23 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

23 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

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23 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Amsterdam

9
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 29th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get interesting insight from Tours, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne vacation maker site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Melbourne is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Amsterdam to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in November, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

7
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.
Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney route tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Adelaide to Hahndorf to see The Cedars about 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 11th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Migration Museum, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

The Cedars
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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