14 days in Sydney & Townsville Itinerary

14 days in Sydney & Townsville Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney & Townsville Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Townsville
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sacramento

6
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Sydney online tour builder .

Sacramento, USA to Sydney is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 18 hours. In November, Sydney is a bit warmer than Sacramento - with highs of 77°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 3:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

5
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Townsville is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, enjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, and head off the coast to Museum of Tropical Queensland.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Townsville online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Townsville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Townsville: highs are around 89°F and lows about 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Queensland, Copperfield Gorge
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
The Strand ©
The Strand
Scuba & Snorkeling
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

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