21 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

21 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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21 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

10
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Terrigal Beach. Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Kiama Blowhole. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Bilpin Cider Company (in Bilpin), Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more) and Bald Hill Lookout (in Stanwell Tops). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stop by Sydney Fish Market.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney online trip builder .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. Traveling from London in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Manly, Terrigal, Bilpin Cider Company, Bald Hill Lookout
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 29:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

7
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kings Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Museum of Brisbane are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Japanache (in Southport), Anthea Polson Art (in Main Beach) and Robina Town Shopping Centre (in Robina). Spend the 5th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, stroll through Kurrawa Beach, have some family-friendly fun at Psychic Readings | Twin Featherz, and admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane online day trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Scuba & Snorkeling, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith, Kings Beach
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 6:
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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