26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Oslo
Fly:  25​h
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  24​h
Oslo

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and Adelaide Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Tscharke's Place (in Marananga), Rusden Wines (in Tanunda) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, and get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide journey planner .

Oslo, Norway to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Adelaide is 8 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Oslo in January, with highs in Adelaide at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Wineries, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenock, Rusden Wines, Horseshoe Bay, God's Hill Wines, Tscharke's Place
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines

2
days
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, then sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits

7
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Melbourne Zoo and The Great Ocean Road. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park in Pearcedale (about 1h 05 min away). Spend the 6th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. In February, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

9
days
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.
Visit The Rocks and St. Mary's Cathedral for their historical value. Visiting Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney driving holiday planning website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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