23 days in Perth, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

23 days in Perth, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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23 days in Perth, Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20​h
1
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and The Bell Tower. Escape the urban bustle at Caversham Wildlife Park and Mandurah Cruises. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon), Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham) and Paruna Sanctuary (in Gidgegannup). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and get your game on at Rollerzone.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Perth tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 8 hours. When traveling from London in December, plan for warmer days in Perth, with highs around 35°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Malaga, Bells Rapids Park, Trigg Beach, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

7
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.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and St Phillip's Anglican church. Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and The National Pass. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney visit website .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Sydney takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Perth, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

The National Pass, Shelly Beach
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

6
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Step out of the city life by going to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfer's Paradise Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Burleigh Heads Beach and Moffat Beach. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Marina Mirage in Main Beach--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, take in the waterfront at Eagle Street Pier, take a memorable drive along Captain Cook Highway, and steep yourself in history at Newstead House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip builder app .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. January in Brisbane sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Burleigh Heads, Caloundra, Captain Cook Highway, Surfer's Paradise Beach, Marina Mirage
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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