14 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

14 days in Greater Sydney Itinerary

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Fly to Sydney, Ferry to Manly
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Manly
— 4 nights
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Penrith
— 4 nights
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Cronulla
— 4 nights
Drive to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport, Fly to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Barrenjoey Lighthouse and St Matthew's on the Corso. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to North Head Sanctuary and Little Manly Beach. Explore Manly's surroundings by going to Avalon Beach (in Avalon Beach), Whale Beach (in Whale Beach) and Mona Vale Beach (in Mona Vale). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, get great views at North Bondi Lookout, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and take in the exciting artwork at Aboriginal Dreamtime Fine Art Gallery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Manly trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Phoenix, USA to Manly is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 17 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in September: high temperatures in Manly hover around 71°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Penrith.

Things to do in Manly

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Penrith

Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fire and Rouse Hill Estate. Head to Penrith Regional Gallery and Macarthur Squarefor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to The Australian Botanic Garden (in Mount Annan), Wat Pa Buddharangsee (in Leumeah) and Lions Lookout (in Liverpool).

Plan trip to Penrith with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Manly to Penrith takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Manly in September, Penrith is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cronulla.

Things to do in Penrith

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Cronulla

Cronulla is a beachside suburb, in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sydney Tramway Museum and Seawater Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wanda Beach and Cronulla & National Park Ferry Cruises. Take a break from Cronulla with a short trip to Oatley Park in Oatley, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at North Cronulla Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shelly Beach RockPool, view the masterpieces at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, and pause for some photo ops at Sir Joseph Banks.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cronulla trip site.

You can drive from Penrith to Cronulla in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Penrith in September since evenings lows in Cronulla dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cronulla

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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.