22 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

22 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

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22 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
train + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  27​h
End: Bournemouth

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.
The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Kiama Blowhole and Wentworth Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Nan Tien Temple (in Wollongong) and The Giant Stairway (in Katoomba). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary maker .

Bournemouth, UK to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Bournemouth to Sydney. Traveling from Bournemouth in December, things will get much hotter in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Shelly Beach, Kiama Blowhole, Nan Tien Temple
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore South Australian Museum and Migration Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Blowhole Beach and Morgan Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Waitpinga Beach (in Waitpinga), Victor Harbor (Kaiki Walk - Granite Island & Granite Island) and Port Elliot (Boomer Beach & Horseshoe Bay). Dedicate the 8th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, get to know the fascinating history of North Terrace, contemplate the long history of Carrick Hill, and stroll through Carrickalinga Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Sydney to Adelaide by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, Adelaide is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Morgan Beach, Waitpinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Art Gallery of Ballarat and Australian Centre for the Moving Image are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat) and Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ballarat, St. Kilda Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

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