5 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

5 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

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5 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
+2
Fly + train + ferry:  12​h 30​min
1
Manly
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Penrith
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Zoo, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): kick back and relax at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then stop by Bridget Kennedy Project Space, then stroll through Palm Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Barrenjoey Lighthouse.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Manly trip itinerary builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Manly is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Manly, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December; daily highs in Manly reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Mosman, Bridget Kennedy Project Space
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary ©
Manly Sea Life Sanctuary
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo

2
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museum of Fire, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Downunder, then look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and finally look for gifts at Duck In.

Before you visit Penrith, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Manly to Penrith by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Penrith can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
iFLY Downunder ©
iFLY Downunder
Museum of Fire ©
Museum of Fire

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