10 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​h
End: Adelaide

3
days
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate South Australian Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia. Get some cultural insight at Rundle Mall and Migration Museum. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide planning website .

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airport is Adelaide International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums

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Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park and then browse the different shops at Melbourne Central.

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Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

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St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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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.
Visiting Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, and stroll through Clovelly.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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