20 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

20 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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20 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

10
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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wentworth Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba Cascades (in Katoomba), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Lincoln's Rock (in Blue Mountains National Park). Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip maker website .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lincoln's Rock, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Central and Shrine of Remembrance. Head to Degraves Street and Ambiance Giftsfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Melbourne trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

5
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.
Get outdoors at Cleland Wildlife Park and Aldinga Beach. Relax by the water at Glenelg Beach and Henley Beach. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard, make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Adelaide itinerary planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Adelaide sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Glenelg Beach, Henley Beach, Ashton Hills Vineyard, Z Ward
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

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