7 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

7 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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7 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Durham

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Visiting Manly Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, trek along Manly Scenic Walkway, take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Durham, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Durham to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Durham in July; daily highs in Sydney reach 65°F and lows reach 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Sam Fiszman Park
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Scenic Walkway ©
Manly Scenic Walkway

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium, then get your game on at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane and then ponder the world of politics at City Hall.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in Brisbane sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Room Escape Games
Psychic Readings Twin Featherz ©
Psychic Readings Twin Featherz

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