8 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
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.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane road trip site .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. November in Brisbane sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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