20 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

20 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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20 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Munich

8
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney journey builder website .

Munich, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to Sydney is 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay May 13 — 21:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

9
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Surfers Paradise (SkyPoint Observation Deck & Surfers Paradise Beach), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brisbane road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Wirreanda Park, Australia Zoo, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, SunJet Simulations
Find places to stay May 21 — 30:
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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

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