16 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Frankfurt

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Pelican Feeding (in Labrador). Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. And it doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary maker .

Frankfurt, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Frankfurt to Brisbane, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in December, things will get much warmer in Brisbane: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

7
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.
Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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