17 days in Sydney & Suburbs, Penrith & Mosman Itinerary

17 days in Sydney & Suburbs, Penrith & Mosman Itinerary

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17 days in Sydney & Suburbs, Penrith & Mosman Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 7 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Bondi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Penrith
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Mosman
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Manly
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
On the 1st (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bondi.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Bondi

Bondi ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, browse the different shops at Westfield Bondi Junction, enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach, and then have fun at Wylie's Baths.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bondi tour planner .

Bondi is just a stone's throw from Sydney. In November, daytime highs in Bondi are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Bondi

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wylie's Baths, Bronte Beach, Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond
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Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama Beach
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains, then get great views at The Three Sisters, and finally make a trip to Echo Point Lookout. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Duck In, look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park, then have some family-friendly fun at Throw Axe, and finally get your game on at iFLY Downunder.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Penrith trip planner.

You can drive from Bondi to Penrith in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mosman.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Katoomba, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

2
nights
Mosman

Mosman ©
If it weren't for the amazing view of Sydney Harbour, Mosman might seem light-years away from Australia's largest and busiest city.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Taronga Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and then take in the exciting artwork at Mosman Art Gallery. On the next day, stroll through Chinamans Beach and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sydney Harbour National Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mosman trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Penrith to Mosman takes an hour. When traveling from Penrith in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Mosman, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manly.

Things to do in Mosman

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Sydney Harbour National Park ©
Sydney Harbour National Park

3
nights
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 8th (Fri), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Shelly Beach, then explore the world behind art at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Manly Quarantine Station, look for all kinds of wild species at North Head Sanctuary, and then sample the tasty concoctions at 4 Pines Brewery Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manly trip planner .

Manly is very close to Mosman. In November, daytime highs in Manly are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manly

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Barrenjoey Lighthouse
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary ©
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary

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