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New South Wales Suggested Itinerary

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Sydney and Surrounds, Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley, Coffs Harbour, Port MacQuarie and Port Stephens

Sydney is accessible by air, rail and road

Day 1
Arrive into Sydney, a city ranked by the leading international travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveller as the number one destination for "its spectacular harbour setting, friendliness and clean environment". Familiarise yourself with Sydney by taking an Explorer Bus.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Hop on a bus to see Sydney Opera House, the Rocks, Chinatown, Kings Cross and Darling Harbour
  • Take an Explorer Buses through Double Bay, Vaucluse, Watsons Bay, Bondi Beach and Paddington
  • Admire a 360 degree view of the Sydney skyline from Centrepoint Tower
  • Experience one of the popular harbour cruises; catch a ferry with the locals
  • Ride on the Monorail - visit the harbourside centre of Darling Harbour
  • Check out Sydney Aquarium, National Maritime Museum, Powerhouse Museum, Chinese Garden and Sydney Harbour Casino

Day 2
There are many opportunities to rent a bicycle, wander along the harbourside walking tracks along the Sydney Harbour National park, or try your skill at sailing.

Must see sites and stops

  • See works of art inspired by 40,000 years of aboriginal culture at Yiribana
  • Shop till you drop at Sydney's popular shopping outlets of David Jones, the Strand Arcade, Queen Victoria Building, MLC Centre, Chifley Plaza and Pitt Street Mall featuring Mid-City Centre, Skygarden, Grace Bros and Centrepoint
  • Dine in one of Sydney's many celebrated restaurants and jazz clubs
  • Dance the night away at a range of nightclubs in Darlinghurst

Day 3
Catch a ferry or Jetcat from Sydney's Circular Quay to Manly.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Take a leisurely stroll or roller blade to explore the seaside esplanades of Manly
  • Visit the interactive aquarium centre of Manly Oceanworld
  • Travel aboard a Beach Explorer Bus to visit Sydney's northern beaches 

Blue Mountains

Accessible via coach tour, train or road

Day 1
On the way to the Blue Mountains visit Australia's Wildlife Park and Woolshed.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Admire the spectacular views, sandstone chasms, waterfalls and walking tracks around Govetts Leap
  • View Wentworth Falls, Echo Point and the famous rock formations of the "Three Sisters"
  • Admire the views aboard the scenic Skyway cable car
  • Enjoy the thrill aboard the funicular Scenic Railway
  • Explore the grandeur of the Blue Mountains aboard a helicopter or 4 wheel drive tour

Day 2
Enjoy all varieties of outdoor sports.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Check out horse riding, golf, hiking, rock climbing, abseiling and canyoning
  • Experience a 35 minute IMAX movie at The Edge Maxvision Cinema

Day 3
Visit the towns and villages.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Browse through antique curio and craft shops, or relax at Devonshire tea house
  • Explore Mount Tomah Botanical Gardens, Blue Mountains Rhododendron Garden at Blackheath and Mount Wilson
  • Capture a bygone era aboard the Zig Zag Railway vintage train
  • Visit the limestone caverns of the Jenolan Caves

Hunter Valley Wine Growing Region

Accessible via coach tour, train or road

Day 1
Cross over the majestic Hawkesbury River.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Tour the Lower Hunter wineries & Hunter Valley Cheese Factory
  • Enjoy a gourmet meal at a variety of fine restaurants

Day 2
Relax in the peaceful atmosphere and take your time to explore the area.

Must see sites and stops:

  • Take a morning balloon flight over the Hunter Valley
  • Play a round of golf at one of the many golf courses dotting the area
  • Visit Farmers Market and the Polkobin Arts and Crafts Galley