11 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Doha

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney travel planner.

Gold Coast to Sydney is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park and Cleland Wildlife Park will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm), Greenock (Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars, Kalleske Wines, & more) and Domain Day Cellar Door (in Williamstown). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, do a tasting at Wolf Blass, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Greenock, Hahndorf, Tanunda, Seppeltsfield, Flaxman Wines
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Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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