18 days in South Australia, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

18 days in South Australia, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

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18 days in South Australia, Perth & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Langmeil Winery and Eudunda Heritage Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Tanunda side-trips: Clare (Crabtree Watervale Wines & Richardson Park Playspace), Martindale Hall Heritage Museum (in Mintaro) and St Aloysius Church (in Sevenhill). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Kalleske Wines and appreciate the extensive heritage of Town Walk of Tanunda.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tanunda day trip tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Tanunda is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Tanunda is 17 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in August; daily highs in Tanunda reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Adelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Greenock, Clare, Seppeltsfield, St Aloysius Church, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
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Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
St Aloysius Church ©
St Aloysius Church

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.
Popular historic sites such as The Cedars and Johnston Oakbank Cellar Door are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Primo Estate (in McLaren Vale), Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach) and Hans Heysen Art Studio (in Hahndorf). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Adelaide trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Tanunda to Adelaide takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Adelaide are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Historic Ketch Falie, ISKCON Adelaide, Primo Estate, Johnston Oakbank Cellar Door
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Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to All Saints Anglican Church in Belhus, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

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You can fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide to Perth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in August, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle, All Saints Anglican Church, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Visit The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park to see The National Pass about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Becket Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Sydney takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Sydney. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The National Pass
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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