10 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wentworth Falls and Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In October in Sydney, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Katoomba, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and Dionysus Winery. Get some cultural insight at Australian War Memorial and Surveyor's Hill Bed and Breakfast. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Canberra: Tumut River Brewing Co (in Tumut) and Murrumbateman (Clonakilla, McKellar Ridge Wines, & more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through ANZAC Parade Walk, identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tortured Gum Brewery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Canberra online trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Canberra to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Murrumbateman, Tumut River Brewing Co, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Tortured Gum Brewery, Surveyor's Hill Bed and Breakfast
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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