8 days in North Sydney, Glenworth Valley & Blue Mountains Itinerary

8 days in North Sydney, Glenworth Valley & Blue Mountains Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
1
Kirribilli
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Glenworth Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Blackheath
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
Kirribilli

Kirribilli ©
On the 17th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Luna Park Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): stop by Coco Chocolate, then stroll through Shelly Beach, then explore the world behind art at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, and finally meet the residents at Taronga Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kirribilli road trip planner.

Adelaide to Kirribilli is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kirribilli when traveling from Adelaide in January, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Glenworth Valley.

Things to do in Kirribilli

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Manly, Mosman, Luna Park Sydney, May Gibbs' Nutcote
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Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary ©
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary

1
night
Glenworth Valley

Glenworth Valley ©
Glenworth Valley is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia 65km north of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): ride a horse along Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Staples Lookout.

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Traveling by car from Kirribilli to Glenworth Valley takes an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Blackheath.

Things to do in Glenworth Valley

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Staples Lookout, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures ©
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures
Staples Lookout ©
Staples Lookout

4
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, get interesting insight from Tours, and make a trip to Echo Point Lookout.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Blackheath vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Glenworth Valley to Blackheath in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Wentworth Falls, Bilpin Cider Company, Hargraves Lookout
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Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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