6 days in Sydney & Hamilton Island Itinerary

6 days in Sydney & Hamilton Island Itinerary

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6 days in Sydney & Hamilton Island Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: London

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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.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder website .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Sydney

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get outside with Jetryder.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hamilton Island road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hamilton Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in January, Hamilton Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina

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