6 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Brisbane Itinerary

6 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Brisbane Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney, Newcastle & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
train:  11​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
2
Newcastle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney holiday tool .

Melbourne to Sydney is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
Newcastle

Newcastle
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Newcastle online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Newcastle

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, then explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Newcastle to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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