14 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

14 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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

5
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.
The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park Rail). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary planning site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In January, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waverley Cemetery, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
Get some cultural insight at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc.. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, examine the collection at Federation Square, and admire all the interesting features of Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday planning app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in January, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Adelaide Oval and Johnston Oakbank Cellar Door. You'll explore and learn at South Australian Museum and Art Gallery of South Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Tanunda (Rusden Wines & Langmeil Winery), Greenock (Murray Street Vineyards & Kalleske Wines) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). Dedicate the 16th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, contemplate the long history of O'Leary Walker Wines Adelaide Hills, do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, and see the interesting displays at National Motor Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide visit website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Tanunda, Oakbank, Greenock, McLaren Vale, The Cedars
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Kalleske Wines ©
Kalleske Wines
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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