8 days in New South Wales Itinerary

8 days in New South Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales itinerary builder

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Fly
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Dubbo
— 1 day
Drive
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Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Molong
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Jenolan Caves
— 2 nights
Drive

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Dubbo

— 1 day
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubbo trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Dubbo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dubbo, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Dubbo

Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Katoomba

— 3 nights
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at The Three Sisters, trek along The Giant Stairway, admire the natural beauty at Everglades House & Gardens, and take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls Lookout.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba vacation builder app.

You can drive from Dubbo to Katoomba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Dubbo in January, expect nights in Katoomba to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Molong.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Molong

— 2 nights
Molong is a small town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, in Cabonne Shire.HistoryThe name Molong comes from the aboriginal word for 'all rocks'.William Lee of Kelso is said to have had cattle in the area by 1819. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Animals on Bikes and then Head underground at Borenore Karst Conservation Reserve. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Yeoval Historical Museum and then see the interesting displays at 'Banjo Paterson ... more than a Poet' Exhibition.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Molong driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Katoomba to Molong in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Jenolan Caves.

Things to do in Molong

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Jenolan Caves

— 2 nights
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lake and then Head underground at Jenolan Caves. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kanangra-Boyd National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jenolan Caves trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Molong to Jenolan Caves in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.