8 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Kangaroo Valley Itinerary

8 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Kangaroo Valley Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales travel route planner
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kangaroo Valley
— 1 night
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Sydney — 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Wentworth Falls Lookout in Wentworth Falls (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newcastle.
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Newcastle — 2 nights

While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): kick back and relax at Nobbys Beach, then get outside with The Bogey Hole, and then take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Lock-Up, then do a tasting at Ivanhoe Wines, then do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, and finally stroll around Speers Point Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Newcastle sightseeing planner.

Getting from Sydney to Newcastle by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Newcastle can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Kangaroo Valley.
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Kangaroo Valley — 1 night

Kangaroo Valley is a river valley along the Kangaroo River in the Shoalhaven region of New South Wales, Australia, located west of the seaside in the City of Shoalhaven. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): try to win big at Man from Kangaroo Valley Trail Ride and then explore the activities along Bendeela Camping and Picnic Area.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Valley trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Newcastle to Kangaroo Valley in 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive back home.
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