51 days in Gosford, Dubbo & Broken Hill Itinerary

51 days in Gosford, Dubbo & Broken Hill Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New South Wales trip planner

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Gosford
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Gosford

— 19 nights
Gosford is a suburb located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Explore Gosford's surroundings by going to Bilpin (Bilpin Cider Company, Hillbilly Cider, &more), Glow Worm Tunnel (in Lithgow) and Fagan Park (in Dural). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Scheyville National Park. Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australian Reptile Park, learn about all things military at Central Coast Interactive War Exhibit, stroll through Palm Beach, and make a splash at Central Coast Aqua Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gosford vacation planning tool.

Sydney to Gosford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Gosford when traveling from Sydney in September, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dubbo.

Things to do in Gosford

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 30:

Dubbo

— 19 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dubbo side-trips: Peak Hill Open Cut Experience (in Peak Hill), Parkes (CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope, The Henry Parkes Centre, &more) and Mudgee (First Ridge Wines, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, don't miss a visit to Dundullimal Homestead, do a tasting at Red Earth Estate, and learn something new at Western Plains Cultural Centre.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dubbo online holiday builder.

Fly from Gosford to Dubbo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gosford in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dubbo, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 19:

Broken Hill

— 12 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Broken Hill: Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Mundi Mundi Lookout). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at Silver City Mint and Art Centre, see the interesting displays at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Broken Hill day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Dubbo to Broken Hill takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dubbo in October since evenings lows in Broken Hill dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

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Find places to stay Oct 19 — 31: