16 days in South Australia, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in South Australia, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in South Australia, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  18​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Dedicate the 2nd (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide online tour itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Adelaide is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Adelaide is 4 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: highs in Adelaide hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, and then sample the fine beverages at KI Spirits.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In April, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney road trip site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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