9 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  28​h
1
Penrith
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manly
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Toronto


4
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Penrith side-trips: The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, & more) and Wentworth Falls Lake (in Wentworth Falls). On the 16th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook. There's more to do: Head underground at Jenolan Caves and hike along Cathedral of Ferns Walk.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Penrith vacation maker .

Toronto, Canada to Penrith is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 15 hours. Traveling from Toronto in January, things will get much warmer in Penrith: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Manly.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, The National Pass, Cathedral of Ferns Walk, Wentworth Falls Lake, Jenolan Caves
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

2
nights
Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then meet the residents at Taronga Zoo, then stroll through Nielsen Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manly day trip app .

Drive from Penrith to Manly in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mosman, Nielsen Park
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Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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