13 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

13 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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13 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  13​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shelly Beach and Bouddi National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Honolulu, USA to Sydney is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Sydney is 20 hours. In January in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bouddi National Park, Shelly Beach
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
On the 24th (Thu), stroll through Henley Beach and then kick back and relax at Glenelg Beach. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Wirra Wirra Vineyards, then kick back and relax at Maslin Beach, and then stroll through Aldinga Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in January, plan for little chillier nights in Adelaide, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aldinga Beach, Maslin Beach, Henley Beach, Glenelg Beach, Wirra Wirra Vineyards
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Wirra Wirra Vineyards ©
Wirra Wirra Vineyards

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eastern Beach Reserve and 13th Beach. Shrine of Remembrance and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Rip (in Queenscliff) and Ocean Beach (in Nelson). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take a stroll through Degraves Street, and buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne Central.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

13th Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, The Rip, Ocean Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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