17 days in Sydney & Townsville Itinerary

17 days in Sydney & Townsville Itinerary

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17 days in Sydney & Townsville Itinerary

Start: Townsville
— 2 nights
— 14 nights
End: Townsville


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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Manly Beach. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then kick back and relax at Clovelly, and then kick back and relax at Manly Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Townsville to Sydney is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Townsville in March, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House


Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Shop till you drop at The Drill Hall Studio and Pinnacles Gallery. Explore Townsville's surroundings by going to Paluma State Forest (in Paluma) and Jourama Falls (in Ingham). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Bowling Green Bay National Park. Spend the 20th (Tue) on the water with a fishing tour. There's much more to do: stroll through The Strand, don't miss a visit to Jezzine Barracks, identify plant and animal life at Billabong Sanctuary, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Townsville holiday planner .

Fly from Sydney to Townsville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Townsville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Queensland, Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum, Dan Gleeson Memorial Gardens, Bowling Green Bay National Park, Paluma State Forest
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The Strand ©
The Strand
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The Drill Hall Studio
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