20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  29​h
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
2
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Darwin is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to Darwin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in September; daily highs in Darwin reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

1
night
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 1st (Mon): learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then look for gifts at Leathersmith and Bush Gallery, and finally explore and take pictures at The Cedars. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner.

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Drive from Darwin to Adelaide in 30 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Darwin, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hahndorf
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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.
Dedicate the 6th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in October, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow 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
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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