13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip tool .

Melbourne to Sydney is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach--about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

2
nights
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 28th (Wed): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, then get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Adelaide online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Brisbane to Adelaide in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in August, expect Adelaide to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Cedars
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Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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