Sydney Itinerary 5 Days

This is a glimpse of what to see in 5 days in Sydney from Sydney itinerary 5 days created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 5 days trip to Sydney.

5 Days in Sydney Itinerary Guide

Sydney is known for its sail like design and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. When you plan a Sydney 5 day itinerary , there is plenty you need to add in your planning pointers. These are the following points that you need to keep in mind:

Are 5 days enough for Sydney tour?

Wondering about what to see in 5 days in Sydney ? It can be a confusing task to decide where to go in Sydney. But, 5 days are perfect to cover each corner of Sydney. You can visit popular places in Sydney, get walking tour and have local food during your vacation.

How much money for 5 days in Sydney?

The budget cost of 5 days in Sydney is USD 545. You can further save on your stays by opting for hostels and homestay. Also try to travel by public transportation whenever possible.

What to pack for Sydney 5 days vacation?

  • Carry extra battery of camera. If you are a shutterbug, carry extra memory card; those 5 days in Sydney are going to be full of moments that you would want to click!
  • Keep a journal to record your favorite moments and scribble notes!
  • Since you will be having a heavy luggage to fit your belongings for 5 days, carry a small backpack that you can use while you go sightseeing!

How to Spend 5 Days in Sydney

Local attractions to see

While the Sydney Opera House ranks top in places to visit when you are spending 5 days in Sydney, there are also plenty of other attractions to include in your list. Bondi Beach is famous for its surfing as well as for the awesome streetside shacks and cafes. Sydney Harbour Bridge is a great representative of historical architecture and offers stunning views. The Darling Harbor always has events and you can plan well in advance to include one in your Sydney 5 day itinerary. Apart from this the Taronga Zoo Sydney, Royal Botanic Garden, Hyde Park, Featherdale Wildlife Park as well as Sydney Olympic Park are worth the visit too.

If you want to visit slightly offbeat attractions, then the Museum of Contemporary Art, Powerhouse Museum as well as St Mary's Cathedral should feature in your list when planning to spend 5 days in Sydney.

Local experiences to have

There are plenty of local experiences to have in Sydney such as chill out spending a Sunday on Cockatoo Island. You can also explore the sculptures which are present made by the sea. Experience a great Aussie Brunch and definitely have a 5 star experience when in Sydney. You should also climb the harbour bridge and go exploring beaches that are not very popular. Even wine tasting is an experience you should not miss out on. Basically, while the tourist destinations are worth it, it is actually the stunning offsite spots that make for a great local experience.

Day trips from Sydney

When you are planning 5 day trip to Sydney, you can also include various other day trips from here. You can consider visiting Palm Beach, Port Stephens, Royal National Park, Mermaid Pools as well as Stanwell Park in your itinerary as well.

Sydney travel tips for first-timers

  • Book a food tour, nothing expresses the essence of Sydney like its food!
  • Take a weekend getaway, explore the nearby cities of Sydney.
  • List down the free days of the museums and try to visit them on those days to save on ticket fee.

Getting around Sydney in 5 days

You are going to be in the city for a considerable amount of time and hence it is recommended to get hang of the local transit system that will make getting around cheaper. Alternatively, you can hire a car or a bike and explore Sydney on your own, at your own pace.

Best places to eat, drink, and shop in Sydney

Things to eat and places to shop

There are various restaurants in Sydney offering you different types of food, but the top 10 Australian dishes you must scout for are- Hamburger with beetroot, Chicken and Corn Soup, witchetty grubs, Anzac biscuits, Emu, Weet-bix as well as Lamingtons. Even Lamb Leg Roast, John Dory Fillets and Barbecued Snags are worth a taste.

The best places to shop in Sydney are- Pitt Street Mall, Westfield Sydney, Queen Victoria Building, The Strand Arcade, World Square and the Rocks Precinct. You can also try out Chifley Plaza and Harbourside Shopping Centre.

Where to stay in Sydney for 5D4N vacation?

For a 5 day 4 nights vacation in Sydney, you can choose a vacation rental or a hotel that is conveniently located. You can score a good deal on BnB, since the stay is for a longer duration.

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