17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Belfast

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: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker site .

Belfast, UK to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Belfast to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in February, expect Sydney to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and then look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval, get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, then hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and finally stop by Charlesworth Nuts.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Adelaide online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Adelaide, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. On the 14th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Cape Nelson lighthouse, delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest and Blowholes, and then don't miss a visit to Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Portland Botanical Gardens, then visit a coastal fixture at Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cape Nelson State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Portland route planner .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Portland takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Portland when traveling from Adelaide in February, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Bridgewater
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Petrified Forest and Blowholes ©
Petrified Forest and Blowholes
Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park
Portland Botanical Gardens ©
Portland Botanical Gardens

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne planner .

You can drive from Portland to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. February in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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