16 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  13​h
1
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and ASSP Gallery Shop. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Adelaide Central Market and Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Primo Estate (in McLaren Vale), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Paulett Wines (in Polish Hill River). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, do a tasting at Langmeil Winery, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary builder .

Manila, Philippines to Adelaide is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manila to Adelaide. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in August; daily highs in Adelaide reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Tanunda, Paulett Wines, Murray Street Vineyards, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, ASSP Gallery Shop
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Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Old Melbourne Gaol. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip site .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Head to Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney tour itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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