23 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

23 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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23 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

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.
Popular historic sites such as Martindale Hall Heritage Museum and North Terrace are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Granite Island and Jeanneret Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf), Clare (Sevenhill Cellars, Crabtree Watervale Wines, & more) and St Aloysius Church (in Sevenhill). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Mitchell Winery, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and contemplate the long history of Old Gum Tree Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide day trip planner.

London, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Adelaide, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Adelaide sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wineries

Side Trips

Clare, Glenelg, Sevenhill, Troubridge Island Conservation Park, Granite Island
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Beerenberg Farm ©
Beerenberg Farm
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Melbourne Gaol and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in September, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

7
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nan Tien Temple and Echo Point Lookout. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Millers Point. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Govetts Leap (in Blackheath), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama). And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, Kiama Blowhole, Taronga Zoo, Nan Tien Temple, Govetts Leap
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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