15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

15 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales travel planner

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Wisemans Ferry
— 1 night
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Wyong Creek
— 2 nights
Drive
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Terrigal
— 1 night
Drive
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Nelson Bay
— 3 nights
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Pokolbin
— 5 nights
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Tamworth
— 2 nights
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Wisemans Ferry

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Watkins Orchard and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australian Reptile Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Artists Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Convict Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Hawkins Lookout.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Wisemans Ferry itinerary builder site.

Sydney to Wisemans Ferry is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Wisemans Ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wyong Creek.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails

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Wyong Creek

— 2 nights
Wyong Creek is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 19th (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore by horseback at Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, and then take a peaceful walk through Forest of Tranquility. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Amazement Farm & Fun Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Wyong Creek online road trip planner.

Getting from Wisemans Ferry to Wyong Creek by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Terrigal.

Things to do in Wyong Creek

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Terrigal

— 1 night
Terrigal is a major coastal suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, located 12km east of Gosford on the Pacific Ocean. On the 21st (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Entrance Heritage Walk, then kick back and relax at Avoca Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally kick back and relax at Terrigal Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Terrigal trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Wyong Creek to Terrigal takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wyong Creek in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Terrigal, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Terrigal

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

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Nelson Bay

— 3 nights
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. When in Nelson Bay, make a side trip to see Fighter World in Williamtown, approximately Williamtown away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tomaree Head, enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get great views at Barry Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nelson Bay trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Terrigal to Nelson Bay in 2 hours. Traveling from Terrigal in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Nelson Bay, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

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Pokolbin

— 5 nights
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
When in Pokolbin, make a side trip to see Wine D Road Tours in Rosebrook, approximately Rosebrook away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, get to know the resident critters at Hunter Valley Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Pokolbin road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Pokolbin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tamworth.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

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Tamworth

— 2 nights
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): stroll around Tamworth Regional Playground, then let the kids burn off some steam at Tamworth Regional Playground, and then get great views at Oxley Scenic Lookout. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Tamworth Marsupial Park, see the interesting displays at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Visitor Information Centre at the Big Golden Guitar, and finally pause for some photo ops at Truck Drivers Memorial.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Tamworth online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Pokolbin to Tamworth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In October in Tamworth, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Wildlife
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New South Wales travel guide

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Beaches · Theaters · Gardens
New South Wales boasts stunning snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches, and prosperous cities, including its capital, Sydney. Interior forests and highlands contrast with the coastal plains and oceanside landscape. Foodies on holiday in New South Wales can revel in the country's economic heartland, where vineyards flourish and farmer's markets bring an abundance of local produce to the table. Base yourself in Sydney, a glamorous spot from which to explore, and then head to the beaches to swim and surf.