27 days in Greater Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

27 days in Greater Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

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27 days in Greater Sydney & Brisbane Region Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Hunters Hill
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Camden
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Manly
— 7 nights
+2
ferry + train + Fly:  4​h
4
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Dublin

4
nights
Hunters Hill

Hunters Hill ©
Relax by the water at Bronte Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Appreciate the collections at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hunters Hill: Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves) and Hillbilly Cider (in Bilpin).

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Hunters Hill trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Hunters Hill is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Dublin to Hunters Hill. In August, daily temperatures in Hunters Hill can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Camden.

Things to do in Hunters Hill

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sydney, Mosman, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves, Hillbilly Cider
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider

6
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum and Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society. Change things up with these side-trips from Camden: Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland), Hartley Historic Village (in Little Hartley) and Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Bilpin Cider Company).

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Camden trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hunters Hill to Camden. Traveling from Hunters Hill in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Camden. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manly.

Things to do in Camden

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Bilpin, Lithgow, Blackheath
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7
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Vaucluse House and Norah Head Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Shelly Beach and Bronte Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Manly: Palm Beach (in Palm Beach), Tamarama Beach (in Bondi) and Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal). Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Bouddi National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Taronga Zoo, kick back and relax at Queenscliff Beach, explore the activities along Parsley Bay Reserve, and get your game on at Microlight Adventures.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Manly journey builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Camden to Manly. Traveling from Camden in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Manly, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sydney, Mosman, Terrigal Beach, Microlight Adventures, Bouddi National Park
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach

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.
Let the collections at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Museum of Brisbane capture your imagination. Queensland Art Gallery and GOMA are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and wander the streets of West End.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Manly to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Brisbane are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Shopping
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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