7 days in Brisbane Region & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Brisbane Region & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Brisbane Region & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Vancouver

1
night
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 27th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at GOMA, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at King Island.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane holiday maker site .

Vancouver, Canada to Brisbane is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Vancouver in November, with highs in Brisbane at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

King Island
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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