Sydney Itinerary 5 Days

What to Do in Sydney in 5 days

Spending 5 days in Sydney will help you thoroughly explore the beautiful city. With a number of attractions in store, no day in Sydney will be left dull. Below are the attractions that you must include in your 5-day Sydney itinerary to have a memorable vacation.

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Best Itineraries for 5 Day Trip to Sydney

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Make your travel planning easier by using these perfect 5 days in Sydney itineraries from our users and travel experts. Look out for wisely chosen places you would like to explore during 5 days in 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:

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 presently 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.

Tours and Activities to Include

Traveling like a local without any help from trip planners is good. But here are some organised tours and activities that you must try

Best Hotels in Sydney for 5 Day Trip

This is the list of frequently added hotels in past by our travelers to their Sydney itinerary 5 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

Look out for 2 days or 3 days long weekend holiday ideas.

What Next?

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