8 days in Goldfields & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Goldfields & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Goldfields & Sydney Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  21​h
1
Ballarat
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
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On the 16th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and then contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, then don't miss a visit to Backspace Gallery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ballarat route builder site .

San Francisco, USA to Ballarat is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Ballarat, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect Ballarat to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial ©

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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ballarat to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ballarat in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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