15 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

15 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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15 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Vancouver

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.
Kangaroo Island Adventure Tours has been added to your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carrickalinga Beach and Aldinga Beach. McLaren Vale III Associates and Rundle Mall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seacliff Beach, explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach.

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Vancouver, Canada to Adelaide is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Adelaide is 17 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in December, expect Adelaide to be much warmer, temps between 79°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carrickalinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, McLaren Vale III Associates, Glenelg Beach, Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Carrickalinga Beach ©
Carrickalinga Beach
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach

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 in touch with nature at Royal Botanic Gardens and St. Kilda Beach. Visit Shrine of Remembrance and Parliament House of Victoria for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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 Sydney Opera House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Featherdale Wildlife Park, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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