22 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

22 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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22 days in Adelaide, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Adelaide
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 8 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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.
Visiting Cleland Wildlife Park and Gorge Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Adelaide Oval and Old Gum Tree Reserve are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove), Onkaparinga River National Park (in Port Noarlunga) and The Cedars (in Hahndorf). Dedicate the 9th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Adelaide journey planner .

London, UK to Adelaide is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) is 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Adelaide at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Old Gum Tree Reserve, The Cedars, Gorge Wildlife Park, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

7
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 some historical perspective at Sovereign Hill and Shrine of Remembrance. Get in touch with nature at The Great Ocean Road and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Melbourne sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

8
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 get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Muogamarra Nature Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout & Pulpit Rock Lookout). Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney attractions planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Sydney are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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