11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Shanghai

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Fitzroy Gardens will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip app .

Shanghai, China to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Shanghai to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Shanghai in December, plan for much hotter days in Melbourne, with highs around 30°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Adelaide in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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