24 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

24 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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24 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Sublime Point Lookout (in Leura) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Munich, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to Sydney is 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Sublime Point Lookout, Wentworth Falls, Taronga Zoo
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). Dedicate the 1st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip builder .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to God's Hill Wines (in Lyndoch), Tanunda (Steiny's Traditional Mettwurst & Kabminye Winery) and Greenock (Kalleske Wines & Murray Street Vineyards). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, make a trip to Adelaide Oval, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and steep yourself in history at Old Gum Tree Reserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Adelaide sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Greenock, Tanunda, Old Gum Tree Reserve, Seppeltsfield, Tscharke's Place
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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