29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

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29 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
2
Pokolbin
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Mudgee
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Orange
— 4 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
6
Jervis Bay
— 4 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
7
Merimbula
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Elizabeth Beach and Breakwall Waking Path. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Macquarie: South West Rocks (Maritime Museum South West Rocks & Smoky Cape Lighthouse), Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head) and Colin Wren Oysters (in Tuncurry). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, and enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Macquarie road trip site .

Sydney to Port Macquarie is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Colin Wren Oysters, Scotts Head Beach, The Coastal Brewing Co, Elizabeth Beach
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:
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Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park ©
St Thomas Anglican Church ©
St Thomas Anglican Church
The Coastal Brewing Co ©
The Coastal Brewing Co

5
nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Explore hidden gems such as Leogate Estate Wines and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's more to do: do a tasting at Waverley Estate and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pokolbin day trip planning site .

Drive from Port Macquarie to Pokolbin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Port Macquarie in February, you will find days in Pokolbin are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mudgee.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Lovedale, Ernest Hill Wines, Tallavera Grove
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Leogate Estate Wines ©
Leogate Estate Wines
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines
Piggs Peake Winery ©
Piggs Peake Winery

5
nights
Mudgee

Mudgee ©
White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery and Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Rylstone (De Beaurepaire Wines & The Saffron Kitchen). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Drip Gorge and do a tasting at Farmer's Daughter Wines.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Mudgee trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Pokolbin to Mudgee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Mudgee, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Orange.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rylstone, Apple Tree Flat
Find places to stay Feb 24 — Mar 1:
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SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery
Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard ©
Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard
Logan Wines ©
Logan Wines

4
nights
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Cowra Prisoner of War Camp. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orange: Cowra (Cowra Japanese Garden & Finds on Fitzroy). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at De Salis Wines and browse the exhibits of Orange Regional Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Mudgee to Orange takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Orange

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Cowra, Animals on Bikes
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Dindima Wines ©
Dindima Wines
De Salis Wines ©
De Salis Wines
Stockman's Ridge Wines ©
Stockman's Ridge Wines

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mundi Mundi Lookout and Whites Minerals and Mining Museum. When in Broken Hill, make a side trip to see Day Dream Mine in Silverton, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of the Outback, view the masterpieces at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, and identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Broken Hill holiday builder app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Orange to Broken Hill takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Orange in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broken Hill, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Silverton
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Mundi Mundi Lookout ©
Mundi Mundi Lookout

4
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Callala Beach and Blenheim Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jervis Bay: Bendalong Beach (in Bendalong), Starfish Education Centre (in Kiama) and Mogo (Rosemont The Patchwork Shop & Mogo Zoo). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Murrays Beach, stroll through Werri Beach, and steep yourself in history at Cape St George Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Broken Hill to Jervis Bay in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In March, Jervis Bay is little chillier than Broken Hill - with highs of 29°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Merimbula.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mogo, Bendalong Beach, Werri Beach, Callala Beach, Starfish Education Centre
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Murrays Beach ©
Murrays Beach

2
nights
Merimbula

Merimbula ©
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, kick back and relax at Pambula Beach, and then stroll through Short Point Recreation Reserve. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Ben Boyd Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cocora Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Merimbula travel planning website .

Traveling by bus from Jervis Bay to Merimbula takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. March in Merimbula sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eden, Pambula Beach
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
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Cocora Beach ©
Cocora Beach
Ben Boyd Tower ©
Ben Boyd Tower
Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum

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