16 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

16 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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16 days in Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  29​h
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Riga

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.
Get in touch with nature at Cleland Wildlife Park and Carrickalinga Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Horseshoe Bay and Seacliff Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Blowhole Beach, get a sense of history and politics at Torrens Building, stroll through Henley Beach, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Riga, Latvia to Adelaide is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Riga to Adelaide. Traveling from Riga in December, things will get much hotter in Adelaide: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Horseshoe Bay, Henley Beach, Laratinga Wetlands, Morgan Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Cowes Beach. Get outdoors at Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre and Half Moon Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Cowes (Phillip Island Wildlife Park & Tyde), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven). Spend the 29th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Woolamai Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowes, National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Gresswell Nature Reserve, Cape Woolamai Beach, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 31:
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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