5 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

5 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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5 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Canberra
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Seattle

1
day
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 13th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, get curious at Questacon, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Canberra trip itinerary tool .

Seattle, USA to Canberra is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Canberra is 18 hours. Traveling from Seattle in April, you will find days in Canberra are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, then look for gifts at DUX Collection Sydney, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip app .

Getting from Canberra to Sydney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Chinese Garden of Friendship ©
Chinese Garden of Friendship
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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