26 days in Adelaide & Perth Itinerary

26 days in Adelaide & Perth Itinerary

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26 days in Adelaide & Perth Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 12 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 13 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Sydney

12
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.
Get some historical perspective at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum and St Aloysius Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sevenhill Cellars and Chateau Tanunda. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Two Hands Wines Cellar Door (in Marananga), Greenock (Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars & Murray Street Vineyards) and Tanunda (Rockford Winery, Peter Lehmann Wines, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, stroll through Riesling Trail, and take a stroll through North Terrace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. May in Adelaide sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, McLaren Vale, Clare, Greenock, Hahndorf
Find places to stay May 6 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

13
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Fremantle Round House and St. Mary's Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine and Old Blythewood. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Barna Mia Nocturnal Wildlife Experience (in Dryandra), Dolphin Quay (in Mandurah) and Rockingham (Rockingham Beach & Point Peron). On the 24th (Fri), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 28th (Tue), spend the day exploring the area around Logue Brook Dam. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve, stroll through City Beach, contemplate the long history of Stirling Cottage, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Adelaide to Perth by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Adelaide to Perth due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Perth are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Harvey, York, Rockingham, Cunderdin Museum
Find places to stay May 18 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
Point Peron ©
Point Peron
Stirling Cottage ©
Stirling Cottage

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