21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Canberra
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Granite Island and Cleland Wildlife Park. When in Adelaide, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Bay in Port Elliot, approximately 1h 15 min away. Dedicate the 23rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip builder site .

London, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Adelaide is 9 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from London in November: highs in Adelaide hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Granite Island, Cleland Wildlife Park, Horseshoe Bay
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas & Wellness and Southbank. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong), Stony Creek Gallery (in Daylesford) and Art Gallery of Ballarat (in Ballarat). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday maker tool .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in November, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Stony Creek Gallery, St. Kilda Beach, Art Gallery of Ballarat
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Southbank ©
Southbank
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

5
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Burley Griffin and National Museum of Australia. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra, take in panoramic vistas at Telstra Tower, and see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra road trip planning website .

Getting from Melbourne to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jenolan Caves and The Nook. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Katoomba to see Wentworth Falls about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney trip builder website .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in December, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. On the 9th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Nook, Jenolan Caves, Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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