20 days in Greater Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

20 days in Greater Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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20 days in Greater Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Palm Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cronulla
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

3
nights
Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
Get outdoors at Palm Beach and Taronga Zoo. Visit Barrenjoey Lighthouse and Manly Freshwater Parish for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palm Beach: Balmoral Beach, Mosman (in Balmoral), Fairlight Beach (in Fairlight) and Shelly Beach (in Manly).

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Palm Beach road trip planning website .

Bangkok, Thailand to Palm Beach is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Palm Beach reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cronulla.

Things to do in Palm Beach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Manly, Taronga Zoo, Avalon Beach, Mona Vale Beach, North Narrabeen Beach
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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

2
nights
Cronulla

Cronulla ©
Cronulla is a beachside suburb, in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stroll through Shelly Beach RockPool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wanda Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Vaucluse House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach, and then kick back and relax at Tamarama Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cronulla tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Palm Beach to Cronulla takes 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cronulla can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Cronulla

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronte Beach, Vaucluse House, Tamarama Beach
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Tamarama Beach ©
Tamarama Beach
Shelly Beach RockPool ©
Shelly Beach RockPool

7
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Jeanneret Wines and Chateau Tanunda. Step out of the city life by going to Blowhole Beach and Granite Island. Venture out of the city with trips to McLaren Vale (Shingleback Wine Cellar Door & Angove McLaren Vale Cellar Door), Waitpinga Beach (in Waitpinga) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, stroll through Aldinga Beach, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Cronulla to Adelaide with the Route module. Traveling from Cronulla in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Adelaide. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, Port Elliot, McLaren Vale, Blowhole Beach, Granite Island
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Eastern Beach Reserve and 13th Beach. Get some historical perspective at Shrine of Remembrance and St Mary of the Angels. Venture out of the city with trips to Ballarat (Art Gallery of Ballarat & Ballarat Wildlife Park) and Bells Beach (in Torquay). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take a stroll through Degraves Street, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. December in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Ballarat, Geelong, Bells Beach, 13th Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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