4 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

4 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

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4 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra road trip website .

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Canberra, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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