32 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

32 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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32 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 16 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 15 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

16
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bronte Beach and Palm Beach. Visit Bondi Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Dobell House (in Wangi Wangi), Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal) and Newcastle (Timeless Textiles, Newcastle Memorial Walk, & more). And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In August in Sydney, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Newcastle, Kiama, Manly
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 15:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

15
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mooloolaba Beach and Kings Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Marcoola Beach and Maroochydore Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright & SunJet Simulations), Caloundra (Bulcock Beach & Queensland Air Museum) and Mount Coolum (in Coolum Beach). Next up on the itinerary: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, trek along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, walk around Laurel Bank Park, and examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary 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 September, daytime highs in Brisbane are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Toowoomba, Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Maleny, Buderim
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 30:
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach

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