22 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Glasgow

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.
Get outdoors at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Surfer's Paradise Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Anthea Polson Art (in Main Beach), Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre (in Biggera Waters) and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (in Broadbeach). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, trek along Buderim Forest Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, and browse the exhibits of Art on Cairncross.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Brisbane online attractions planner .

Glasgow, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Glasgow in June, expect nights in Brisbane to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Mooloolaba, Buderim, Maleny, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

9
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or ATTY Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass & Lincoln's Rock) and Katoomba (Lost Bear Gallery, Gallery One88, & more). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, make a trip to Queen Victoria Building (QVB), catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney visit planner.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Sydney Harbour National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 18:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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