beauty at North Coast Regional Botanic Garden, and take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour trip builder app.

You can drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dorrigo, Urunga, V-Wall
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 17:
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls

3
nights
South West Rocks

South West Rocks ©
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Yarriabini National Park and Arakoon National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Trial Bay Gaol and German Monument. Step out of South West Rocks with an excursion to Scotts Head Beach in Scotts Head--about 46 minutes away.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the South West Rocks day trip site.

Getting from Coffs Harbour to South West Rocks by car takes about 1.5 hours. March in South West Rocks sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Yarriabini National Park, Korogoro Walking Track, Scotts Head Beach
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 20:
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Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Explore hidden gems such as Coastal walk and Roto House. Escape the urban bustle at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Macquarie: Ellenborough Falls (in Elands), Tuncurry (Colin Wren Oysters & Tuncurry Rock Pool) and North Brother Mountain (in Laurieton). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, learn about winemaking at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, take some stellar pictures from Cape Hawke Lookout, and get to know the resident critters at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from South West Rocks to Port Macquarie takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from South West Rocks in March, you will find days in Port Macquarie are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tuncurry, Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, Cape Hawke Lookout, Ellenborough Falls, Whitewashed Gallery
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie ©
Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Newcastle

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Step out of the city life by going to Tomaree Head and Merewether Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Fly Point. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newcastle: Pokolbin (Peterson House, Scarborough Wine Co, &more), Seal Rocks Lighthouse (in Seal Rocks) and Nelson Bay (Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve & Gan Gan Lookout). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobbys Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Fighter World, and enjoy the sand and surf at Newcastle Beach.

Discover how to plan a Newcastle trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Newcastle in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in March, you will find days in Newcastle are somewhat warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Nelson Bay, Williamtown, Maitland Gaol, Seal Rocks Lighthouse
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Maitland Gaol ©
Maitland Gaol

4
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Explore hidden gems such as The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary and Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Off-Road Tours and Living Desert State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Broken Hill: Kinchega National Park (in Menindee) and Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Mundi Mundi Lookout). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, contemplate the long history of Broken Hill Trades Hall, admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Broken Hill online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Newcastle to Broken Hill by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March in Broken Hill, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mudgee.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Silverton, Kinchega National Park
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 3:
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Day Dream Mine ©
Day Dream Mine
Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery

4
nights
Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Visit Old Dubbo Gaol and Gulgong Gold Experience for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Distillery Tours and Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Dubbo (Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dundullimal Homestead, &more) and Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine (in Wellington). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Drip Gorge, do a tasting at Burrundulla Wines, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church, and see the interesting displays at Gulgong Pioneers Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mudgee, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Broken Hill to Mudgee by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Broken Hill in April, Mudgee is slightly colder at night with lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Dubbo, Gulgong, Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine, Broombee Organic Wines - Cellar Door
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 7:
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Distillery Tours
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Gulgong Pioneers Museum ©
Gulgong Pioneers Museum

5
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The National Pass and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Wentworth Falls and Prince Henry Cliff Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Katoomba side-trips: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Bathurst (Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit, Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, make a trip to Leura Cascades, take some stellar pictures from Pulpit Rock Lookout, and take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Mudgee to Katoomba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Katoomba are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Narooma.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Blackheath, Bathurst, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 12:
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

4
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Narooma

Narooma ©
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pebbly Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Blue Pool and Camel Rock. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Narooma: Batemans Bay (Batemans Bay Mini Golf & Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens), Mogo Wildlife Park (in Mogo) and Tomakin (Barlings Beach & Tomakin Beach). There's lots more to do: stroll through Brou Beach, make a trip to Central Tilba Historic Village, step off the mainland to explore Montague Island, and stop by Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Narooma trip maker app.

Drive from Katoomba to Narooma in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Katoomba in April, plan for little chillier days in Narooma, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Eden.

Things to do in Narooma

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bermagui, Batemans Bay, Tomakin, Central Tilba Historic Village, Brou Beach
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
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Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pebbly Beach ©
Pebbly Beach

3
nights
Eden

Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Green Cape Lighthouse and Ben Boyd Tower. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Killer Whale Museum and The Merimbula Boardwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eden: Short Point Recreation Reserve (in Merimbula) and Tathra Beach (in Tathra). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pambula Beach, kick back and relax at Main Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and look for all kinds of wild species at Potoroo Palace.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Eden attractions planner.

You can drive from Narooma to Eden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Eden sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Huskisson.

Things to do in Eden

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Merimbula, Tathra Beach, Pambula Beach
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Green Cape Lighthouse ©
Green Cape Lighthouse
Ben Boyd Tower ©
Ben Boyd Tower

5
nights
Huskisson

Huskisson ©
Huskisson is a town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven, on the shores of Jervis Bay. Get outdoors at Booderee National Park and Seven Mile Beach National Park. We've included these beaches for you: Murrays Beach and Hyams Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Huskisson side-trips: Feeding Wild Rainbow Lorrikeets (in Burrill Lake), Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area (in Kangaroo Valley) and Cupitts Winery (in Ulladulla). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Fleet Air Arm Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Collingwood Beach, steep yourself in history at Cape St George Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Callala Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Huskisson trip site.

Getting from Eden to Huskisson by car takes about 4 hours. In April, daytime highs in Huskisson are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Huskisson

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Jervis Bay, Nowra, Seven Mile Beach National Park, Callala Beach, Feeding Wild Rainbow Lorrikeets
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Booderee National Park ©
Booderee National Park
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach

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nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Get a sense of the local culture at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society and Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Get in touch with nature at Saddleback Mountain Lookout and Kiama Harbour. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wollongong: Minnamurra Falls (in Jamberoo), Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama) and Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Tien Temple, kick back and relax at Port Kembla Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Fitzroy Falls, and cruise along Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wollongong travel route website.

You can drive from Huskisson to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Wollongong are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kiama, Minnamurra Falls, Nattai National Park, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Fitzroy Falls
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse

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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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Darling Harbour and Vaucluse House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal), Palm Beach (in Palm Beach) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Wollongong to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Wollongong in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Terrigal Beach, Palm Beach, Bronte Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 5:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

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