8 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

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 3rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then stroll around South Bank Parklands. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane tour planning app .

Manchester, UK to Brisbane is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday app .

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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