9 days in Glen Iris, Canberra & Springwood Itinerary

9 days in Glen Iris, Canberra & Springwood Itinerary

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9 days in Glen Iris, Canberra & Springwood Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Glen Iris
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Springwood
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Glen Iris

Glen Iris ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Maru Koala and Animal Park. Step out of the city life by going to Hanging Rock Reserve and Brighton Beach. Take a break from Glen Iris with a short trip to Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden in Marysville, about 1h 30 min away.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Glen Iris trip maker tool .

Sydney to Glen Iris is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Glen Iris hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Glen Iris

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Brighton Beach, Hanging Rock Reserve, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden, Maru Koala and Animal Park
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Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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.
On the 21st (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Pierces Creek Forest, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, then get curious at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John the Baptist Church. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, view the masterpieces at Canberra Glassworks, and then trek along ANZAC Parade Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Canberra sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glen Iris to Canberra. Traveling from Glen Iris in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Canberra, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Springwood.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Paddys River, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Bungendore Wood Works Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery ©
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery

4
nights
Springwood

Springwood ©
Springwood is a town in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. The National Pass and Norah Head Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hartley Historic Village and The Entrance Heritage Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Springwood: Artemis Wines (in Mittagong), Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral) and Evans Lookout (in Blackheath). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Terrigal Beach, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Fitzroy Falls, and see the interesting displays at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Springwood trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Canberra to Springwood in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in September; daily highs in Springwood reach 26°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Springwood

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Terrigal Beach, Norah Head Lighthouse, Fitzroy Falls, Hartley Historic Village, The National Pass
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Birdwood Gully Park ©
Birdwood Gully Park
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

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