18 days in Greater Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

18 days in Greater Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

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18 days in Greater Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  28​h
1
North Sydney
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ipswich
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Berlin

5
nights
North Sydney

North Sydney ©
North Sydney is a suburb and major district on the Lower North Shore of Sydney, Australia. Relax by the water at Shelly Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Visiting Taronga Zoo and Featherdale Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Step out of North Sydney to go to Palm Beach and see Palm Beach, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Blues Point Reserve, explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Track, browse the exhibits of Mosman Art Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the North Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Berlin, Germany to North Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in North Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mosman, Manly, Clarkes Point Reserve, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Palm Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and The Brisbane River. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, find something for the whole family at Wheel of Brisbane, and explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art.

Make your Brisbane itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of train and flight from North Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
The Brisbane River ©
The Brisbane River

3
nights
Ipswich

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Get in touch with nature at Mount French National Park and White Rock-Spring Mtn Conservation Estate. There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at Robelle Domain, brush up on your military savvy at The Soldiers Memorial Hall, see the interesting displays at The Workshops Rail Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Marys Catholic Church.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ipswich road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Ipswich takes an hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Ipswich when traveling from Brisbane in July, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mount French National Park
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Robelle Domain ©
Robelle Domain
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

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