8 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Canberra & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  6​h
1
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like Floriade and Questacon make great kid-friendly stops. There's more to do: ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia and pause for some photo ops at Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra online trip itinerary maker .

Singapore, Singapore to Canberra is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Singapore, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Attractions like Muogamarra Nature Reserve and Bondi Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 22nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, have fun at Cremorne Reserve, and kick back and relax at Clovelly.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning app .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in March, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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