14 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Sydney trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Sydney, Ferry to Manly
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Manly
— 4 nights
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Penrith
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cronulla
— 4 nights
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Manly

— 4 nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Barrenjoey Lighthouse and St Matthew's on the Corso. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Head Sanctuary and Little Manly Beach. Explore Manly's surroundings by going to Avalon Beach (in Avalon Beach), Mona Vale Beach (in Mona Vale) and Whale Beach (in Whale Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get great views at North Bondi Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fairlight Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bilgola Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Manly vacation builder tool.

Phoenix, USA to Manly is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Phoenix to Manly, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect Manly to be cooler, temps between 71°F and 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Manly

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Penrith

— 4 nights
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Fire and Rouse Hill Estate. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Burragorang Lookout. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Penrith: The Australian Botanic Garden (in Mount Annan), Lions Lookout (in Liverpool) and Macarthur Square (in Campbelltown).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Penrith road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Manly to Penrith takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Penrith when traveling from Manly in September, with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cronulla.

Things to do in Penrith

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Cronulla

— 4 nights
Cronulla is a beachside suburb, in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sydney Tramway Museum and Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wanda Beach and Seawater Gallery. Take a break from Cronulla with a short trip to Oatley Park in Oatley, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Cronulla & National Park Ferry Cruises, admire the natural beauty at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Cape Solander, and stroll through Shelly Beach RockPool.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cronulla itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Penrith to Cronulla takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Penrith in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cronulla, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cronulla

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Greater Sydney travel guide

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Hiking Trails · Zoos · Beaches
Sandy beaches, rolling hills, azure rivers, and charming settlements are the hallmarks of Greater Sydney. Coastal suburbs and picturesque harbors are common. Areas such as Manly live up to the Australian stereotype of the laid-back, prosperous, beach-going community.