28 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

28 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

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28 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Penrith
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manly
— 15 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Edinburgh

9
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Get outdoors at Featherdale Wildlife Park and Berowra Valley National Park. You'll get in some beach time at Whale Beach and North Cronulla Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Blacktown International Sports Park (in Rooty Hill), Wet 'n' Wild Sydney (in Prospect) and Holidays Afloat (in Brooklyn). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Georges River National Park. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Heathcote National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Cronulla Beach Walk, have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Downunder, enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach RockPool, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Fire.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Penrith tour itinerary planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Penrith is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Penrith when traveling from Edinburgh in June, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manly.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cronulla, Blacktown, Berowra Valley National Park, Georges River National Park, Heathcote National Park
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Cronulla Beach Walk ©
Cronulla Beach Walk
Whale Beach ©
Whale Beach

15
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.
Visit Shelly Beach and Parsley Bay Reserve for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Taronga Zoo and North Head Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Warriewood Wetlands (in Warriewood), Narrabeen Lagoon State Park (in Narrabeen) and Baha'i House of Worship (in Ingleside). There's much more to do: stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, enjoy the sand and surf at Bilgola Beach, trek along Long Reef Point, and admire the engineering at Manly Dam.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Manly sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Penrith to Manly in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Penrith in July, Manly is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manly

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Sydney, Brookvale, Palm Beach, Mona Vale Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

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