8 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

8 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

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8 days in Brisbane & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Brisbane

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Wheel of Brisbane. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane travel itinerary planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney itinerary maker website .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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