3 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

3 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

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3 days in Sydney & Canberra Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online vacation planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Old Parliament House, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at National Arboretum Canberra. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Royal Australian Mint, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Australia, and then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Canberra day trip site .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get slightly colder in Canberra: highs are around 15°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Canberra

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Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
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National Museum of Australia

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