11 days in Greater Sydney & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Greater Sydney & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Greater Sydney & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + train + ferry:  11​h 15​min
1
Manly
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bouddi National Park. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Manly Freshwater Parish, and finally contemplate the long history of Manly Quarantine Station.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Manly online travel planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Manly is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in August; daily highs in Manly reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Manly

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bouddi National Park
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Bouddi National Park ©
Bouddi National Park
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Visiting Coachwood Glen Nature Trail and Wentworth Falls will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout, Pulpit Rock Lookout, & more), Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manly to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manly in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Penrith, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Coachwood Glen Nature Trail ©
Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Attractions like Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney visit planner.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Sydney takes an hour. Traveling from Penrith in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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