28 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

28 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

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28 days in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 9 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Frankfurt

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and North Head Sanctuary. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours in Katoomba (about 1h 40 min away). The adventure continues: stroll through Bondi Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday app .

Frankfurt, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in February, things will get much hotter in Sydney: highs are around 31°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

North Head Sanctuary, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

9
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Koala Conservation Centre (in Cowes) and Churchill Island Marine National Park (in Newhaven). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St Kilda, Churchill Island Marine National Park, Koala Conservation Centre
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

9
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.
For shopping fun, head to Adelaide Central Market or Vineyard Road Cellar Door. Take a break from the city and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and Port Noarlunga Reef. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Onkaparinga River National Park (in Port Noarlunga), Softfoot (in Victor Harbor) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hallett Cove Conservation Park, get engrossed in the history at Hans Heysen Art Studio, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and indulge your taste buds at Harvest the Fleurieu.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Adelaide holiday planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Adelaide by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Port Noarlunga, Smith Brothers Walking Trail, Harvest the Fleurieu, Vineyard Road Cellar Door, Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 21:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

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