12 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Sydney route planner
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Fly to Sydney, Ferry to Manly
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Manly
— 5 nights
Drive
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Brooklyn
— 3 nights
Drive
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Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Fly to Dhaka City

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Manly — 5 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Beach (in Palm Beach), Tamarama Beach (in Bondi) and The Beaches Market (in Warriewood). Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Q Station Manly, stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and get to know the resident critters at Taronga Zoo.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manly road trip planning tool.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Manly is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Dhaka City to Manly, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Manly are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brooklyn.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Brooklyn — 3 nights

Brooklyn is a town on the upper north shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, in the local government area of Hornsby Shire. Get out of town with these interesting Brooklyn side-trips: Barrenjoey Lighthouse (in Palm Beach) and Fagan Park (in Dural). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at McKell Park, stroll around Wahroonga Park, relax in the rural setting at Tobruk Sydney, and explore the activities along The Basin.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brooklyn trip planner.

Getting from Manly to Brooklyn by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Manly in July, plan for little chillier nights in Brooklyn, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Penrith.
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Penrith — 3 nights

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Fire. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Blacktown Showground Precinct and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Penrith trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brooklyn to Penrith takes 1.5 hours. July in Penrith sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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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.
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