11 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

11 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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11 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  24​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Zurich

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Hallett Cove Conservation Park, identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, and then make a trip to General Post Office.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide travel itinerary planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Adelaide is 8 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in November: highs in Adelaide hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Hallett Cove Conservation Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park

3
nights
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 Trin Warren Tam-boore and Melbourne Zoo. Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Adelaide in November since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Get outdoors at Pulpit Rock Lookout and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planning site .

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 November, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Logan Brae Orchard, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Shelly Beach, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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