13 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

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13 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

Start: Bandar Seri Begawan
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Cronulla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Manly
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Penrith
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Bandar Seri Begawan

2
nights
Cronulla

Cronulla ©
Get in touch with nature at Cronulla Beach Walk and Maroubra Beach. Take a break from Cronulla with a short trip to Mahon Pool in Maroubra, about 40 minutes away.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cronulla vacation app .

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam to Cronulla is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan to Cronulla, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bandar Seri Begawan in December; daily highs in Cronulla reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manly.

Things to do in Cronulla

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maroubra, Sir Joseph Banks
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Cronulla Beach Walk ©
Cronulla Beach Walk
Maroubra Beach ©
Maroubra Beach
Wanda Beach ©
Wanda Beach

4
nights
Manly

Manly ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Shelly Beach and Palm Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Bilgola Beach (in Bilgola) and Warriewood Beach (in Warriewood). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get great views at North Bondi Lookout, and stroll through North Narrabeen Beach.

Find out how to plan Manly trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Cronulla to Manly takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Manly can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Manly

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mosman, Warriewood Beach, Bilgola Beach, Palm Beach, North Narrabeen Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Sydney Harbour National Park ©
Sydney Harbour National Park
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

2
nights
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
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. On the 30th (Mon), putt your heart out at Thornleigh Golf Centre and then explore the striking landscape of Berowra Valley National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Rowland Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at The Basin, and then enjoy the sea views from Barrenjoey Lighthouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brooklyn trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Manly to Brooklyn takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Penrith.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Berowra Valley National Park, Barrenjoey Lighthouse, Rowland Reserve, The Basin, Thornleigh Golf Centre
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Berowra Valley National Park ©
Berowra Valley National Park
Rowland Reserve ©
Rowland Reserve
Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse

3
nights
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. On the 1st (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Downunder, then look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Park Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): get your game on at Kaos Family Fun, then get great views at Burragorang Lookout, then take a peaceful walk through Cumberland State Forest, and finally look for gifts at Sweetness the Pattiserie.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Penrith tour itinerary maker website .

Drive from Brooklyn to Penrith in 1.5 hours. December in Penrith sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

West Pennant Hills, Burragorang Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sweetness the Pattiserie
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Cumberland State Forest ©
Cumberland State Forest
Burragorang Lookout ©
Burragorang Lookout

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