9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Maitland Itinerary

9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Maitland Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney & Suburbs & Maitland Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  26​h
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  32​h
End: Glasgow


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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Tamarama Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Bondi Beach. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney holiday planner.

Glasgow, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Glasgow to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in January, expect Sydney to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Maitland.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Tamarama Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach


Maitland ©
Maitland is a city in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia and the seat of Maitland City Council, situated on the Hunter River approximately 166km by road north of Sydney and 35km north-west of Newcastle. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fingal Bay Beach. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Newcastle Beach, kick back and relax at Redhead Beach, and then do a tasting at Petersons Wines Broke Road.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Maitland day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Maitland takes 2.5 hours. January in Maitland sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maitland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tomaree Head, Redhead Beach, Petersons Wines Broke Road, Fingal Bay Beach, Koala Reserve Mangrove Boardwalk
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Newcastle Beach ©
Newcastle Beach
Redhead Beach ©
Redhead Beach