10 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Shenzhen
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Cronulla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manly
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brooklyn
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h
End: Shenzhen

1
night
Cronulla

Cronulla ©
On the 7th (Mon), stop by Captain Chocolate, browse the exhibits of Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, and then hike along Cronulla Beach Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Wanda Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Family Catholic Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pa Buddharangsee.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cronulla trip planner.

Shenzhen, China to Cronulla is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Shenzhen to Cronulla is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Shenzhen in October, with highs in Cronulla at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manly.

Things to do in Cronulla

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Campbelltown, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Captain Chocolate
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Cronulla Beach Walk ©
Cronulla Beach Walk
Wanda Beach ©
Wanda Beach
Holy Family Catholic Church ©
Holy Family Catholic Church

3
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Get some cultural insight at Whale Beach and Baha'i House of Worship. Escape the urban bustle at Shelly Beach and Sydney Harbour National Park. Go for a jaunt from Manly to Ingleside to see The Baha'i Temple about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, observe the fascinating underwater world at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Manly Quarantine Station, and take in the exciting artwork at Mosman Art Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Manly trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Cronulla to Manly takes 1.5 hours. In October in Manly, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mosman, Ingleside, Whale Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Sydney Harbour National Park ©
Sydney Harbour National Park
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

4
nights
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Brooklyn is a town on the upper north shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, in the local government area of Hornsby Shire. Get a sense of the local culture at The New South Wales Lancers Memorial Museum and Barrenjoey Lighthouse. Step out of the city life by going to Featherdale Wildlife Park and Palm Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brooklyn side-trips: Museum of Fire (in Penrith), Hillsong Church (in Baulkham Hills) and Female Orphan School and Margaret Whitlam Galleries (in Rydalmere). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Old Government House, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Brooklyn sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Manly to Brooklyn takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manly in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Brooklyn, with lows of 12°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Parramatta, Palm Beach, Our Lady of Lebanon Cathedral, Female Orphan School and Margaret Whitlam Galleries, Museum of Fire
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse

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