12 days in Sydney & Broken Hill Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Broken Hill Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney & Broken Hill Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Amsterdam

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
The Rocks and Nan Tien Temple will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Wentworth Falls and Dolphin & Whale Watching. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Nan Tien Temple, Shelly Beach, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Get a sense of the local culture at Day Dream Mine and Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (GeoCentre). Explore hidden gems such as The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary and Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Mutawintji National Park. There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, see the interesting displays at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, and stroll the grounds of Silverton Cemetery.

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You can fly from Sydney to Broken Hill in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Broken Hill, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Silverton
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