15 days in Brisbane, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Brisbane, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Brisbane, Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like City Botanic Gardens and City Hall. Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, and take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Burley Griffin and Old Parliament House. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at National Library of Australia, explore the striking landscape of Australian National Botanic Gardens, and admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra itinerary planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Canberra in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in January, Canberra is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip app .

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in January, with lows around 23°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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