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

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

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

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 ©
Kirribilli is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Luna Park Sydney. On the next day, look for gifts at Coco Chocolate, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Zoo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kirribilli day trip planning site .

Adelaide to Kirribilli is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Adelaide in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kirribilli, 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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Staples Lookout.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Glenworth Valley online trip maker .

Drive from Kirribilli to Glenworth Valley in an hour. In January in Glenworth Valley, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Blackheath.

Things to do in Glenworth Valley

Parks Wildlife 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 ©
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). There's much more to do: get great views at Govetts Leap, don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Blackheath tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Glenworth Valley to Blackheath takes 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Blackheath are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 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, The National Pass, Bilpin Cider Company, Hassan's Wall
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Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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