12 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Brisbane Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Edmonton

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair. On the next day, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, wander the streets of The Rocks, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 22- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from Edmonton to Sydney. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
Head to Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Kawana Shoppingworldfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Marcoola Beach. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore), Caloundra (Bulcock Beach & Dicky Beach) and Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim). The adventure continues: make a trip to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory, and see the interesting displays at Opal Museum.

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You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Scuba & Snorkeling, Marcoola Beach, Maroochydore Beach, Kawana Shoppingworld
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Appreciate the collections at Hyde Park Barracks and Anzac Memorial. Step out of Sydney with an excursion to The Giant Stairway in Katoomba--about 1h 30 min away. See some other sides of Sydney: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, stroll through Clovelly Beach, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Manly, Bondi, Bronte Beach, The Giant Stairway, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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