10 days in Adelaide, Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

10 days in Adelaide, Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

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10 days in Adelaide, Perth & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
South Australian Museum and Centennial Park Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Blowhole Beach and Horseshoe Bay. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Granite Island (in Victor Harbor) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, contemplate the long history of Old Gum Tree Reserve, get to know the fascinating history of North Terrace, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide trip planner.

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Adelaide, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carrickalinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, Old Gum Tree Reserve, Blowhole Beach, Granite Island
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Take a break from the city and head to Scarborough Beach and Penguin Island. Explore hidden gems such as Western Australian Maritime Museum and The Shipwreck Galleries. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House & Fremantle Prison). Dedicate the 23rd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle.

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Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Adelaide in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Penguin Island
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries
WA Maritime Museum ©
WA Maritime Museum

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, make a trip to Royal Exhibition Building, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Traveling from Perth in February, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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