15 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Darwin Itinerary

15 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Darwin Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Darwin Itinerary

Start: York
train + Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: York

4
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, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

York, UK to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from York in April, expect nights in Sydney to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
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.
Step out of Brisbane to go to Main Beach and see Sea World Theme Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and stroll around Roma Street Parkland.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

3
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Batchelor to see Litchfield National Park about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 27th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip builder .

You can fly from Brisbane to Darwin in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in April, expect Darwin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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