22 days in Brisbane, Hamilton Island & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Brisbane, Hamilton Island & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Brisbane, Hamilton Island & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Brisbane
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Kids will enjoy Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Kings Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra) and Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane online sightseeing planner .

London, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 10 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Maleny, Kingston Park Raceway, Mooloolaba Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

3
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Family-friendly places like Catseye Beach and Go-Kart Racing Track will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Hamilton Island Golf Club and Wild life Hamilton Island. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, make a trip to Passage Peak, enjoy some friendly competition at Hamilton Island Bowling Alley, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Hamilton Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in April, Hamilton Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Go-Kart Racing Track ©
Go-Kart Racing Track

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Kids will enjoy Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. There's much more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online road trip planner .

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Sydney in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, Sydney is little chillier than Hamilton Island - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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